April 3, 2012

Game Notes: Lacrosse Faces Arch-Rival Randolph-Macon in Ashland

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Preview
Hampden-Sydney (4-5, 1-2 ODAC) vs. Randolph-Macon (9-3, 3-0 ODAC)
Wednesday, April 4 | 4 pm | Ashland, VA

Last Time Out for the Tigers

  • #5 Lynchburg College beat the Tigers 16-7.
  • Lynchburg scored five goals in each of the first three quarters.
  • Hampden-Sydney scored the first goal of the first and second quarters, but then allowed a 5-0 Hornets run to close the quarter.
  • The Tigers started to build momentum with two scores to open the second-half, but a third straight goal was waived off and led to a Lynchburg score.
  • Micah Keller led the team with two goals while Eric Gorsline had a goal and an assist.
  • Dylan Hoff, Andrew Wilfong, and Max Voumard each had three goals and one assist for Lynchburg.
  • Jeff Schwartz won 13-of-17 face-offs with nine groundballs.
  • Franc Cook made eight saves for the Hornets while CJ White and Cody Hornung recorded a combined 10 for the Tigers.

Last Time Out for the Yellow Jackets

  • Randolph-Macon beat Guilford 14-12 on the road.
  • It was the team's ninth win, the most since the 1999 season.
  • R-MC led 8-5 at halftime and 13-8 with 13 minutes left in the game.
  • Guilford scored four straight goals in the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to 13-12 with 6:30 left in the game.
  • R-MC's Justin Butler then scored at 4:10 to provide the final tally of the game.
  • Butler, Jason Andrews, and Tyler Midwinter each had three goals while Jake Leddy posted two.
  • Tyler Teodosio and Chase Clausen each had three goals for Guilford while Nick Mann had two goals and two assists.
  • Greg Nash, one of the top goal scorers in the ODAC thus far, was limited to just one goal on seven shots.
  • Both goalies made seven saves apiece.
  • Guilford won 17-of-28 face-offs.

The Last Time These Two Met    

  • Hampden-Syndey won 14-8 at home on April 6, 2011.
  • The Yellow Jackets scored just four goals in the first three quarters.
  • The Tigers led 12-4 after three quarters.
  • Micah Keller had three goals while Ben Clarke and Eric Gorsline had two scores.
  • Carter Mavromatis posted a goal and three assists while Cole Hawthorne tacked on two goals and two assists.
  • Brian Rowe, Patrick Egan, and Justin Butler each had two goals for Randolph-Macon.
  • Cody Hornung made seven saves while allowing six goals and Jason Crawford made 11 saves for R-MC.
  • H-SC had a 41-23 advantage in groundballs and won 18-of-26 face-offs.

In the 2012 National Ranks

  • 26 - Carter Mavromatis, Assits/Game (2.0)
  • 28 - Micah Keller, Goals/Game (2.89)
  • 45 - Brad Mostowy, GBs/Game (6.22)
  • 46 - Points Per Game (17.11)
  • 47 - Assists Per Game (6.56)
  • 54 - Scoring Offense (10.56)
  • 56 - Man-Down Defense (79.2%)
  • 70 - Man-Up Offense (27.8%)
  • 74 - Micah Keller, Points/Game (3.56)
  • 76 - Ground Balls Per Game (34.0)
  • 86 - Saves Per Game (11.0)

The Numbers Game

  • 3 players ranked in the top 20 at H-SC for career points.
  • 20.8% man-down defense.
  • 2 man-down goals.
  • 2 ODAC teams are ranked in the Top-20
  • +32 turnover margin
  • 3 assists needed for Carter Mavromatis to set a school record for career assists

Looking at Randolph-Macon

  • With a 9-3 record, the Yellow Jackets have their most wins since the 1999 season.
  • R-MC is 4-1 at home this year, with their one loss being a 12-8 decision against Mary Washington.
  • R-MC has allowed just 11 man-up goals.
  • Tyler Midwinter has 48 points on 25 goals and 23 assists.
  • R-MC features six players with 20 or more points on the season.
  • Randolph-Macon has won just 44.1% of their face-offs.
  • Jason Crawford boasts an 8.41 goals against average and is averaging nearly 11 saves a game.