|Box Score |
On Saturday afternoon the Griffins traveled to Mars Hill College to take on the Lions. The Griffins jumped out to an 8-1 lead with 10:29 to play in the second quarter, which proved too much for the Lions to overcome leading to a 14-9 Seton Hill road win.
Lefebrve got Seton Hill on the board at the 10:59 mark of the first quarter. McBride answered for the lions to tie the score at the 8:08 mark before the Griffins rattled off seven unanswered goals. Hultgren, Cogley, Delaney and Mansfield scored to give Seton Hill a 5-1 lead after the first quarter. The Griffins held a 10-6 advantage in shots on goal in the period. Delaney, Mansfield and Hultgren opened the second quarter with three straight goals to make the score 8-1 with 10:29 to play. The Lions came back with three unanswered goals of their own, with two coming from McBride, before Piche scored to make the score 9-4 at the half.
Four straight Griffin goals to open the third quarter gave SHU a 13-4 lead. McBride scored a shorthanded goal with 2:42 to play in the stanza to cut the Lions deficit to eight. The Lions scored four straight goals to open the fourth quarter. Garrett scored a pair of goals on the man-advantage, with Dan Applebaum picking up the assists on each goal. McBride and Tomkinson added tallies of their own to cut the score to 13-9 with 6:59 to play. Seton Hill shut the door and added a late tally by Piche for the final margin ending the game 14-9.
James Delaney paced Seton Hill with three goals, while Taylor Mansfield, Erik Hultgren and Marc Piche added two-apiece. Dan Lefebrve notched a four-point night for Seton Hill with a goal and three assists. Jimmy Cogley led the Griffins with five ground balls. Chris Ilse earned the victory in net with nine saves. Seton Hill outshot the Lions 39-37. With the victory the Griffins are now 2-1 on the season. Seton Hill hosts Chestnut Hill College next on March 9th at 1:00PM.