Guilford vs. Lynchburg
April 18, 2009
The Game Story:
GREENSBORO, N.C. (4/18/09) - Tyler Tolson scored four goals and Austin Jeter added three in visiting Lynchburg College's 18-5 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men's lacrosse victory at Guilford College Saturday.

The Hornets, ranked 17th in this week's USILA Division III Poll, improved to 10-4 (4-1 ODAC) with the win. Guilford dropped to 3-10 (1-5 ODAC) in its home and league finale.

Tolson opened the game's scoring 74 seconds into the match, which set off an 11-0 Lynchburg run. Seven different Hornets tallied in the spurt, including Dylan Hoff and Eddie Bilinkas, who both scored twice.

Daniel Dowd got the Quakers on the board with an unassisted tally 4:58 before halftime and scored with three seconds left in the second quarter to make the score 13-2 at halftime.

Ten different Hornets ended up scoring goals in the match, including Tolson, who also added two assists and finished with six points. Hoff added two assists for four points on the day. Ethan Farrell scored twice and picked up a team-high three ground balls. All 44 Hornets who made the trip saw game action. Franc Cook, the first of three Lynchburg goalies, made three saves and did not allow a goal in over 20 minutes of work. Roland St. Clair Barrie made a team-high four stops in over 21 minutes.

Dowd's three goals paced Guilford, which was outshot, 46-26. Teammate David Heltzel added a goal and an assist. Starting goalie Ryan Walsh played the first half and made five saves. Greg Nash won nine of 22 face-offs and picked up a game-high six ground balls.

The Quakers close the regular season Wednesday (4/22) against crosstown-rival Greensboro College at Grimsley High School. The Hornets visit Washington and Lee University Wednesday night in a contest that could determine second place in the ODAC standings.