#19 Men's Lacrosse Tames Tigers of Sewanee, 15-8

#19 Men's Lacrosse Tames Tigers of Sewanee, 15-8

Score: Lynchburg 15, Sewanee 8

Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Shellenberger Field)

Records: Sewanee (4-5), Lynchburg (4-4)

 

From the Face-Off

The Hornets faced off on Shellenberger Field against the Sewanee (Tn.) on a beautiful Friday night. The game was the first of the weekend for Lynchburg who will travel to defending ODAC Champion Washington and Lee on Saturday.

Game Breakdown

- Freshman midfielder Kevin Rogers got the Hornets going early with the assist coming from senior midfielder Daniel Owens with just 36 seconds after the opening whistle

- Owens scored the next goal for Lynchburg on an assist from senior midfielder Chris Camarca to give the Hornets a 2-1 lead

- The teams would then trade goals with Camarca tallying for the Hornets and Jimmy Parker scoring for the Tigers

- The Hornets would score the next three goals to take a 6-2 lead into the second quarter

- Sophomore attackman Logan Adams scored on a fast break goal on an assist from sophomore attackman Andrew Thomas to open the scoring in the second quarter

- Thomas and Camarca both scored on assists from junior Colin McGuire to finish the first half with a 9-3 lead

- Sophomore attackman Evan Lombardo scored an unassisted goal two minutes into the third quarter and sophomore midfielder Rivington Lambert scored just 18 seconds later to give the Hornets an 11-3 lead

- Sewanee then began to chip away at the lead with Peter Brown scoring three straight goals and assisting on a Will Pratt goal to bring the score to 11-7 at the end of the third quarter

- Lombardo got the Hornets back on the board off of a nice cross crease pass from Thomas in transition two minutes into the fourth quarter

- Rogers would score his second goal of the day on an extra man opportunity to push the score to 13-7 with 12 minutes remaining in the game

- Peter Brown would answer for the Tigers scoring unassisted for his fourth tally of the game

- The Lynchburg defense did not allow another goal for the final ten minutes of the game

- Lombardo found the net for his third foal of the game on an assist from Adams with 8:35 remaining

- Thomas found the back of the net on an assist from Freshman Attackmen Colin Dean to push the score to the final of 15-8

Inside the Box Score

- Junior midfielder Colin McGuire had a goal and 2 assists

- Senior midfielder Chris Camarca had 2 goals and 1 assist

- Sophomore Logan Adams provided a spark in his first game back from injury with a goal and an assist

- Senior defenseman Cole Barrett dominated the physical game, grabbing 6 ground balls for the Hornets

- Junior goalie CJ Santora had 9 saves on the night

A Look Ahead

The Hornets travel to Lexington, Va. to take on defending Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) champion Washington and Lee on Saturday, March 25 at 5:00 pm. Both teams are unbeaten in ODAC play.