Lynchburg Men’s Lacrosse Opens Season with 21-4 Win Over Birmingham Southern

Lynchburg Men’s Lacrosse Opens Season with 21-4 Win Over Birmingham Southern

For immediate release – 2/12/2012 - #224
Lynchburg Men's Lacrosse Opens Season with 21-4 Win Over Birmingham Southern

LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg College men's lacrosse team scored the first 16 goals of the game and 16 different players found the back of the net Sunday afternoon as the Hornets cruised to a 21-4 non-conference victory over visiting Birmingham Southern College.

Senior Jeff Schwartz won the opening face-off and promptly scored in the first seven seconds of the game and the Hornets never looked back. LC scored seven times in the first period and eight more times in the second to give LC a 15-0 halftime edge. The Panthers scored three times in the third and once in the fourth, as LC scored six second-half tallies.

Senior attack Dylan Hoff had three goals and three assists to lead all scorers. Freshman Jay Goldsmith contributed a goal and three assists and Matt Manzo had two goals and an assist and Pat Ohrem and Todd Galvin also had two goals. Thomas Rodenhouse and Vin Curran and each had a goal and an assist, while Schwartz, Andrew Wilfong, Derek Sweet, Campbell Armstrong, Chase Loetz, David Alyanakian, Max Voumard, Andrew Blundin and Kyle Sullivan each scored once.    

Erik Klein scored twice for Birmingham Southern, and Jacob McPherson and Matt Ivie each added a goal. John Sommerall won 15 of his 27 face-offs.

Senior John Lombardo caused four turnovers and LC was 13 for 15 in clear opportunities. Lynchburg outshot the Panthers 36-28.

Lynchburg, ranked #8 in the 2012 Inside Lacrosse pre-season poll, travels to top-ranked Salisbury University Saturday for a non-conference game at 1 p.m.

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11:30 AM
Lynchburg
at Virginia St.
Scrimmage
Sat Aug 24
12:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Shippensburg
Scrimmage
Fri Aug 30
at Liberty University Challenge
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3:30 PM
Mary Baldwin
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
5:30 PM
Bryn Mawr
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Aug 31
10:00 AM
Meredith
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Aug 31
2:00 PM
Catholic
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Johns Hopkins
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
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Wed Aug 21
7:30 PM
Randolph
vs. Lynchburg
Scrimmage
Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Sep 07
5:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke Invitational
Sun Sep 08
4:30 PM
Regent
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 11
7:00 PM
Mary Washington
vs. Lynchburg
Fri Sep 13
7:00 PM
Oglethorpe
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 18
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 21
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Catholic
Wed Sep 25
7:00 PM
Washington and Lee
vs. Lynchburg
Non-conference match
Sat Sep 28
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Wed Oct 02
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
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7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
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Sat Oct 12
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Hampden-Sydney
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3:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Johns Hopkins
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sun Sep 01
3:00 PM
Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sat Sep 07
12:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 1
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2:00 PM
Kalamazoo
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 3
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11:00 AM
Lynchburg
at Emory
Sun Sep 15
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
at Piedmont
Piedmont Invitational
Wed Sep 25
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 28
1:00 PM
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at Washington and Lee
Sat Oct 05
1:00 PM
Bridgewater (Va.)
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Oct 09
4:00 PM
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Sat Oct 12
4:00 PM
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