Yeomen Roll to Victory over DePauw

Oberlin, Ohio Connor Jackson scored six goals and Alex Wagman chipped in four more to secure a big conference win for Oberlin, 17-4, over DePauw.

It was senior day for the Yeomen as Jackson, Mickey Fiorillo, Paul Paschke, Noel Myers, Kirby Livingston, and Matthew Rogers were honored along with their parents before the start of the game.

Jackson finished off a pass from Fiorillo to open the scoring for Oberlin just under two minutes into play. It was part of a six-goal first quarter for the Yeomen as Jackson and Wagman both scored a pair.

First-year Jack Fabrizio scored his third of the season and Paschke registered his first goal of the season to cap the Yeomen scoring during the quarter

The second quarter was more of the same for the Yeomen as Jackson scored three unanswered goals with two unassisted efforts and one helper from first-year John Firestone.

The Yeomen held a 9-0 advantage before Ned Hartfiel opened the Tigers scoring with two minutes left in the half. Wagman added his third tally of the game with thirty seconds left. The assist went to Kinori Rosnow.

Oberlin's leading scorers, Jackson (24 goals), Wagman (22), and Nick Lobley (20), each scored to open the second half of play with Jackson and Wagman's goals both coming in man-up opportunities.

Facing a 13-1 deficit, the Tigers scored the next three goals, all unassisted tallies, to cut into the Yeomen lead.

But Oberlin closed the game out scoring four more goals to guarantee the victory on senior day. Fiorillo netted his second notch of the season before Austin Little, Barrett Kelly, and Livingston all scored their first of the season.

For Livingston, a defender playing in his final home game in an Oberlin uniform, it was the third goal of his career.

Oberlin registered double-digit shots in all four quarters to total 54 on the game, compared to DePauw's 20. The Yeomen won the ground ball battle, 33-22, and were a perfect 20 for 20 on clear opportunities.

Paschke finished with six ground balls and four caused turnovers to go along with his first goal of the season. Myers had four caused turnovers and also collected four ground balls.

Erickson Andrews played over 38 minutes in the cage before giving way to Josh Kasten who finished out the game. Andrews made eight saves and allowed only one of the Tiger goals. Kasten made three saves in 21 minutes of play.

The win moved the Yeomen to 6-6 overall and 1-4 in the NCAC. DePauw drops to 3-9, 1-4 in the conference.

Oberlin will be on the road Wednesday for a 7:00 p.m. clash with Hiram.

2014-04-13



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