#16 Lynchburg Falls to #7 Stevenson, 12-9

#16 Lynchburg Falls to #7 Stevenson, 12-9

Score: Stevenson 12, Lynchburg 9

Location: Owings Mills, Md. (Mustang Stadium)

Records: Stevenson 3-1, Lynchburg 3-3


From the Face-Off

The #16 Hornets traveled to Owings Mills, Md. Friday night for the Mustang Classic where they fell to #7 Stevenson 12-9.

Game Breakdown

- Stevenson jumped out in the opening minute to net the game's first goal

- The Mustangs would find the back of the net at the 9:30 and 7:45 marks to take an early 3-0 lead

- Sophomore Evan Lombardo would score an unassisted goal with 6:37 in the first quarter to cut the deficit to two

- Senior Harrison Brennan fed sophomore Andrew Thomas to keep chipping into the lead at the 6:37 mark

- Stevenson ended the mini Hornet run at the 5:01 mark to go up 4-2

- Lombardo added his second goal of the game with junior Colin McGuire on the assist to bring Lynchburg within a goal at the end of the first quarter

- Sophomore Seamus McDonald evened the game in the first 12 seconds of the second quarter

- Freshman Kevin Rogers gave Lynchburg its only lead of the game at the 14:09 mark of the second quarter

- The Mustangs would even the game with 7:54 left in the half

- A defensive stale mate saw a tie game heading into the half, 5-5

- Stevenson opened the third quarter on a 4-0 run to hold a 9-5 lead before Lombardo scored his third goal of the game to end the Mustang run with 9:04 left in the third quarter

- Sophomore Colin Dean scored with 7:54 to bring the Hornets within two

- Lynchburg went a man up when Thomas added his second goal of the game to bring Lynchburg within one of Stevenson with 2:16 left in the third quarter

- The Mustangs ended the 3-0 Hornet run in the first 55 seconds of the fourth quarter to go up 10-9

- Rogers tailed his second goal of the night with the assist coming from Thomas at the 9:54 mark to make it 10-9 in favor of Stevenson

- The Mustangs would hold strong in the final eight minutes adding two goals, the second on an empty net, to secure a 12-9 win over the Hornets

Inside the Box Score

- Junior goalie CJ Santora made 16 saves for Lynchburg

- Lombardo led the Hornets with three goals

- Rogers and Thomas also had strong performances with two goals and an assist

A Look Ahead

The Hornets will continue play in the Mustang Classic against ninth ranked Amherst College on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.