No. 5 Denison Overpowers DePauw

The fifth-ranked Denison men's lacrosse team improved to 9-0 on the season following a 21-0 victory over DePauw University on Saturday in Greencastle, Ind.

Seventeen players accounted for the Big Red's 20 goals. Blair Farinholt, Eddie Vita, James Meager, and Benjie Colberg all ended with two goals while Chapin Speidel added one goal and two assists.

Denison racked up 72 shots in the game, compared to just 12 shot attempts for the Tigers. DU held a 15-10 advantage in face-off's and a 36-25 edge in ground balls. Max Burge paced Denison with five ground balls and two caused turnovers. Face-off specialist Eric Baumgardner was 8 for 13 at the X. He ended with three ground balls.

Chris Thomas played the first half in goal and posted three saves. Clark Bullington played the third quarter and recorded a game-high four saves, while Will Nabors closed out the fourth quarter in cage.

For DePauw, Tom Kryspin played 54 minutes in goal and ended with 19 saves while allowing 18 goals. A.J. Schlaff paced the Tigers with seven ground balls.

Denison will return to North Coast Athletic Conference action on Tuesday (April 1) when they host Oberlin College at 7:30 p.m. from Piper Stadium.

2014-03-29



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