Mar 07, 2018
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Wittenberg hung tight with the Cardinals, but never led in the game after going down 4-0 early on.
- Charlie Tillett netted three goals to lead the Tigers, as seven different Wittenberg players found the back of the net on Wednesday.
- Paxton Kreger and Max Cavellier combined for 13 saves in net, as Otterbein produced 44 total shots in the game.
SITE: Colorado Springs, Colorado (Colorado College)
SCORE: Otterbein 18, Wittenberg 11
RECORDS: WIT 1-3 (0-0), OTT 1-3 (0-0)
NEXT GAME: Friday, February 9—vs Colorado College (Colorado Springs, CO 3:00 PM
- Wittenberg went down 4-0 with 7:37 remaining in the first quarter, as Charlie Tillett answered the bell and netted the first goal of the trip for the Tigers off of an assist by Andrew Ellis with 6:05 remaining.
- Up a man, Jack Strahm scored with 3:38 remaining in the first quarter to tie the game at 4-4, as Michael Coyle picked up his first assist of the day.
- With 10:44 remaining in the second quarter, Wittenberg found themselves down 10-5, and would not score again until 2:38 remaining in the frame.
- Down 12-7 at the break after a Strahm goal late in the first half, Wittenberg would get as close as 13-10 in the third quarter.
- The Tigers entered the fourth quarter down 17-10, as Charlie Tillett netted his third and final goal of the game, serving as the Tigers lone goal in the quarter, as the red and white fell 18-11.
- Quinn McConkey and Grant Snodgrass combined for 11 faceoff wins in 33 chances on the afternoon.
- Jack Wolfe was all over the field for the Tigers on Wednesday, picking up five ground balls, as the Cardinals edged out Wittenberg 35-29 in that category as a team.
- As a team, Wittenberg went three-for-three in man-up opportunities, as Strahm logged two of the three goals.
- Tillett, Straham, and Noah Moderwell all recorded four shots on goals to lead the Tigers, as Michael Coyle paced the Tigers with seven total shot attempts.
- Coyle also led the Tigers with two assists in the game, as six of the 11 Tiger goals came off assists.