Ohio Wesleyan vs. Lynchburg
February 27, 2010
The Game Story:
Senior attacker Chaz Narwicz (Yardley, Pa./Holy Ghost Prep) scored to kick off a game-opening 4-0 run and senior attacker Rob Young (Langhorne, Pa./Council Rock South) scored the Bishops' last 3 goals of the game as Ohio Wesleyan held off a Lynchburg rally to defeat the 17th-ranked Hornets on Saturday at Selby Field.

Narwicz tallied a man-up goal for a 1-0 Bishop lead at the 12:32 mark of the first quarter, and sophomore attacker A.J. Pellis (Edmonton, Alberta/St. Francis Xavier), junior attacker Shaun Crow (Darnestown, Md./The Bullis School), and junior defender Tony D'Abarno (Venetta, Pa./Peters Township) followed with scores as Ohio Wesleyan scored on its first 4 shots of the game.

Max Voumard's goal got the Hornets on the scoreboard during the final minute of the first quarter, but Ohio Wesleyan opened the second quarter with scores by Narwicz and senior midfielder Ricky Scheetz (Dublin/Jerome) to extend the lead to 6-1, and that 5-goal margin continued when senior attacker Gavin Cunningham (Rye, N.Y.) beat the first-half horn with an unassisted goal that gave the Bishops a 9-4 advantage at the break.

After the teams traded scores to open the third quarter, Lynchburg rallied, getting a pair of man-up scores from the combination of Dylan Hoff to Ethan Farrell, and adding tallies from Pat Ohrem and Ben Sauer to cut the deficit to 10-9 midway through the period.

Young ended the Lynchburg run by converting a Narwicz feed into a goal with 1:33 left in the third quarter, but the Hornets had an answer when Austin Jeter scored to make it 11-10 less than a minute later.

Young notched a pair of scores during the fourth period, scoring off a Crow assist at the 8:26 mark and picking up a loose ball right in front and finding the back of the net in one motion to wrap up the scoring with 6:15 left in regulation time.

The Bishop defense took over from there, killing off a Lynchburg man-up situation with less than 3 minutes to play and getting 4 timely saves from junior goalkeeper Jud Hall (Columbus/Upper Arlington) during the fourth quarter.

Young led the Bishops with 3 goals, while Narwicz finished with 2 goals and an assist and senior midfielder Robb Shrader (Worthington/Thomas Worthington) scored twice.

Hall recorded 10 saves in the Ohio Wesleyan crease.

Farrell led Lynchburg with 4 goals, with Voumard adding 2 goals and Hoff collecting a goal and 4 assists.

Roland St. Clair-Barrie started in goal for Lynchburg. Franc Cook came on in the first quarter and made 4 saves during the remainder of the game.