Lynchburg vs. Ohio Wesleyan
February 26, 2005
The Game Story:
LYNCHBURG, VA - Senior attack Billy McCulloch (Annandale,
VA/W.T. Woodson) found the back of the net six times as the Lynchburg
College men's lacrosse team defeated visiting Ohio Wesleyan
University 11-3 in non-conference play Saturday. The Hornets had last
beaten the Bishops in 1999, a five-game winning streak for OWU in the
head-to-head series.

Lynchburg dominated play in the first quarter, with
McCulloch scoring twice as LC opened a 5-0 lead. Ohio Wesleyan's John
Schlegel scored back-to-back goals early in the second period, but
three straight goals by McCulloch gave LC an 8-2 halftime edge. The
Lynchburg defense allowed just one goal in the final 40:16.

Freshman attack Ryan Cranston (West Chester, PA/B. Reed
Henderson) scored three times while Brian McCulloch (Annandale,
VA/W.T. Woodson) tallied a goal and three assists. A.J. Tinklepaugh
(Annandale, VA/W.T. Woodson) had one goal and Adam Gift (Centreville,
VA/Westfield) had two assists. Freshman goalie Garrett Curran (Hull,
MA/Tabor Academy) made 13 saves en route to recording his second
collegiate victory.

Schlegel had two scores for OWU (0-1), Kevin Lakani
scored while Harrison Iuliano had an assist. Paul McCommons made 15
stops. LC out shot their visitors 38-26 and had a 41-34 edge in
ground balls. The Hornets won 10 of the 17 face-off opportunities.

Lynchburg (2-0) travels west over Spring Break to take on
Colorado College Saturday at 1 p.m.