Yeomen Offense Erupts Against Hiram

Oberlin, Ohio Oberlin put on an offensive clinic against the visiting Hiram Terriers on Wednesday night, cruising to a 26-0 victory to earn their second straight conference win.

On the night, 14 different Yeomen scored at least one goal, while 17 of the team's 26 goals were assisted. Reining NCAC Player of the Week Nick Lobley finished one helper shy of tying a conference record as he finished with eight assists in the victory.

Senior Connor Jackson led the barrage with a career-high five scores, while assisting on another. Sophomore Austin Little also added a career-best four goals, while rookie Alex Wagman and sophomore Sean Higgins contributed with three each. First-years Mac Husted and Alex Wright also recorded their first collegiate goals.

Oberlin scored 11 first-quarter goals and never looked back. The team would add four in the second, six in third and five more in the fourth to reach their season-high total. The victory marked the Yeomen's second shutout in as many seasons as Oberlin blanked Alma College, 14-0, on April 14 2012.

Eli Clark-Davis dominated the face-off circle, winning 15 of 17 battles while scooping up a career-high 16 ground balls.

Oberlin out-shot Hiram 74-8, including a 43-3 margin in shots on goal. The Yeomen had a 61-16 edge in ground balls and also won 23 of the game's 29 face-offs.

The Yeomen, who have just two games remaining on their schedule, will honor their senior class on Saturday night when they host the College of Wooster. The opening face-off is set for 7:00 p.m.

2013-04-17



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