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Mallett And Scott Each Score Twice Against Hanover

Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch
Photo credit: Ann Schmerbauch

HANOVER, Ind.—The Fontbonne University men's lacrosse team took on Hanover this afternoon on the road and it was the Panthers coming away with the 19-7 win.

Score: Hanover 19, Fontbonne 7

Location: Hanover, Ind.

Records: Hanover 5-3, Fontbonne 0-6

How It Happened

In the first quarter, the Panthers got on the board at the 14:24 mark on a goal from Ian Kimmins. From there, the team scored seven more to take an 8-0 lead after one. Hanover outshot Fontbonne 13-4 in the first and won 7-of-9 at the face-off.

In the second, after an Eric Hopkins goal to make it 9-0, the Griffins got on the board as Connor Mallett pushed in the loose ball into the back of the net to trim the deficit down to 9-1. However, the Panthers scored seven unanswered goals to lead 16-1 at the break.

In the third, Alex Scott scored two goals in less than a minute to put Fontbonne down 17-3. Prior to the quarter ending, Mallett netted his second of the game, off an assist from Michael Picciolo.

In the fourth, the Griffins outscored Hanover as they got goals from Patrick Kennedy, Picciolo, and Brian Nguyen, but the Panthers went on for the 12-goal win.

Inside The Numbers

  • Hanover totaled 38 ground balls compared to 24 for Fontbonne.
  • The Panthers took control at the face-off winning 22-of-30 on the day.
  • Hanover outshot Fontbonne 40-23 in the contest.

Fontbonne Notables

  • Mallett and Scott tied with two goals each.
  • Picciolo, Kennedy, and Nguyen added the other goals.
  • In net, Dalton Teague made nine saves.

Hanover Notables

  • Bret Schell and Ian Kimmins contributed a game-high four goals each.
  • Jackson Wheeler and Noah King added a piece.
  • In net, Noah Dubrava improved to 5-2 after making three saves.

Up Next

  • The Griffins return to conference play next Saturday when they'll take on Concordia Wisconsin. Action begins at 1 p.m.

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