FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - University of Richmond Men’s Lacrosse
Event: Men’s Lacrosse
Site: University of Richmond, Robins Stadium
Score: University of Richmond 11, University of South Carolina 5
Record: UR (5-0, 0-0 SELC NW Div. I), USC (3-4, 0-0 SELC NE Div. I )
Next UR Game: Sunday March 24th @ 2pm UR at Virginia Tech
Richmond, VA (March, 18 2012) – The University of Richmond Spiders moved to 5-0 with a convincing 11-5 victory over the Gamecocks of the University of South Carolina. The Spiders continue to share the scoring load with ten different players getting points including eight different goal scorers. Junior attack Jack Hayden (Purchase, NY / Fordham Prep) once again led all scorers with 2 goals and 2 assists. The entire starting attack and first two midfield lines all had points.
Freshman goalie Ryan McDevitt (Newtown Square, PA/Malvern Prep) had a stellar day between the pipes, stopping 15 Gamecock shots while only allowing 5. Freshman LSM Brian Topper (Allentown, PA/Allentown Central Catholic) was dominant on face offs going 14 for 16 on the day while also gobbling up a team high 10 ground balls.
Next weekend pits the battle of the unbeaten when the Spiders take the road next Saturday to face the 7-0 Virginia Tech Hokies in Blacksburg. This is the first divisional game for UR and the winner will be in the driver’s seat for a high playoff seed.
Hayden (2g, 2a), Kraft (2g), Rigoli (1g, 1a), Palmer (1g), Slaughter (1g, 2a), Helm (1a), Daniel (1g, 1a), Volpert (1g), O’Brien (1a), Harris (2g)
For further information on University of Richmond men’s lacrosse please visit www.richmond.edu/lacrosse.