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Rollins Trounces Florida Southern, 20-11 in SSC Action

Rollins Trounces Florida Southern, 20-11 in SSC Action

Dunn Leads Team with Four Goals and Two Assists


WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 6, 2019) – The Rollins men's lacrosse team saw 13 different players contribute to scoring on the night, led by junior attackman Ryan Dunn with four goals and two assists, en route to a 20-11 victory over Florida Southern on Saturday afternoon at Cahall-Sandspur Field.  The Moccasin drubbing lifts the Tars to a record of 8-3, and 2-2 in Sunshine State Conference action, while FSC drops to 7-6, and 2-2 in SSC play.

Behind Dunn's six points, Blake Buell notched four goals and an assist of his own for five points, which was matched by Greg Taicher who earned five points of his own as he tallied three goals and two assists.  Blake Buell notched four goals and an assist, followed by Jackson Colling with a hat trick and one assist.  Both Joey Cinque and Parker Mosack notched two goals and one assist, while Tommy Keane scored two goals of his own.  Roy Hansen dished out two assists, followed by Chase Snyder, Drew Miller, Kyle Portera, Brandon Carlin, and Cam Reeves with one assist each.  Snyder and Will Eckert led the team in ground balls with five each, followed by Evan Schimek and Rob Champigny with four apiece.  Schimek an Harrison Bluestein led the team in caused turnovers with three each.  In goal, Will Eckert played a full 60 minutes where he faced 21 shots on goal.  Eckert earned 10 saves while allowing 11 goals on the night.  At the faceoff-x, Kyle Sudol won 7-of-18 attempts for the Tars, while Cam Reeves won 5-of-10, and Jake Jones won 3-of-6.

Florida Southern saw a game high five goals from Sean Nolan, who also added an assist on the afternoon.  Behind Nolan, Kyle Silverstein contributed two goals and two assists, followed by Carson Wallace of with two goals of his own.  Jeff Atlas notched a goal and an assist each, followed b Joe Appio with one goal.  Dalton Simpson was credited with two assists, while Liam Winwood and Bryce Keaton earned one assist each.  Both Austen lison and Kevin Horwitz picked up six ground balls apiece, with Horwitz earning 10-of-18 faceoff attempts.  Jeff Phelps won 7-of-11 faceoff attempts, while Gunther Lubonski won 2-of-5.  Lison and Logan Brubaker notched two caused turnovers apiece.  In goal for Florida Southern, Maxwell Freestone played a full 60 minutes where he faced 34 shots on goal from the Tars.  Freestone was credited with 14 saves while allowing 20 goals.

How it Happened:
Rollins led 2-1 after the first quarter, but exploded in the second stanza to outscore the Mocs 8-2 to enter the halftime break holding onto a 10-3 lead.  Florida Southern bested the Tars in the third quarter, outscoring Rollins 6-5 to pull to within four, 15-9.  However, Rollins hit their stride once again, putting up five goals in the fourth quarter in comparison to the Mocs' two, closing out the game with a 20-11 lead.

Notes:

  • The Tars trail the all-time series against the Mocs, 4-8, but are 3-3 against FSC in Sunshine State Conference history, and are 2-2 against the Moccasins when playing on their home turf.
  • With three goals on the afternoon, senior attackman Greg Taicher became the program's all-time leader in goals scored.  Taicher now leads the all-time record books in goals, assists, and overall points.
  • With 67 career caused turnovers, Evan Schimek is 11 away from becoming the program's all-time leader in caused turnovers in a career.  Schimek needs to surpass Nick Scannapieco `13, who concluded his career with 77 caused turnovers in his four year career.

THE SERIES:
Rollins vs Florida Southern (4-8)

 

Date

Opponent

 

Score

 

Attend

Site

Notes

$

3/11/2009

At Florida Southern

L

5-11

 

177

Lakeland, Fla.

Deep South Conference Contest

$

2/13/2010

Vs Florida Southern

L

7-12

 

---

Orlando, Fla.

Deep South Conference Contest – played at Boone High School (Orlando, Fla.)

$$

4/13/2010

At Florida Southern

L

4-7

 

75

Lakeland, Fla.

Deep South Conference Tournament

$

2/11/2011

Vs Florida Southern

L

7-10

 

449

Orlando, Fla.

Deep South Conference Contest - Played at Boone High School (Orlando, Fla.)

$

2/22/2012

At Florida Southern

L

8-14

 

157

Lakeland, Fla.

Deep South Conference Contest

$

3/20/2013

FLORIDA SOUTHERN

W

10-7

 

378

Winter Park, Fla.

Deep South Conference Contest

*

3/1/2014

At Florida Southern

L

11-18

 

210

Lakeland, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest

*

3/14/2015

FLORIDA SOUTHERN

L

14-17

 

403

Winter Park, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest

*

4/9/2016

At Florida Southern

W

11-10

 

224

Lakeland, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest

*

4/15/2017

FLORIDA SOUTHERN

L

8-9

 

407

Winter Park, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest

*

4/7/2018

At Florida Southern

W

16-11

 

211

Lakeland, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest

*

4/6/2019

FLORIDA SOUTHERN

W

20-11

 

178

Winter Park, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest – Both team received votes on USILA DII Poll

THE BREAKDOWN:
Overall: 4-8
$ Deep South Conference: 1-5
$$ DSC Tournament: 0-1
* Sunshine State Conference: 3-3
** SSC Tournament: 0-0
Home: 2-2
Away: 2-4
Neutral: 0-2

NEXT:
The Tars return to action on Wednesday, April 10, when they take on the University of Tampa Spartans in a mid-week road matchup.  Game time against the Spartans is set for 8:00 pm.  Fans who are unable to attend the contest can follow all of the action live on the Tars Sports Network at RollinsSportsLive.com, as well as with live stats on TarsStats.com.

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