Roanoke vs. Randolph
February 24, 2010
|Kyle Hagens||6 (0.857)|
|Mike Hardon||3 (0.750)|
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|Tj Story||(2, 0)|
|Travis Brown||6 (0.429)|
|Kevin Mccracken||5 (0.185)|
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|The Game Story:|
|SALEM, Va. --- Roanoke reeled off 71 shots in a 30-2 win over Randolph at Kerr Stadium on Wednesday afternoon. The Maroons improved to 3-0 overall, 1-0 in the ODAC while the Wildcats dropped to 0-1 in their season-opener.|
Roanoke, ranked fifth in the USILA Top-20 poll, got off to a hot start in its third-straight game with 20 goals or more this season. The Maroons scored an unofficial school-record 18 goals in the first quarter as they cruised to win their ODAC-opener.
The 30 goals scored by the Maroons were the most since the 2008 season, defeating Hood, 30-2. Roanoke went 16-for-21 on clear attempts and won 25-of-36 face-offs. The Maroons collected a season-best 58 groundballs to the Wildcats 17 on the afternoon. Of the 71 shots, 41 were on goal while allowing only 12.
Roanoke had 18 different players score goals in the contest, led by Matt Quinton (Elora, Ontario, Canada, Kitchener Braves)with five goals and one assist. Tyler Cockey (Woodbine, MD, Century)posted career-highs of seven points, three goals and four assists along with nine shots, seven on goal.
Richard Lachlan (Port Coquitlam, B.C., Terry Fox Secondary)had three goals and two assists, followed by Pat March (Glen Burnie, MD, Mt. St. Joseph)with one goal and three assists. Justin Tuma (Bloomfield Hills, MI, Lahser)(1g, 2a), Mike Hayden (Vienna, VA, James Madison HS)(2g, 1a) and Brendan Nizolek (Madison, CT, Fairfield Prep)(3g) each finished with three points on the day.
Tim O'Brien (Garnet Valley, PA, Garnet Valley)collected a career-high nine groundballs, followed by Drew Manley (Severna Park, MD, St. Mary's Annapolis)and Clarke Lewis (The Woodlands, TX, The Woodlands)with five each. Justin Tuma (Bloomfield Hills, MI, Lahser)won 8-of-9 face-offs and had six groundballs. Greg Khanzadian (Syracuse, NY, Christian Brothers)finished with four groundballs and won 5-of-7 face-offs.
Kyle Hagens (Chatham, NJ, Chatham)finished with six saves on the afternoon, while Mike Hardon (Devon, PA, The Gunnery)had three saves for the Maroons. Kevin McCracken had five saves for the Wildcats.
The men return to action on Saturday as they host Franklin & Marshall at Kerr Stadium. The Maroons defeated the Diplomats, 21-10 last season. Game time is scheduled for 1 p.m.