Visiting Wingate Rolls Past St. Andrews

Laurinburg, N.C.---Wingate sophomore midfield Derek Watts (Winston-Salem, N.C.) had four goals and two assists, leading the Bulldogs to a 16-6 road victory over St. Andrews Tuesday afternoon. Wingate converted three of six extra-man opportunities Tuesday.

Wingate evens its 2011 ledger at 6-6 overall. St. Andrews falls to 5-8 overall. The Bulldogs host Deep South Conference foe Mars Hill College Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 p.m. The SAPC Knights continue their DSC tour Friday, hosting Rollins (Fla.) College at 3:30 p.m.

Bulldog sophomore attack Colin O'Donoghue (Cranberry Township, Pa.) added two goals and a team-best three assists to the Wingate cause. Bulldog junior attack David Lee (Greensboro, N.C.) had three goals and one assist. Eight different Wingate players scored goals Tuesday.

Wingate won 19 of 25 face-offs Tuesday. Freshman midfield Bryce Sneed (Apex, N.C.) led the Bulldogs by winning nine of 11 face-offs. Sneed added two goals to his statistics ledger. The SAPC contest is Sneed's first multiple-goal game of his career.

St. Andrews freshman midfield Alex Tindall (Edmonds, Wash.) led the Knights with four goals. Knight sophomore goalkeeper Kyle Davitt (Shoreview, Minn.) went the distance, allowing 16 goals and recording 20 saves. Bulldog junior goalkeeper Danny Dlugozima (Wesley Chapel, Fla.) collected his sixth victory of the 2011 campaign. The Wingate net minder played 54 minutes, surrendering five goals and posting eight saves. Sophomore goalkeeper Mason Cook (Hollywood, Md.) played the final six minutes. Cook allowed one goal and recorded three saves.

The Knights led 3-2 after the first quarter. The Bulldogs outscored their hosts 9-1 over the next two quarters to seal the deal. Wingate outshot St. Andrews 50-31, including a 26-15 advantage in the pivotal second and third quarters. The Wingate victory avenges an 11-4 triumph by the Knights over the Bulldogs on March 31, 2010 (at Wingate).


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