Guilford College Men’s Lacrosse Final – Randolph-Macon 10, Guilford 9 (ot)

Posted by Don Moore on March 29, 2008 at 10:59 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

Greensboro, N.C. – Zach Craft scored 2:09 into overtime to give visiting Randolph-Macon College a 10-9 Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s lacrosse win over Guilford College Saturday night in the league opener for both teams.

Guilford (2-6, 0-1 ODAC) tied the game with 10 seconds left in the fourth quarter on Joe Dauksis’ unassisted goal. Randolph-Macon’s JR Sander won the overtime face-off and controlled possession for the entire period before Craft scored the winning goal.

The Quakers overcame an early 3-0 deficit and led 5-4 in the second quarter, before Paul Johnsen scored the second of his game-high three goals to tie the game at 5-5 at halftime.

The Yellow Jackets’ Barnes and Johnsen tallied the only goals of the third quarter, which gave the guests a 7-5 edge headed into the final quarter.

Guilford’s Matt Meriwether answered with back-to-back tallies to start the fourth-quarter scoring and tie the game. Tyler Zivic’s second goal of the night gave the Quakers an 8-7 lead with 8:45 to play.

Barnes and Peter LaPaglia netted back-to-back tallies, both with a man advantage, to restore the Randolph-Macon (5-2, 1-0 ODAC) advantage and set up Dauksis’ game-tying tally.

Johnsen and Barnes paced Randolph-Macon with a game-best three goals apiece. Tyler Wilkins had a game-high three assists.

Meriwether and Zivic led Guilford’s scorers with two tallies apiece. Todd Bochenek added two assists.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final) / 2008 Guilford College Lacrosse / Randolph-Macon vs Guilford (Mar 29, 2008 at Greensboro, N.C.)
Randolph-Macon (5-2, 1-0 ODAC) vs. Guilford (2-6, 0-1 ODAC)
Date: Mar 29, 2008 Location: Greensboro, N.C.
Stadium: Armfield Ath. Center
Attendance:125
Start time:6:00 pm End time:8:07 pm Total time:2:07

SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 OT Tot
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Randolph-Macon…… 3 2 2 2 1 – 10
Guilford………… 2 3 0 4 0 – 9

Randolph-Macon SCORING: GOALS: Paul Johnsen 3; Connor Barnes 3; Billy Rowe 2; Zach Craft 1; Peter LaPaglia 1.
ASSISTS: Tyler Watkins 3; Zach Craft 1; Rich Wilkens 1.

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: Tyler Zivic 2; Matt Meriwether 2; Dan Orr 1; Joe Dauksis 1; Mark Halip 1; Josh Osbourne 1; Colin Davis 1.
ASSISTS: Todd Bochenek 2; Dan Orr 1.

Randolph-Macon GROUND BALLS: JR Sander 8; Adam Liberto 5; Zach Craft 4; Paul Johnsen 4; Kurt Henegan 3; Kris Knopp 3; Tyler Watkins 2; Thomas Jackson 1; Chris Lamb 1; Billy Rowe 1; Rich Wilkens 1.

Guilford GROUND BALLS: Andrew Heimsath 4; Todd Bochenek 3; FJ Ientile 3; Ken Keesee 3; Dan Simpson 3; Tyler Zivic 3; Gates Benson 2; Kyle Boylan 2; Warren Brown 2; Matthew Fuquay 2; Tyler Harrison 2; David Heltzel 2; Andrew Vigne 2; Matt Youngblood 2; Joe Dauksis 1.

Randolph-Macon TURNOVERS CAUSED: Kris Knopp 2; Zach Craft 1; Thomas Jackson 1; Paul Johnsen 1; Peter LaPaglia 1.
Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Tyler Harrison 2; Warren Brown 1; Colin Davis 1; Andrew Heimsath 1; David Heltzel 1; Ken Keesee 1.

SHOTS – Randolph-Macon 39; Guilford 33.
SHOTS ON GOAL – Randolph-Macon 25; Guilford 21.
PENALTIES – Randolph-Macon 5/4:30; Guilford 6/5:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES – Randolph-Macon 3-5; Guilford 2-5.
TURNOVERS – Randolph-Macon 19; Guilford 22.
FACEOFFS – Randolph-Macon 13-23; Guilford 10-23.
CLEARS – Randolph-Macon 16-21; Guilford 21-27.
GOALIES – RMC: Adam Liberto 5-2 (64:00 minutes, 21 shots-12 saves, 9 GA); GC: Andrew Vigne 2-6 (64:00, 25-15, 10).

Start time: 6:00 pm Finish time: 8:07 pm Length of game: 2:07
Officials: Scott Smith; Steve Dahl; Pete Almacy. Scorer: Guilford Sports Info.
A-125 T-2:07
Old Dominion Athletic Conference game


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