Franklin & Marshall Falls to Green Terror in Overtime

LANCASTER, Pa. William Clary scored 46 seconds into overtime to deliver McDaniel a 6-5 victory over Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference (CC) action Saturday afternoon.

Clary's goal was the third straight for McDaniel (5-6, 1-3 CC) as they overcame 5-3 deficit in the fourth quarter to come away with the victory. Andrew Setian initially came away with the ball on the faceoff to start the extra period, but was called for an illegal motion foul, giving the ball back to the Green Terror. McDaniel set up their offense before Ben Yancheski found Clary for the game winner.

Jimmy Wenk put the Diplomats (7-3, 2-1 CC) up 1-0 off a feed from Kevin Kilpatrick with 4:33 remaining in the first quarter. The Green Terror responded with back-to-back goals to go up 2-1 with 44 seconds left in the first. Jordan Barr evened the game with tally at 4:49 into the second before McDaniel scored one to take a 3-2 edge at 9:57. Kilpatrick tied the game at 3-3 with 44 seconds in the first half with an unassisted goal.

F&M added two goals in the third and kept the Green Terror off the board to take a 5-3 lead into the fourth. Wenk tallied twice in the quarter, the first unassisted, and the second of an A.J. Reichert pass with 2:08 remaining in the third. It was all McDaniel after that as the Green Terror scored the final three goals of the contest.

Andrew Setian was 8 for 15 from the X while Scott Beury, Billy Kempner and Cameron Setian all finished with three groundballs.

Cameron Setian turned away nine shots on goal in the loss and fell to 7-3 on the season. Christian Dallmus picked up the win in the cage for McDaniel with 12 saves.

F&M outshot McDaniel 38-34, 17-15 on goal, and held a slight 22-20 edge in groundballs.

The Diplomats return to action on Saturday when F&M hosts Swarthmore at 1:00 p.m.

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LANCASTER, Pa. McDaniel scored the final three goals of the game, including 46 seconds into the first overtime, to defeat Franklin & Marshall, 6-5, in Centennial Conference (CC) action on Saturday.

Skippy Clary (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) and DJ Rickels (Forest Hill, Md./Boys Latin School of Maryland) led the Green Terror (5-6, 1-3 CC) to its first conference win of the season with two goals each.

James Wenk recorded three goals to lead the Diplomats (7-3, 2-2 CC), who were receiving votes in this week's USILA Division III coaches' poll.

Trailing 5-3 after three quarters, Matt Dupras (Hillsborough, N.J./Immaculata) converted a JS Duke (Fort Washington, Pa./Upper Dublin) feed for a man-up tally with 13:32 to play in the fourth quarter.

Rickles finished a solo run with 9:47 showing to tie the game, eventually forcing overtime.

Ryan Gillen (Merrick, N.Y./Calhoun) won his seventh faceoff of the day to start overtime to give the visitors possession. On the only possession of the extra session, Ben Yancheski (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) hit Clary for the game-winner.

Wenk staked Franklin & Marshall to a 1-0 lead with 4:33 to play in the first quarter before Pat Bivons (Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield) converted from Andrew Mummert (Dillsburg, Pa./Northern) to knot the game 44 seconds later.

Clary gave the Green Terror a 2-1 advantage with 44 seconds remaining in the quarter off a Michael Young (Pylesville, Md./North Harford) assist.

Jordan Barr knotted the game with 10:11 to play in the second quarter before Rickels put McDaniel back in front 14 seconds later, finishing an Owen Valance (Glen Cove, N.Y./Glen Cove) assist.

Kevin Kilpatrick drew the hosts even 44 seconds before the intermission before two Wenk tallies in the third quarter.

Christian Dallmus (Acton, Mass./Rivers School) made 12 saves in goal for McDaniel. Nelson Hannahs (Baldwin, Md./Fallston) led the defense with three caused turnovers and two ground balls.

The Green Terror returns to action at home against Muhlenberg on Saturday. Game time is 1:00 p.m.


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