Randolph-macon vs. Shenandoah
March 10, 2010
The Game Story:
ASHLAND, VA Ė Randolph-Macon had nine different players score as the Yellow Jackets topped visiting Shenandoah 20-7 Wednesday afternoon in menís lacrosse action.

Jake Leddy who had three goals and four assists for seven points on the afternoon led R-MC (2-0) offensively. Billy Rowe chipped in with four goals, while Brian Rowe and Tyler Midwinter each had a hat trick in the victory.

On the defensive side of the ball, R-MC won the ground ball battle 49-22 led by Joe Liberto and Kris Knopp, who had eight and seven GBs respectively. The Yellow Jackets forced 25 turnovers and Jason Crawford turned away seven shot in net as well.

Shenandoah (0-4) was led by goalkeeper Andrew Fleischmann who made 18 saves in net for the Hornets. Joe Avveduti, PJ Cooper and Jimmy Bungert each had a pair of goals in a losing effort for SU.

After Avveduti put SU up 1-0, R-MC went on a 4-0 run to close the first quarter, getting two goals from Billy Rowe and single strikes for Kevin Patton and JR Sander.

SU got back-to-back goals to start the second stanza, pulling within one at 4-3 when Avveduti scored with 6:38 to go in the half.

R-MC then reeled off the final six goals of the half, taking a 10-3 lead into the locker room at intermission.

The Yellow Jackets scored the first six goals of the second half, taking a 16-3 when Midwinter tallied a goal with just under 14 minutes to play in the game.

The Yellow Jackets out shot Shenandoah 56-17 on the day, converted 21-of-23 clears attempt and won 18-of-30 face-offs in the victory.

Randolph-Macon will be back in action on Saturday when it heads to Goucher College for a 1:00 p.m. face-off.