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Tars Roll to 14-9 Victory over Eagles Behind Dunn’s Eight Points

Tars Roll to 14-9 Victory over Eagles Behind Dunn’s Eight Points

Rollins defeats Embry-Riddle in Final Regular Season Game of 2019


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 20, 2019) – Ryan Dunn notched eight points as he scored five goals and added three assists en route to the Rollins men's lacrosse team's 14-9 win over Embry-Riddle on Saturday night at Embry-Riddle Lacrosse Field.  The win closes out the Tars' regular season schedule with a record of 10-4, and 4-3 in Sunshine State Conference action, while the Eagles drop to 8-9, and 0-7 in SSC play.

Behind Dunn's career best eight point performance, Joey Cinque netted a hat trick of his own, followed by Drew Miller, Adam Scalisi, Brandon Carlin, Parker Mosack, Finn Jent, and Marshall Ellison with on eeach.  Carlin dished out two assists for a total of three points on the night, followed by Grant Long with one assist of his own.  Dunn and Chase Snyder led the team in ground balls with five apiece, followed by four each from Kyle Sudol and Cam Reeves.  Leading the team in caused turnovers was Evan Schimek with two on the night.  In goal, Will Eckert played 54:05 minutes, earning two saves while allowing six goals as he faced eight shots from the Eagles.  Ty Wedekind closed out the game between the pipes, facing three shots, all of which found the back of the net.  On the night, Kyle Sudol won 5-of-11 faceoff attempts, followed by Cam Reeves winning 7-of-11, and Jake Jones earning 2-of-3.

The Eagles saw a team high four goals from Jared Kane, followed by two from Gavriel Del Vilar, and one apiece from Kyle Dalrymple, Gavin Maddin, and Jacob Schripsema.  Mitchell Cody led the team with four assists, while Dalrymple dished out one of his own.  Mark Urso took every faceoff for the Eagles, winning 11-of-25 on the evening while adding five ground balls.  Lucas Fraser led the team in ground balls with six, followed by Michael Forte with five, and Weston Ott with four.  Forte tallied a team high two caused turnovers.

How it Happened:
Rollins jumped out to a 2-0 lead thanks to back-to-back unassisted goals b Dunn, and the Tars never looked back.  Rollins held on to a 3-2 lead after the first quarter, and after an explosive second quarter that saw them outscore the Eagles, 4-0, Rollins led by 7-2 at the halftime break.  The Tars rolled through the third quarter putting up five goals to Embry-Riddle's three, to enter into the final quarter with a 12, 5 lead, and in the final 15 minutes of action, the Eagles outscored the Tars 4-2 to close out the game with Rollins holding on to a 14-9 advantage.

Notes:

  • With 74 career caused turnovers, Evan Schimek is four away from becoming the program's all-time leader in career caused turnovers.  Schimek needs to surpass Nick Scannapieco `13, who concluded his career with 77 caused turnovers in his four-year career.
  • Saturday's matchup marked the second meeting between the two teams in official competition.  Rollins now leads the all-time series, 2-0.

THE SERIES:
Rollins vs. Embry-Riddle (2-0)

 

Date

Opponent

 

Score

 

Attend

Site

Notes

*

4/14/2018

EMBRY-RIDDLE

W

18-3

 

413

Winter Park, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest | First meeting in program history between Rollins and Embry-Riddle | Rollins received votes at time of competition

*

4/20/2019

At Embry-Riddle

W

14-9

 

128

Daytona Beach, Fla.

Sunshine State Conference Contest | Rollins received votes at time of competition.

THE BREAKDOWN:
Overall: 2-0
* Sunshine State Conference: 2-0
** SSC Tournament: 0-0
Home: 1-0
Away: 1-0
Neutral: 0-0

NEXT:
Rollins returns to action on Thursday, April 25, as the third-seeded Tars take on the second-seeded University of Tampa Spartans in the Sunshine State Conference Tournament Semifnals.  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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