Starting Attack Unit Combines For 13 Of Teams 14 Goals In The Win
CHESTERTOWN, Md. — Senior attackman Tyler Powers (Duxbury, Mass. / Duxbury) scored a career high seven goals to lead host Washington College past visiting Muhlenberg 14-8 in a Centennial Conference men's lacrosse game played tonight on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
Washington College 14, Muhlenberg 8
How It Happened
- Powers put the Shoremen on the board just 1:26 into the contest, scoring off of an assist from Trey Ritter.
- Ethan Grossman tied the game for the Mules by finishing off a pass from Brandon Moyer with 12:51 to go in the opening quarter.
- The Shoremen would score the next three goals in a span of 1:13 to take the lead for good. Powers fired a man-up goal off an assist from Tanner Barbieri to give the Shoremen a 2-1 lead with 11:58 to go in the quarter. Peter Jacobs finished off an assist from Casey Grieves 25 seconds later, and Grieves finished the 3-0 Shoremen run with an unassisted goal with 10:45 to play in the quarter to put Washington ahead 4-1.
- Scott Fayan would break the run for the Mules, scoring off an assist from Niko Del Moro with 6:52 to go, but Powers would score two more goals before the end of the quarter, sandwiched around a Muhlenberg goal from Jack Colt, to give Washington a 6-3 lead after the opening quarter.
- Frankie Feaster cut the lead to 6-4 with 7:53 to go in the second quarter by finishing off a Grossman assist, but Jacobs and Powers would close out the quarter with back to back goals, the last coming off an assist from Cooper Sloan with 3:17 to go, to put Washington ahead 8-4 at the halftime break.
- Powers scored the first two goals of the second half to put Washington ahead 10-4 before Brandon Moyer finished off a pass from Del Moro to make it a 10-5 game with 9:46 remaining in the third quarter.
- Grieves and Jacobs would score unassisted goals, sandwiched around a man-up goal from Nate Emrick, to put the Shoremen ahead 12-6 after three quarters.
- Each team would score two goals in the fourth quarter to provide the final margin.
For the Shoremen (8-4 Overall, 3-2 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Powers (7 goals), Grieves (3 goals, 1 assist), Jacobs (3 goals, 1 assist), Sean Reilly (1 goal), Sloan (2 assists), Ritter (2 assists), Barbieri (1 assist), Austin Hepburn III (1 assist).
- Goalie: Ben Flood (8 saves, 8 goals allowed, 60:00).
- Graham Hulsey and Tim Hickey each caused a game high three turnovers, while Sam Cloud scooped up a team high five ground balls.
- The Shoremen enjoyed a sizable 46-27 advantage in shots and only turned the ball over 11 times, while forcing 17 turnovers from the Mules.
- Washington went 14-for-17 on clearing attempts and 2-for-8 on the man up.
For Muhlenberg (10-3 Overall, 2-3 Centennial Conference)
- Scorers: Colt (2 goals), Emrick (2 goals), Grossman (1 goal, 1 assist), Moyer (1 goal, 1 assist), Feaster (1 goal), Fayan (1 goal), Del Moro (2 assists), Joey Hess (1 assist), Daniel Doreste (1 assist).
- Goalie: Garrett Pope (8 saves, 14 goals allowed, 60:00).
- Feaster went 16-for-25 at the face off X, including 10-for-12 in the second half alone.
- The Mules were 13-for-15 clearing the ball and went 1-for-6 on their man up chances.
- Each team scooped up 28 ground balls in the contest.
- Powers was named the Goose Nation TV Shoremen Player Of The Game on the webcast of the game for the first time in his career.
- The starting attack unit of Powers, Jacobs, and Grieves combined for 13 of the Shoremen's 14 goals on the night.
- The win was the eighth straight win for Washington against Muhlenberg, as the Shoremen are now 15-1 against the Mules all time.
Up Next for the Shoremen
4/21 @ #10 Franklin & Marshall - 7:00 p.m. (Centennial Conference game)