WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Despite exiting the first quarter with the game tied at 1-1, Wittenberg managed to score nine goals in the second quarter, taking a commanding 10-3 lead before eventually downing Wabash 19-6.
- The Little Giants did not have an answer for freshman Tiger Noah Moderwell, as the Illinois native netted six goals in the game.
- Wittenberg forced Wabash to turn over the ball 31 times on Tuesday, as the Tigers capitalized with 58 groundball pick-ups a a team.
SCORE: Wittenberg 19, Wabash 6
SITE: Wabash College (Crawfordsville, Indiana)
RECORDS: Wittenberg 9-5 (6-2), Wabash 5-10 (1-6)
NEXT GAME: Saturday, April 22—vs Aurora University (Grosse Point South HS, Michigan) 1:00PM
- Wittenberg jumped out to a 4-1 lead in the second quarter after the reigning NCAC Player of the Week, Zach Shy, scored off of a pass from Jack Strahm with 6:10 remaining in the half.
- David Strahm got in on the action for Wittenberg, as the senior netted a goal with 3:23 remaining in quarter number two, as Shy recorded the assist on the play with the Tigers leading 8-2.
- The Tigers lead would grow to 15-4 as Gerald Coyle scored from Michael Coyle with 1:59 remaining in the third quarter.
- Moderwell would go on to score his fifth and sixth goals in the fourth quarter for Wittenberg, as Coyle and Joseph Cristakis picked up assists on the scoring plays, as the Tigers led 19-4.
- Aaron Blossey, Colin Cahill, Nick Gregory and Cooper Swenson all saw a quarter of action in net for Wittenberg, as the quartet combined for eight saves with Blossey earning the win.
- The Tigers were dominant at the center-dot in Crawfordsville, as the team controlled 25 of 29 total face offs, with Brent Whitehead and Quinn McConkey combining for 20 wins.