Mar 20, 2017
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- In a game that was rescheduled due to inclement weather, the Tigers played 11 minutes of quarter number one against Capital before going into a two-hour lightning delay.
- Returning to the field, Wittenberg shut-down Capital's fast-paced attack by dropping the OAC opponent 13-5.
- Jack Strahm netted three goals and picked up four groundballs for the Tigers, while dishing out one assist.
SITE: Springfield, Ohio (Wittenberg University)
SCORE: Wittenberg 13, Capital 5
RECORDS: WIT 4-3 (1-0), CAP 2-3 (0-0)
NEXT GAME: Saturday, March 25—vs Oberlin (Springfield, Ohio) 1:00PM
- The Tigers found themselves up at halftime with a 7-3 lead behind second quarter goals from David Strahm, Noah Moderwell and Austin Brady.
- With 9:40 to play in the third quarter, Charlie Tillett scored off of a pass from Gerald Coyle, giving the Tigers an 8-3 lead.
- Tillett was not done for Wittenberg, netting an unassisted goal with 6:32 remaining in the third quarter, and later assisting on a Michael Coyle goal in the fourth quarter, as the Tigers led 11-5.
- Wittenberg's stingy defense stood tall in the fourth quarter, holding Capital scoreless, as the Tigers final two goals came from Jack Strahm.
- Gerald Coyle and Zach Shy each recorded two assist for the Tigers, as eight of the 13 goals scored on the soggy Monday night non-conference battle came off of assists.
- Wittenberg found themselves on the attack for a majority of the game, popping off 54 total shots, while 27 of them were on frame.
- Capital coughed up possession 23 times in the game, as Joseph Christakis, Anthony LeBarge III, Shy and Coyle each recorded a caused turnover.
- Colin Cahill logged all 60 minutes in net for the Tigers, recording 14 saves on 19 total shots faced.
- Brent Whitehead and Frank Redman combined for a 10-19 day for the Tigers at the center dot.