Goucher vs. Randolph-macon
March 13, 2010
The Game Story:
BALTIMORE, MD Tyler Midwinter registered at hat trick but Goucher scored nine first-half goals en-route to a 12-4 mens lacrosse win over Randolph-Macon on Saturday afternoon.

Goucher opened the scoring when Rory Averett struck at the 10:37 mark. R-MCs Taylor Wicke knotted the game at 1-1 just over two minutes later with an unassisted strike.

The Gophers then reeled off the next four goals, taking a 6-1 advantage when Matt Lynch set up Averett with just over 13 minutes to play in the half.

Tyler Midwinter brought the Jackets back to a 6-2 deficit when he took a pass from Kevin Patton and beat Goucher keeper Chris Stricklin with 11 minutes to play in the first stanza.

GC scored the final three goals of the half to take a 9-2 lead into the locker room at intermission.

Averett opened the second half scoring with a goal at 13:08 mark of the third quarter before Midwinter made the score 10-3 with just over two minutes to play in the third.

Adam Liberto made nine stops in net for R-MC, while Stricklin turned away nine shots as well.

GC out shot R-MC 30-23 and held a 45-35 edge in ground balls.