Randolph vs. Susquehanna
March 6, 2010
The Game Story:
Lynchburg, VA -- First-year midfielder Stephen Allman scored a school-record four times in a 17-6 non-conference loss against Susquehanna University (Pa.) on Saturday afternoon.

With the loss Randolph falls to 0-4 overall, while Susquehanna improves to 1-1 on the season.

The visiting Crusaders would take a quick 2-0 advantage thanks to two goals from Sean Ludwick in the first 14 minutes of the first quarter. Allman would net his first goal of the game with 14 seconds left in the quarter to cut the lead to 2-1. Susquehanna would use a big second quarter surge, outscoring the WildCats 7-2 in the second frame, as the Crusaders would take a 9-3 lead into the break.

Another goal from Allman cut the lead to 11-4 with 4:22 left in the third quarter, but Susquehanna would answer as Marcus Cheatham, Ludwick, and Tim Pastore would score three unanswered goals to extend the lead back to 14-4 after three quarters of play. Junior midfielder Rashan Colbert would net his first goal of the season, and Allman would add one more tally to close the game.

Allman's four goals marks a school record in the programs two year existence. Randolph was outshot 43-23, while Susquehanna held a 52-28 advantage in ground balls. Sophomore goalie Kevin McCracken finished with 16 saves.

Ludwick led the Crusaders attack with a match-high five goals on nine shots. Billy Spack added three goals, while Jon Horbert and Pastore netted two goals each. Nine Crusaders found the scoring column in the victory. Blake Middendorf made five saves in net for Susquehanna recording the win.

Randolph will return to action Wednesday when the WildCats travel to Christopher Newport University for a match scheduled for 7:30 p.m.