Wingate vs. Presbyterian
March 3, 2007
The Game Story:
Bulldogs top Presbyterian 21-6 in Deep South Conference action Saturday 3/3/2007
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Kyle Costello
Kyle Costello
Wingate, N.C.----The Wingate University menís lacrosse team scored 20 unanswered goals to take a 21-6 Deep South Conference victory over Presbyterian College Saturday afternoon at Irwin Belk Stadium and John R. Martin Field. The contest was the first conference game for both teams.

Wingate is 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the DSC. Presbyterian falls to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in the DSC. The Bulldogs entertain Saint Vincent (Pa.) College Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The Blue Hose host Deep South Conference foe Mars Hill College Tuesday (6 p.m.) in Clinton, S.C.

Presbyterian freshman midfielder Ben Ewing (Atlanta, Ga.) opened the scoring 30 seconds into the contest, giving the Blue Hose a brief 1-0 lead at the 14:30 mark. The Bulldogs responded in a big way, finding the back of the nets 20 consecutive times to take the big DSC win.

Wingate sophomore midfielder Ryan Otterblad (Dumfries, Va.) scored all five of his goals in the first half. Bulldog junior attack Kyle Costello (Wilmington, N.C.) matched Otterblad with five goals. Costello dished out a team-high four assists, while Otterblad recorded three helpers.

Nine different Bulldogs scored at least one goal Saturday. Wingate junior attack Stephen Torkington (Coronado, Calif.) recorded three goals, while senior midfielder Bryan Safarik (Vancouver, B.C.) and sophomore attack Greg Williams (Woodbridge, Va.) contributed two goals each.

Presbyterian freshmen attack men Jeremy Metcalfe (Dallas, Ga.) and Brian Foley (Charlotte, N.C.) recorded two goals and two assists each. The Blue Hose scored four goals in the fourth quarter.

Wingate junior goalkeeper David Suthers (Manassas, Va.) played 43 minutes, allowing only two goals. Suthers recorded seven saves. Presbyterian freshman netminder Pat Slaughter (Lutherville, Md.) went the distance. He allowed 21 goals and notched eight saves.