Roanoke Scores 13-5 Road Win at McDaniel

Roanoke Scores 13-5 Road Win at McDaniel

The Basics
Score: No. 20 Roanoke 13, McDaniel 5
Records: No. 20 Roanoke 5-1 | McDaniel 5-3
Location: Westminster, Md. 

The Lead: No. 20 Roanoke got hat tricks from Peter Lindley and Jason Sarro as the Maroons topped McDaniel 13-5 on Saturday afternoon.

How it Happened

  • Roanoke jumped out to a 3-0 lead getting goals from IV Stucker, Cameron Linsley and Brendan Devane.
  • After a McDaniel man-up goal made it 3-1 with 3:45 to go in the first quarter, Sarro scored for Roanoke to make it 4-1 then Lindley scored with one second left to push RC's lead to 5-1.
  • The Green Terror scored the first two goals of the second quarter to cut their deficit to 5-3, but Linsley scored with 11 seconds to go in the half to send the teams to the intermission with RC leading 6-3.
  • A goal by McDaniel's Timothy McNichol with 8:15 to go in the third quarter opened the second-half scoring and made it a 6-4 game.
  • Sarro sparked four unanswered goals by Roanoke, first setting up a Devane score with just over six minutes left in the third, and then notching back-to-back goals of his own to extend the Roanoke lead to 9-4 with 2:12 left in the quarter.
  • A Dylan Stein goal in the closing seconds made the score 10-4 going into the final quarter.
  • Following a Will Kroppe score that pulled McDaniel within five at 10-5, Lindley scored twice and Stucker scored for Roanoke to push the RC lead to 13-5 with four minutes to go in the game.
  • RC outshot McDaniel 53-29 and had a 28-22 edge in groundballs, led by Robby Moore with four.
  • Lindley and Sarro each had three goals for RC, while Stucker and Linsley both had a pair of scores. Reid Kaminski won 10-of-18 face-offs for Roanoke. Ian Davies made eight saves in goal for RC.

Up Next: Roanoke will be back in action on Tuesday when it heads to Guilford for a 7:00 p.m. ODAC game.