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Tigers Host Bridgewater in First Ever Matchup

Tigers Host Bridgewater in First Ever Matchup

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA - Tiger Lacrosse will host the Bridgewater College Eagles on Saturday at 1 pm at Lewis C. Everett Stadium. To view the game notes, please click here. The game will be webcasted along with live stats.

The Storyline

  • Hampden-Sydney rolled to a 13-3 win on the road at Ferrum College on Saturday.
  • H-SC led 6-0 after one quarter and went on to score the first seven goals.
  • James Hughes posted four goals and two assists while Jess Hawthorne had a hat trick.
  • Jake Koferl contributed two goals and an assists, Mike Funk tallied four assists with one score, and Corey Mavromatis had one goal and one assist.
  • Brad Mostowy was dominant on face-offs, winning 15 of his 16 attempts with 15 ground balls.
  • David Noftsigner and Cody Hornung each played 30 minutes in net to combine for 12 saves.
  • Bridgewater is in it's first year as a varsity lacrosse program and are led by H-SC alumnus Mic Grant '91.
  • Bridgewater is 3-2 this season with wins over Transylvania, Southern Virginia, and Oglethorpe.
  • The Eagles lost 14-6 to Ferrum on March 5 and 5-4 at Piedmont on Wednesday.
  • Bridgewater most recently beat Oglethorpe 18-0 on Saturday and lost to Piedmont 5-4 on Wednesday,

Previous Meeting

  • This is the first ever meeting between the Eagles and the Tigers

Scouting the Eagles

  • Bridgewater has gotten off to a strong start in the first year of intercollegiate lacrosse.
  • The Eagles won their program opening game with relative ease in an 8-4 decision over Transylvania.
  • Four days later, they secured a 27-6 win over Southern Virginia but lost to Ferrum 14-6 on March 5, a team H-SC beat 13-3 this past Saturday.
  • Bridgewater rebounded with an 18-0 win at Oglethorpe but then dropped a low-scoring 5-4 game at Piedmont.
  • The Eagles are a balanaced offensive team with 22 different players having tallied either a goal or an assist.
  • Six different players have taken at least 10 faceoff attempts. All five have won well under 50% of them.
  • Andrew Buss has started all four games at goalkeeper and sports a 6.00 goals against average with a 64.8% save percentage. He made 10 saves against Piedmont and had a career-best 17 against Ferrum.