No. 18 Roanoke holds off men's lacrosse's late rally

Colin McGuire tries to get past a defender. Text: Colin McGuire, hat trick, 2 ground balls

Salem, Va. -- The Lynchburg men's lacrosse team traveled to face No. 18 Roanoke Saturday night and fell just short to the Maroons by a final score of 13-11 in the matchup of Old Dominion Athletic Conference heavyweights.

Senior attackman Colin McGuire (Odenton, Md.) and sophomore attackman Trammel Robinson (Memphis, Tenn.) led the Hornets, contributing three goals each. Junior midfielder Nick Willertz (Severn, Md.) picked up four ground balls, one goal, and one assist. Senior goalie CJ Santora (Tewksbury, Mass.) had 13 saves in the net.

 

THE RUNDOWN

Final: No. 18 Roanoke 13, Lynchburg 11

Records: Roanoke (8-3, 3-1 ODAC), Lynchburg (4-6, 2-1 ODAC)

Venue: Kerr Stadium, Roanoke College, Salem, Va.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The first quarter proved to be an even matchup. Willertz scored the first goal for the Hornets, assisted by junior midfielder Rivington Lambert (Lake Wylie, S.C.). Freshman midfielder Riley Schmidt (Catonsville, Md.) and junior attackman Logan Adams (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) each scored unassisted goals for Lynchburg, and the two teams ended the first quarter tied, 3-3.  

  • The Maroons took the lead in the second quarter, scoring five more goals as Lynchburg only managed one, by Schmidt and assisted by senior midfielder Ryan Kardux (Wayne, N.J.).

  • Entering the third quarter behind 8-4, Lynchburg managed to close the gap. Three of Lynchburg's five goals in the quarter came from McGuire, and the Hornets trailed 10-9 with 15 minutes to play.

  • In the fourth quarter, Roanoke scored the first two goals. Robinson netted a pair in the late going, but Lynchburg couldn't finish the comeback.

 

LOOKING AHEAD

The Hornets will head back home for a pair of games next weekend. Lynchburg will play host to Stevenson on Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. and will turn around for another home game, Saturday, April 7 against ODAC foe Guilford, also at 7 p.m. The Hornets and Quakers will celebrate HEADstrong Awareness Month in the contest. More information about the benefit can be found via this hyperlink.

--LC--

Sat Sep 21
at ITA Southeast Regional Championship, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va. -- Day 2
Sat Sep 21
Fresno State
vs. Lynchburg
CODE RED Match
Sat Sep 21
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Catholic
Sat Sep 21
2:00 PM
Mary Washington
vs. Lynchburg
Parents Weekend
Sat Sep 21
2:00 PM
Southern Virginia
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Sep 21
4:00 PM
Mary Baldwin
vs. Lynchburg
Sun Sep 22
at Bridgewater Invitational, Lakeview GC, Harrisonburg, Va. -- Day 1
Sun Sep 22
at ITA Southeast Regional Championship, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Va. -- Day 3
Mon Sep 23
at Bridgewater Invitational, Lakeview GC, Harrisonburg, Va. -- Day 2
Mon Sep 23
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Fri Nov 08
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Lynchburg
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@ Hood College, Frederick, Md. MMI Tip-Off Tournament
Sat Nov 09
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@ Hood College, Frederick, Md. MMI Tip-Off Tournament
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Sun Nov 10
12:00 PM
Meredith
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Wed Aug 21
7:30 PM
Randolph
vs. Lynchburg
Scrimmage
Fri Aug 30
Final
4 Roanoke
1 vs. No. 22 Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Sep 07
Final
0 Maryville (Tenn.)
1 vs. No. 22 Lynchburg
Sun Sep 08
Final
0 Regent
10 vs. No. 22 Lynchburg
Wed Sep 11
Final
2 No. 16 Mary Washington
0 vs. Lynchburg
Fri Sep 13
Final
1 No. 13 Oglethorpe
2 vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 18
Final - 2OT
0 Lynchburg
0 at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 21
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Catholic
Wed Sep 25
7:00 PM
Washington and Lee
vs. Lynchburg
Non-conference match
Sat Sep 28
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Wed Oct 02
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Non-conference match
Wed Oct 09
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Oct 12
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Hampden-Sydney
Wed Oct 16
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sat Oct 19
7:30 PM
East. Mennonite
vs. Lynchburg
Homecoming
Wed Oct 23
7:00 PM
Shenandoah
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Oct 26
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Va. Wesleyan
Tue Oct 29
7:00 PM
Guilford
vs. Lynchburg
Senior Night
Fri Nov 01
TBA
TBA
vs. Lynchburg
ODAC Tournament -- First Round
Sun Nov 03
TBA
TBA
vs. Lynchburg
ODAC Tournament -- Quarterfinal
Sat Nov 09
TBA
TBA
vs. Lynchburg
ODAC Tournament -- Semifinal
Sun Nov 10
TBA
TBA
vs. Lynchburg
ODAC Tournament -- Championship
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No Event
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Sat Aug 31
Final
2 No. 10 Johns Hopkins
0 vs. No. 20 Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke Invitational Soccer Showcase
Sun Sep 01
Final
2 Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.)
7 vs. No. 20 Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke Invitational Soccer Showcase
Sat Sep 07
Final
1 Maryville (Tenn.)
2 vs. No. 20 Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 1
Sun Sep 08
Final
0 Kalamazoo
3 vs. No. 20 Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 3
Sat Sep 14
Final - 2OT
2 No. 19 Lynchburg
3 at Emory
Sun Sep 15
Final
1 No. 19 Lynchburg
0 at Piedmont
Wed Sep 25
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 28
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sat Oct 05
1:00 PM
Bridgewater (Va.)
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Oct 09
4:00 PM
Randolph
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Oct 12
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at East. Mennonite
Tue Oct 15
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Ferrum
Wed Oct 16
4:00 PM
Sweet Briar
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Oct 19
5:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Homecoming
Wed Oct 23
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Randolph-Macon
Sun Oct 27
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shenandoah
Wed Oct 30
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Guilford
Sat Nov 02
1:00 PM
Va. Wesleyan
vs. Lynchburg
Senior Night | CODE RED Match
Wed Nov 06
TBA
TBD
vs. Lynchburg
@ High Seed ODAC Tournament -- Quarterfinal
Sat Nov 09
TBA
TBD
vs. Lynchburg
@ Highest Seed ODAC Tournament -- Semifinal
Sun Nov 10
TBA
TBD
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@ Highest Seed ODAC Tournament -- Championship
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