Clausen, Haupt Propel Guilford by Farmingdale

GREENSBORO, N.C. Chase Clausen and Dylan Haupt (Cary, N.C./Athens Drive) both scored three times in Guilford College's 12-5 lacrosse win over visiting Farmingdale State Wednesday.

The win improves the Quakers' record to 4-0 for the first time since 1992. Farmingdale State drops to 1-2.

Guilford led, 3-2, after one quarter before ripping off nine straight goals. The Quakers held a 12-2 lead early in the final quarter. Clausen scored all three of his goals and Haupt tallied twice during the decisive run. Guilford outshot the Rams, 23-9, over the middle two quarters.

Seven different Quakers scored, including long-stick midfielder Rufus Terry, who notched a career-high two scores. Adam Fiore had a goal and three assists for four points, matching Clausen for game-high honors. Chase Rogers added a goal and two assists for Guilford, which outshot the Rams, 38-23.

Guilford's Connor Manning won eight of 12 face-offs, which helped the Quakers retain possession for much of the game, and Matt Dunbar had a career- and game-high five caused turnovers. Dunbar picked up three ground balls and teammate Nick Huckins added five as Guilford had 27 of the game's 49 ground balls.

Philip Schaefer scored two goals and Conor McNamara added a goal and an assist for Farmingdale State. Rookie Nicholas Fasano made 12 saves and had four ground balls in goal for the Rams.

The Quakers bid for their fifth straight win Saturday when they host Berry College at 1:00 p.m.

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Greensboro, N.C. - Leading 3-2, Guilford scored nine unanswered goals en route to a 12-5 non-conference victory over Farmingdale State on Wednesday afternoon. The Rams fell to 1-2 on the season, while the Quakers improved to a perfect 4-0.

Farmingdale State freshman midfielder Daniel Desimone (Plainview, N.Y.) opened the scoring only 2:48 into the game off junior Mike Strebel's (East Northport, N.Y.) pass to give the Rams an early 1-0 advantage. Sophomore midfielder Chase Rogers (The Woodlands, Texas) evened the score with an unassisted goal only 1:14 later. After two Guilford goals, junior attack Philip Schaefer (Holbrook, N.Y.) cut the Farmingdale State deficit to 3-2 at the end of the first period.

The Quakers scored all four goals in the second period to take a 7-2 advantage into the halftime break.

In the third, senior midfielder Chase Clausen (Canby, Ore.) and sophomore midfielder Dylan Haupt (Cary, N.C.) each scored a pair of goals to extend the Guilford lead to 11-2.

Trailing 12-2, Schaefer tallied a man-up score, before freshman attack Conor McNamara (Levittown, N.Y.) and senior midfielder Andrew Incantalupo (Shirley, N.Y.) added late goals for the Rams.

Schaefer led the way with two goals, while junior midfielder Donovan Devaney (East Northport, N.Y.) was 6 for 12 on face-offs and had four ground balls.

Haupt and Clausen each scored a game-high three goals in the victory for Guilford.

Freshman goalkeeper Nicholas Fasano (Franklin Square, N.Y.) recorded 12 saves for Farmingdale State, while junior Thomas Deane (St. Louis, Mo.) had four saves in 52 minutes of action for the Quakers.

The Rams next will face Greensboro on Saturday, March 8th at 1:00 p.m.


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