Lynchburg vs. Randolph-macon
April 24, 2004
The Game Story:
LYNCHBURG, VA - Sophomore midfielder A.J. Tinklepaugh (Annandale, VA/W.T. Woodson) scored with 30 seconds left on the game clock on a feed from senior Brandon Childs (Baltimore, MD/St. Paul's) to give the Lynchburg College men's lacrosse team a 12-11 come-from-behind victory over Randolph-Macon College Saturday in an ODAC contest.

The Yellow Jackets took a 5-4 lead at halftime and extended their advantage to 8-4 with three straight goals to open the third quarter. The teams exchanged two scores each and the fourth period opened with R-MC owning a 10-6 lead. The Hornets scored twice early, and back-to-back goals by Billy McCulloch (Annandale, VA/W.T. Woodson) and Brian Kemper (Bel Air, MD/Bel Air) tied the game at 10 all with just over five minutes to play. Randolph Macon's Joe Fluery scored off the next face-off, but LC tied the game again at 2:58 with a goal from Kevin Reinecke (Crofton, MD/Arundel). The Hornets had several chances to score in the closing two minutes, but were unsuccessful until Childs scooped up a loose ball and found Tinklepaugh in front of the net with 30 seconds left.

McCulloch scored three times and added three assists, while Childs had two goals and three assists, setting the school record for most career assists (100). Reinecke found the back of the net three times, while Kemper scored twice. Charlie Enman (Long Valley, NJ/West Morris Central) added a goal and an assist. Chris Johnson (Chantilly, VA/Centreville) played the last 25:31 in goal to post the victory.

Brian Vierheller kept the visitors in the game, making 25 saves. P.C. Johnsen had three goals and three assists for R-MC (6-9/1-5 ODAC), while Joe Fleury tallied three goals and two assists. Brendan Toone had two goals and an assist and Jack Parrish had a goal and an assist. Lynchburg out shot the Yellow Jackets 48-23, and won 15 of the 26 face-offs.

The Hornets conclude the 2004 regular season with a 9-4 record, 4-2 in the ODAC. LC has earned a spot in the four-team conference tournament, which will begin Wednesday. Tournament pairings, sites and times have yet to be announced.