College Men’s Lacrosse Final – Roanoke 8, Guilford 7

Posted by Press Release on March 27, 2014 at 3:22 am under College | Comments are off for this article

SALEM, Va. – Tyler McWilliams scored with 1:47 left in regulation to lift Roanoke College to an 8-7 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) lacrosse victory over visiting Guilford College Wednesday night.

McWilliams scored both of his goals and had an assist in the second half. He helped the Maroons (7-3, 3-0 ODAC) rally past the Quakers (5-3, 0-3 ODAC) in Guilford’s best showing against the perennial ODAC power since an 11-10 overtime win over Roanoke in 1991.

The Quakers led, 1-0, after one quarter and held a 3-1 edge midway through the second period before Roanoke reeled off three straight goals. Guilford’s Duncan Fitzgerald tallied 29 seconds before halftime to knot the score at 4-4.

Guilford’s Dylan Haupt and Nick Damiano opened the second-half scoring, which gave the guests a 6-4 edge. McWilliams notched his first goal with 4:45 left in the frame and assisted on Will Pilat’s game-tying score later in the third quarter.

The teams played a scoreless final quarter for nearly 10 minutes as goalies Thomas Deane (Guilford) and Charles Pease (Roanoke) combined for seven saves. Roanoke went ahead on Kevin Jackson’ unassisted goal with 5:20 remaining, but Guilford’s Daniel Hughey notched his second goal of the night, which tied the score at 7-7 with 2:36 left.

The Quakers threatened after McWilliams’ go-ahead score as Duncan Fitzgerald won his third face-off of the night. Guilford called two timeouts and had four shots in the final 99 seconds, but none were on goal. Following a Roanoke timeout with two seconds remaining, Hughey took one final shot from about 30 yards out, which made it on goal, but was deflected away by Pease.

Roanoke won 16 of the game’s 19 face-offs, including 12 by James Fisher, who picked up a game-high 10 ground balls. Kevin Jackson caused two turnovers, picked up five ground balls and also scored twice. Pease finished with eight saves, a ground ball and a caused turnover in goal.

Hughey’s two goals paced Guilford’s balanced offense. Dylan Haupt added a goal and an assist. Nick Huckins picked up a team-best six ground balls and Deane finished with 15 saves, his third game with at least 15 stops this year.

The Quakers return home to host Hampden-Sydney College next Wednesday (4/2) in a 5:00 p.m. ODAC contest.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
2014 Guilford College Lacrosse
Guilford vs Roanoke (Mar 26, 2014 at Salem, VA)

Guilford (5-3, 0-3 ODAC) vs. Roanoke (7-3, 3-0 ODAC)
Date: Mar 26, 2014
Location: Salem, VA
Stadium: Kerr Stadium
Attendance:310
Start time:7:00 pm
End time:8:57 pm
Total time:1:57

   SCORE BY PERIOD       1  2  3  4  Tot
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   Guilford............  1  3  2  1 -  7
   Roanoke.............  0  4  2  2 -  8

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: Daniel Hughey 2; Dylan Haupt 1; Duncan Fitzgerald 1; Andrew McDonagh 1; Rufus Terry 1; Nick Damiano 1.
ASSISTS: Dylan Haupt 1; Josh Shipman 1.

Roanoke SCORING: GOALS: Tyler McWilliams 2; Kevin Jackson 2; Colin Mackenzie 1; Clarke Lewis 1; Will Pilat 1; Steven Jackson 1.
ASSISTS: Joey Dishaw 1; Tyler McWilliams 1; Josh Sibio 1.

Guilford GROUND BALLS: Nick Huckins 6; Juquan Tellis 5; Trey Atkinson 3; Chase Clausen 3; Adam Fiore 3; Dylan Haupt 3; Ian Wiesenberg 3; Thomas Deane 2; Duncan Fitzgerald 2; Chase Rogers 2; Rufus Terry 2; Nick Damiano 1; Cam Davis 1; Daniel Haupt 1; Jake Hymowitz 1; Nick Nesbitt 1; Larry Nichols 1; Justin Przezdziecki 1.

Roanoke GROUND BALLS: James Fisher 10; Kevin Jackson 5; Joey Dishaw 4; Michael Lintner 4; Tyler McWilliams 3; Michael Packo 3; Wes Pancoast 3; Spencer Parsons 3; Will Carter 2; Max Kraus 2; Billy Newman 2; Chad Smith 2; Jeff Dube 1; Steven Jackson 1; Charles Pease 1.

Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Nick Huckins 1; Andrew McDonagh 1; Nick Nesbitt 1; Juquan Tellis 1; Rufus Terry 1.

Roanoke TURNOVERS CAUSED: Kevin Jackson 2; Michael Lintner 2; Wes Pancoast 2; Joey Dishaw 1; Jeff Dube 1; James Fisher 1; Jimmy Kuzma 1; Michael Packo 1; Charles Pease 1.

SHOTS – Guilford 28; Roanoke 41.
SHOTS ON GOAL – Guilford 15; Roanoke 23.
PENALTIES – Guilford 2/1:30; Roanoke 1/0:30.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES – Guilford 1-1; Roanoke 0-2.
TURNOVERS – Guilford 26; Roanoke 21.
FACEOFFS – Guilford 3-19; Roanoke 16-19.
CLEARS – Guilford 18-24; Roanoke 17-20.
GOALIES – GC: Thomas Deane 5-3 (60:00 minutes, 23 shots-15 saves, 8 GA); RC: Charles Pease 7-3 (60:00, 15-8, 7).

Start time: 7:00 pm Finish time: 8:57 pm Length of game: 1:57
Officials:. Scorer: Richmond Bramblet.
A-310 T-1:57
Old Dominion Athletic Conference game


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