15th-Ranked Lynchburg Breezes by Guilford

LYNCHBURG, VA The 15th-ranked Lynchburg College men's lacrosse team didn't score early but they scored often Saturday evening as the Hornets breezed to a 20-4 win over Guilford College in Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) play.

It took LC over 14 minutes to get on the scoreboard, but the floodgates opened after the initial tally. Sophomore Tyler Burford (West Friendship/Glenelg) netted three goals with one assist for the Hornets, and Max Voumard (Cape May, NJ/St. Augustine Prep) and Aaron Khouri (Louisville, KY/Memphis U. School) each also had a hat trick.

Dylan Hoff (Chester Springs, PA/Downington East) tallied two goals and two assists and Ethan Farrell (Nantucket, MA/Nantucket), Pat Ohrem (Ridgefield, CT/Ridgefield), Eddie Bilinkas (Randolph, NJ/Randolph), Joshua Davey (Owings Mills, MD/Owings Mills) and Mitch Poole (Bel Air, MD/Bel Air) each had a goal and an assist. Derek Sweet (Duxbury, MA/Duxbury) assisted on the first two Lynchburg goals of the game.

Daniel Dowd had three goals for the Quakers (2-11/0-4 ODAC). The Hornets won 15 of the game's 25 face-offs and converted on six of their 10 extra-man opportunities.

Lynchburg (9-4/4-1 ODAC) travels to Greensboro College Wednesday for a non-conference game at 3:30.

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LYNCHBURG, Va. Lynchburg College had 13 different goal scorers in a 20-4 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) men's lacrosse win over visiting Guilford College Saturday night at Shellenberger Field.

The Hornets (9-4, 4-1 ODAC) are ranked 15th in this week's United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Poll.

After Guilford's Chris Sisk opened the scoring with just over 10 minutes into the game, Lynchburg reeled off the next 16 goals. Tyler Burford, Max Voumard and Aaron Khouri all scored three times to pace the Hornets' offense. Dylan Hoff added four points on two goals and two assists. Burford had an assist and also finished with a game-high four points.

Lynchburg outshot the Quakers, 53-21, and had 59 ground balls to Guilford's 39. Brennen Green won five of seven face-offs for the Hornets, who won 15 of the game's 25 draws. Green and Khouri shared team-high honors with five ground balls apiece. Franc Cook, the first of three Lynchburg netminders, made three saves in over 39 minutes in goal.

The Quakers' Daniel Dowd shared game-high goal-scoring honors with three tallies, all in the fourth quarter. Junior goalie Mark Guillen made 14 saves and scooped up a game- and career-best 141 ground balls.

Guilford plays at nationally ranked Roanoke College Wednesday (4/14) in a 4:00 p.m. ODAC match.


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