Ohio Wesleyan Defense Shuts Down Oberlin

Delaware, Ohio - Oberlin was unable to get the offense going against a stifling Battling Bishop defense on Saturday, as the Yeomen fell to Ohio Wesleyan, 16-1, at Selby Stadium.

The Battling Bishops did not waste any time in the first period, jumping out to a 6-0 lead over the Yeomen. The Ohio Wesleyan offense stayed hot through the remainder of the half, netting five more goals and ending the first half up 11-0.

The Yeomen's lone goal of the day came with 26 seconds left in the third period when freshman Alex Wagman found rookie Nick Lobley for his 14th goal of the season. The assist marked Wagman's 12th on the year.

Oberlin's defense finished the game strong by holding the high-powered Battling Bishop offense to one goal in the contest's final period and ending the game with the score 16-1.

Freshman goal keeper Miles Brooke finished the day with 14 saves for Oberlin.

Ohio Wesleyan led with 46 shots and 34 ground balls over Oberlin's 30 shots and 20 ground balls. In face offs, Ohio Wesleyan finished with a slight edge over the Yeomen, as the Battling Bishops took 11 and Oberlin won nine.

The Yeomen fall to 4-3 on the year and 0-1 in the NCAC. Oberlin continues conference play on March 30 when it travels to Kenyon College for a 1:00 p.m. match-up.

2013-03-24



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