Florida Tech Lacrosse Beats Down Ohio Valley 21-10
By Florida Tech Athletic Communications // March 12, 2015
FIT scored its most goals ever in a game at 21
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – On a historic day in Florida Tech lacrosse history, the Panthers (5-1) hit high gear and rolled past Ohio Valley (0-6) en route to a record setting victory on Wednesday night at Palm Bay High School’s Pirate Stadium.
Florida Tech scored its most goals ever in a game in a 21-10 win over the Fighting Scots.
Daniel Errett led the Panther attack with six goals and two assists.
“Dan is a good shooter and he’s got great hands,” said head coach Ryan McAleavey.
“He’s working to put himself in a better position to score goals and it’s been showing in his play recently.”
Jason Terry scored four goals for FIT. Brothers Nick Wynne and Zach Wynne each added one goal and three assists for the Panthers.
In total, Florida Tech received goals from 12 different players.
Ohio Valley scored the first goal of the game off a shot by Adam Dickson less than one minute after the opening face-off. The Panthers answered with a goal by Nick Wynne to draw the game even.
Daniel Errett fired in three consecutive goals, all coming within a 39 second span, to push FIT into the lead 4-1. Florida Tech was outscored the rest of the quarter 3-2 to go into the second quarter up 6-4.
“I think sometimes our team goes into games thinking more about the matchup and not just playing our game,” said McAleavey.
“Once we get that out of our system we really started hitting on all cylinders.”
The Panthers outscored the Scots 8-1 in the third quarter, with three goals coming from howitzers by Terry, to push the lead to 19-7.
At this point the reserve players entered the game and were able to contribute two more goals for FIT before the final whistle.
Florida Tech recorded program highs in shots and ground balls in the win. The Panthers outshot Ohio Valley 71-27 while also snagging 52 ground balls.
Eric Biller and Christian Koch combined for eight saves in the game, while their counterpart in goal for Ohio Valley stopped 21 shots.
Florida Tech starts its Sunshine State Conference schedule on Saturday, March 14 as it travels to Saint Leo to take on the Lions at 1 p.m.
Live stats will be available courtesy of Saint Leo at FloridaTechSports.com