|Sophomore attacker Jarred Law (Littleton, Colo./Arapahoe) had a
goal and an assist as Ohio Wesleyan broke a 7-7 tie with a 3-0 run and went
on to defeat fifth-ranked Lynchburg in non-conference play on Saturday at
The Battling Bishops had taken a 5-2 first-quarter lead, with
freshman attacker Brian McCommons (Smyrna, Del./Dover) leading the way with
a goal and an assist, but Lynchburg tied the game at 6-6 late in the second
quarter as senior attacker Brandon Childs (Baltimore, Md./St. Paul's) had 2
Law gave Ohio Wesleyan a 7-6 lead with a goal in the last minute
of the first half, but the Hornets evened the game on a score by senior
attacker Kevin Reinecke (Crofton, Md./Arundel) in the opening seconds of
the third quarter.
Law then set up junior attacker Jason Balmer (Chester Springs,
Pa./Forman School) to put the Bishops ahead to stay, then scored to make it
a 9-7 game. Lynchburg closed to within 10-9 and 11-10, but the Bishops put
the game away with a pair of goals by Brian McCommons in the closing minutes.
Balmer, Law and Brian McCommons led the Bishops with 3 goals apiece.
Reinecke had 5 goals and an assist for Lynchburg and Childs added
3 goals and an assist.
Junior Paul McCommons (Smyrna, Del./Dover) had 14 saves in the
Lynchburg senior Nick Braun (Midlothian, Va./Clover Hill) had 8
saves in the Tiger goal.