Tigers Lacrosse Rolls Past Ferrum 14-3
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA - The Hampden-Sydney Tigers lacrosse squad scored the first 10 goals of the contest en route to a 14-3 decision over the Panthers of Ferrum College.
Thomas Armstrong (Charlotte, NC / Charlotte Latin), Eric Gorsline (Virginia Beach, VA / Norfolk Academy), James Hughes (Raleigh, NC / Middle Creek), and Micah Keller (Richmond, VA / Christchurch) each found the back of the net in the first quarter while Carter Mavromatis (Virginia Beach, VA / Cape Henry) had two assists along with one assist from Ryan Martin (). The second quarter proved to be all Tigers as well. The Mavromatis brothers combined for three of the quarter's six goals while Nate Cundy (Midlothian, VA / James River), Kyle Fox (Manassas, VA / Osbourn Park), and Sam Rapoport (Suffolk, VA / Nansemond-Suffolk) each scored in the quarter. Ferrum tallied all three of its scores in the third quarter as Patrick Cathro, Andrew Senft, and Dylan Burdick each scored a goal.
Carter Mavromatis had a game-high two goals and two assists. Fox had three points (2 goals, 1 assist) along with Gorsline (2g, 1a), and David Simone (Virginia Beach, VA / Norfolk Academy) (1g, 2a). Andrew Maser (Newport News, VA / Hampton Roads) and Simone also scored their first career collegiate goals. Defenseman Cameron Sheppard (Denver, CO / Kent Denver) and Austin Black (Dallas, TX / Plano) also recorded an assist apiece.
Brad Mostowy (Atlanta, GA / Alpharetta) went 7-7 on face-offs with six ground balls while Dontae Buck (Baltimore, MD / Baltimore City College) went 8-13 with four groundballs. Ned Bowden forced a game-high four caused turnovers with five ground balls, and Black recorded three caused turnovers and four ground balls. All four goalkeepers saw the field and each recorded at least one save. Every healthy Tiger was able to contribute to the winning cause by receiving playing time on the field.
Andrew Gibeau and Dylan Murphy added one assist each for Ferrum while Damian Pulos made seven saves and scooped a team-high six ground balls.
H-SC held advantages in ground balls (38-30), turnovers (21-28), clears (16-20 for H-SC and 13-19 for FC), face-off wins (15 to 6), and shots (35-25).
The Tigers travel to Newport News, VA, on Wednesday for a 4 pm contest against the Captains of Christopher Newport University.