Quakers Pick up Non-Conference Win over Rams

GREENSBORO, N.C. Freshman Adam Fiore (Ithaca, N.Y./Ithaca) scored a game- and career-high three goals in Guilford's 13-5 lacrosse victory over visiting Farmingdale State Wednesday.

The Quakers (4-2) reeled off 11 straight goals after Farmingdale State's Mike Strebel netted the game's first tally midway through the first quarter. Duncan Fitzgerald netted the equalizer a minute later, before Fiore and Henry Farley scored 15 seconds apart to open a 3-1 Guilford lead.

The streak extended into the third quarter as eight different Quakers scored during the run. Guilford outshot the Rams (1-3), 19-12, in the second and the third quarters and Quakers' goalie Garrison Goth made seven of his game- and career-high 12 saves in that time.

Farmingdale State's Nicholas Mattei finally broke Guilford's run with a goal 1:32 before the end of the third quarter. The Rams outscored Guilford, 3-2, in the final quarter.

Guilford's Farley finished with four points on two goals and two assists. Juquan Tellis, Chandler Zirkle and Taylor Teodosio both contributed a goal and an assist. Tellis also won five of 11 face-offs and picked up five ground balls. Ian Wiesenberg also had five ground balls, which helped the Quakers to a 33-25 edge in pickups.

Strebel scored twice for Farmingdale State and Steve Suris added one goal and two assists. Donovan Devaney won 10 of 17 face-offs and picked up a game-best seven ground balls.

The Quakers entertain Lynchburg College Saturday (3/16) night at 7:00 p.m.

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Greensboro, N.C. - Farmingdale State fell, 13-5, in a non-conference game at Guilford this afternoon. The Rams now stand at 1-3, while the Quakers improved to 4-2.

Farmingdale State jumped out to an early 1-0 lead as sophomore midfielder Mike Strebel (Northport, N.Y.) scored off the pass from junior attack Steven Suris (Massapequa, N.Y.). Guilford College scored three unanswered goals and held a 3-1 lead after the first period.

The Quakers scored three goals in the first 5:52 of the second period to open up a 6-1 advantage. The Rams were held scoreless the remainder of the period and went into the halftime break trailing 6-1.

Guilford extended their lead to 11-1 before sophomore midfielder Nicholas Mattei (Farmingdale, N.Y.) scored an unassisted goal for Farmingdale State with 1:32 left in the third.

The Rams outscored the Quakers 3-2 in the final period en route to the 13-5 non-conference loss.

Suris had a team-high three points with one goal and two assists, while Strebel scored a pair of goals for Farmingdale State. Sophomore midfielder Donovan Devaney (East Northport, N.Y.) was 10 of 17 on face-offs, scored one goal and picked up seven ground balls.

Guilford was led by freshman attack Adam Fiore (Ithaca, N.Y.) who had a game-high three goals and senior attack Henry Farley (Decatur, Ga.) who scored two goals and added two assists.

The Rams next will travel to McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland for a non-conference game on Saturday, March 16 at noon.

2013-03-13



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