Shenandoah Overpowered by Guilford

WINCHESTER, Va. Visiting Guilford earned its third ODAC victory of the season with a 19-6 win over host Shenandoah Saturday afternoon.

Shenandoah (5-9, 0-7 ODAC) scored two of the first three goals of the game, by Sean Ohlhaver and Matt Justice at 13:41 and 11:08, respectively, but Guilford (8-7, 3-5) had an answer.

The Quakers scored five straight from the 3:54 mark of the first until Justice tallied 66 seconds before halftime to take a lead they would not relinquish.

Coming out of the halftime locker room with 6-3 lead, GC erased all doubt by scoring the first seven goals of the second half.

Justice, off of a Nick Rondeau assist, finally snapped the run with a goal at 1:18.

Guilford then closed out the contest by scoring five of seven fourth quarter goals.

Justice paced the Hornets with four goals while Ohlhaver added two goals and an assist.

The Quakers had 14 different men register at least one point with Adam Fiore, Chase Clausen and Nick Mann all posting hat tricks.

GC outshot SU 49-28, had a 55-33 advantage in groundballs and won 18 of 28 faceoffs.

Hornet goalies Tyler Quinn and Brett Holmes combined for 17 saves.

SU hosts Washington and Lee on Wednesday at 7 in its penultimate game of the season.

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WINCHESTER, Va. Chase Clausen scored two of his team-high three goals in the third quarter of Guilford College's 19-6 ODAC win at Shenandoah on Saturday. The Quakers (8-7, 3-5 ODAC) outscored the Hornets, 8-1, in the period, which broke open a three-goal game.

Adam Fiore and Nick Mann also scored three times as 11 different Quakers tickled the twine. Clausen and Mann also had assists, which gave them a team-high four points.

Matt Justice scored his first of four tallies for Shenandoah 4:52 into the game for a 2-1 Hornets' lead, but the Quakers reeled off the next five scores, two by Fiore. Justice scored 66 seconds before halftime, which made it a 6-3 Guilford lead.

The Quakers came out firing after intermission and scored seven straight goals before Justice netted his third score of the game. Guilford unleashed 17 shots and committed just one turnover in the third quarter. Clausen's man-up goal with seven seconds left capped the Quakers' most prolific quarter of the season.

Guilford owned a commanding 55-33 edge in ground balls and was led by Juquan Tellis' career-high nine pickups. Connor Manning added seven ground balls and won a career-high 17 of 23 face-offs for the Quakers. Thomas Deane played just over three quarters in goal for Guilford and made seven of the team's 10 saves.

Justice's four goals paced the Hornets, who were outshot, 49-28. Sean Ohlhaver added two goals and an assist. Tyler Quinn had 16 stops in goal for Shenandoah (5-9, 0-7 ODAC).

Guilford hosts Virginia Wesleyan College Saturday (4/27) at 1:00 p.m. in its regular-season finale.

2013-04-20



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