Shenandoah Falls Behind Early, Loses at Ferrum

FERRUM, Va. - Host Ferrum College used a strong start to earn a 17-6 non-league men's lacrosse victory over Shenandoah University Saturday afternoon.

Ferrum (4-5) scored four of the game's first five goals and never looked back against the Hornets (0-8).

Shenandoah actually scored the game's first goal, on a Courtney Ledden to Mac Hedrick tally at 11:09 of the first, but the Panthers had an answer.

FC tied the game 61 seconds later before taking a lead it would not relinquish when Nick Smith scored at 7:44.

The Hornets were held off the board until Bryan Pope scored 87 seconds before halftime. Pope's goal made it 8-2 in favor of the Panthers.

David Estoclet then tallied unassisted one second before the halftime gun.

Ferrum outshot Shenandoah 65-16 including 39-10 in shots on goal. The Panthers also had a 16-10 advantage in faceoffs and won the groundball battle 41-28.

Estoclet led the Hornets with two goals.

Junior Tyler Quinn had a career-high 20 saves in 50:35 of game action.

Shenandoah is off until traveling to nationally ranked Cabrini next Saturday for its final CSAC opener.

2012-03-17



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