Moravian vs. King's College
April 14, 2007
The Game Story:
The Greyhounds rallied from a two-goal deficit early in the fourth quarter to earn their second Middle Atlantic Conference win of the season, defeating King's College, 7-6, at Rocco Calvo Field. Moravian led 2-1 after the first quarter; however, the Monarchs scored the only two goals in the second 15 minutes to go to halftime with a 3-2 lead. The contest was tied at 4-4 after three quarters, but King's netted a pair of goals in the first 2:40 of the fourth quarter for a 6-4 advantage. Moravian would score at the 7:41 and 6:53 marks of the fourth to tie the match. Greyhound sophomore attack Jason Tosches took a pass from senior midfielder T.J. Hirsch and put the winning goal in the back of the cage with 1:10 remaining in the contest. Moravian had a 29-26 advantage in shots, a 48-43 edge in ground balls and won 11 of 16 face-offs in the contest. Senior attack Daniel Larson led the Greyhounds with two goals while Tosches, sophomore attack Christopher Danni and freshmen midfielders Kevin Smart, Cruz Sierra and Dylan Maher each found the back of the net once. Sophomore attack Keith Danner added an assist while Hirsch led Moravian with 12 ground balls and won ten of 15 face-offs. Junior defender David Poppe had three ground balls in the match to go over 100 for his career. Sophomore goalie Benjamin Larson made 13 saves for the Greyhounds, and he had nine ground balls to go over 100 for his career as well. Ryan Lachner led King's with two goals and an assist while John Booth scored two goals. T.J. Long and John Doran each scored for the Monarchs. Goalie Tim Cassi led King's with seven ground balls to go with 11 saves.