Looney Tallies Three Goals, Assist in Loss
CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- Visiting 14th-ranked Washington and Lee scored eight of the game's final nine goals en route to a 15-7 victory over fourth-ranked host Washington College this afternoon on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. The Generals improved to 3-1 overall, while the Shoremen fell to 0-2 with the loss.
The Generals scored three times in the first five minutes of the game, firing off 11 shots in the process. An extra-man goal by Christian Zanetis off an assist from Kevin Katzmann completed the game-opening run. Washington scored four of the next five goals to pull even by the end of the quarter, tying the score on an extra-man goal by freshman attackman Tanner Barbieri (Wayne, N.J./St. Peter's Prep) off an assist from sophomore attackman Owen Evans (West Chester, Pa./Reed Henderson) with 1:03 to play.
W&L opened the second quarter with three straight goals to take the lead for good as Joe Perrella pushed the lead to 7-4 with an unassisted goal with 4:47 left. Washington scored the next two to trim the margin to 7-6 on a goal by junior midfielder Sid Looney (Westhampton, N.Y./Westhampton) with 1:20 remaining in the half. It was all Generals after that as Tyler Goldman scored off a Zanetis assist with 35 seconds remaining before the intermission and the Generals won the third quarter, 4-0, to take a 12-6 lead on an extra-man goal by Alex Owen off a Katzmann assist with 6:00 left in the period.
Joe Perella scored five goals and assisted on another in the win for the Generals, while Zanetis had two goals and five assists. Cam Lewis added three goals and two assists. Owen had a pair of goals, while Katzmann had two assists. Wyatt Devine was impressive in goal for the Generals, making 14 saves and chalking up an assist to boot. Bobby Doyle went 10-for-16 on face-offs with six ground balls.
Looney paced the Shoremen with three goals and an assist, while senior attackman Stephen Luck (Catonsville, Md./Boys' Latin) had two assists. Senior goalie Andrew Bolland (Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes) made five saves and allowed 11 goals in 36:52 of playing time before being pulled in favor of sophomore goalie Jackson Szurley (Lincoln, R.I./Moses Brown), who finished with four saves and four goals allowed.
Washington held a 42-40 edge in shots in the game and committed seven fewer turnovers than the Generals (11 to 18). W&L went 5-for-6 on extra-man opportunities, while the Shoremen were just 1-for-5.
The loss snapped a 13-game home winning streak for the Shoremen who hadn't lost at home since a 15-10 loss to Dickinson on April 13, 2013.
The Shoremen are back in action Wednesday with a 7:00 p.m. non-conference game against St. Mary's College of Maryland at the Calverton School in Huntingtown, Md.