Men’s Lacrosse drops season opener at Hiram

Men’s Lacrosse drops season opener at Hiram

The Muskingum men's lacrosse team opened its 2018 campaign with a 12-7 loss at Hiram on Wednesday night.

The Basics 

  • Records: Muskingum (0-1 overall), Hiram (1-1 overall)
  • Location: Hiram, Ohio
  • Game Length: 2:09

Inside the Numbers

  • The Muskies and Terriers ended the first quarter at a 1-1 tie.
  • Hiram busted out three goals in the second quarter, while Muskingum registered one to make it a 4-2 contest at the half.
  • The Terriers scored two goals in the first three minutes of the third quarter to push their lead to 6-2.
  • Muskingum followed up with two goals of their own to get within two, 6-4.
  • In the final two minutes of the third quarter, Hiram notched a goal at the 1:49 marker and with 23-seconds left, while Muskingum tallied a goal with 1:37 on the clock. The Terriers led 8-5 at the end of the frame.
  • The Muskies began the fourth quarter with a goal by Ryan Stacey to cut the Terriers lead to, 8-6.
  • In the final nine minutes of the game, Hiram outscored Muskingum 4-1 to seal the victory.
  • Senior Tucker Haas, senior Zach Kern, and junior Ryan Stacey notched two goals each to lead the Muskies, while Haas also collected six ground balls.
  • Senior Ohlen Rudy led the squad with six caused turnovers and a team-best seven ground balls.
  • Senior goalie Phillip Dappen played all 60 minutes in the frame and made 13 saves.
  • Nick Rollason led Hiram with four goals, while Tim Stucky added three goals.
  • Goalie Keagan Finegan saw 60 minutes of action in the frame and recorded nine saves for the Terriers. 

Up Next

  • The Muskies will welcome Adrian to the North Athletic Turf Field on Saturday, March 3 for a 1:00 p.m. contest.