Men's lacrosse wins first road game in program history

Men's lacrosse wins first road game in program history

The Muskingum men's lacrosse team won its first road game in program history after using a late surge to beat Hiram on Wednesday night, 12-10.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (2-2 overall), Hiram (0-4 overall)
  • Location: Hiram, Ohio - Henry Field
  • Attendance: 65

History Made

  • The win marked Muskingum's first road victory in program history. The Muskies are in their second season of play.

Game Notes:

  • Sophomore Ian McGougan scored a career-high four goals to lead the Muskie 38-shot attack.
  • Sophomore Joe Szabo recorded a career-high three goals to register his first hat trick.
  • Senior David DeGood and sophomore Tucker Haas each added two goals. Haas also had two assists.
  • Sophomore Phillip Dappen made 12 saves and allowed one goal to earn the win in frame. 
  • Sophomore Ohlen Rudy and senior Robert Bartosiewicz each caused two turnovers.
  • Sophomore Phillip Dappen played all 60 minutes in frame and made 13 saves.
  • The Muskies were 19-of-21 if clear opportunities.
  • Hiram was led Justin Dionne who had two goals and two assists.
  • The Terriers ended the game with 35 shots.

Inside The Numbers

  • After the opening 15 minutes of play, the game was tied at 2-2.
  • The Muskies outscored the Terriers 6-2 in the second period to take an 8-4 lead into the break.
  • Muskingum took a 9-7 lead into the final stanza.
  • Hiram tied the game at 10-10 with 9:32 to play.
  • The Muskies' McGougan and Szabo tallied the final two goals to propel Muskingum to the road win.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next hosts Hope on Saturday, March 19. Game time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. in McConagha Stadium and will feature Live Stats on fightingmuskies.com.