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Men's Lacrosse Stumbles Against DePauw

Men's Lacrosse Stumbles Against DePauw

April 15 - HIRAM, Ohio - The Terrier men's lacrosse team dropped a 17-8 decision to visiting DePauw on Saturday afternoon.  

The Tigers used an 11-4, second half, scoring advantage to pull away from the Terriers in the final 30 minutes of the game. 

The Terriers opened the scoring just 54 seconds into the game, as Nick Rollason tallied his first of the day off an assist from Hunter Jenkins

Despite the early goal, DePauw came right back, outscoring Hiram 4-0 over the remainder of the quarter to take a 4-1 lead into the second. 

The Terriers locked down on the defensive end and freshman Liam Osborne tallied eight first-half saves as Hiram whittled the Tiger advantage back down to two by halftime. 

Hiram received all three of their goals from Evan Pinney, including the final tally with just nine seconds to play in the half to cut the score to 6-4. Pinney also notched a short-handed goal at the 5:13 mark of the frame. 

The second half was controlled by the visitors, as DePauw outscored Hiram 5-2 in the third quarter, and 6-2 in the fourth to round out the scoring, 17-8. 

Rollason added two more goals to his totals in the second, marking his second-straight hat trick. The junior has tallied at least one point in every game this season, and has totaled seven in his last two outings. 

Tim Stucky and Jenkins posted the remaining goals for Hiram, while Jenkins also tallied two more assists. The freshman finished the game with four points and currently holds the team lead with 36. 

Hiram will be back in action on on Tuesday, April 18, as they travel to Oberlin College to take on the Yeomen. The North Coast Athletic Conference matchup is scheduled for 7:00 PM.