Bullets Use 7-0 Second Half Surge To Get Past Shoremen, 12-8

Bullets Use 7-0 Second Half Surge To Get Past Shoremen, 12-8

Trapp Dishes Out Game-Best and Career-High Three Assists

GETTYSBURG, Pa. – Host Gettysburg used a 7-0 run spanning the third and fourth quarters to turn a 7-4 deficit into an 11-7 lead on its way to a 12-8 win over visiting Washington College at Shirk Field at Musselman Stadium on Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference men's lacrosse action in the season finale for the Shoremen. 

Gettysburg 12 Washington College 8

How It Happened
- Washington scored the game's first two goals to take a 2-0 lead.  Peter Jacobs finished off a feed from from Tyler Powers 1:46 into the game and Zachary Gorrasi netted the team's second goal with 10:27 left in the opening quarter with Tanner Barbieri recording the assist.
- The Bullets scored the next two to level the game at 2-2.  Jack Harvey got Gettysburg onto the board with 5:38 left in the first with Will DeMartin getting the assist and Brian Kolen tied the game with 3:06 left in the quarter off of a pass from Chris Verdeur.
- Powers gave the Shoremen the lead back with 1:59 left in the first with Charles Walker netting the helper and Barbieri capped the first quarter scoring with 20 seconds left on an unassisted tally as Washington scored twice in the final 1:59 of the first to take a 4-2 lead after one. 
- Gettysburg's Sean Fumai opened the second quarter scoring 4:57 in to cut Washington's lead to 4-3. 
- Cooper Sloan gave WC a two-goal lead for the third time at 5-3 as he scored a man-up goal from Kevin Trapp with 4:55 to go in the second.  Sloan capped the scoring in the first half when he finished off a transition opportunity with 10 seconds left to give the Shoremen a 6-3 lead heading into halftime.
- Reed Barbe opened the third quarter scoring 3:55 in on a pass from Harvey to trim the WC lead to 6-4. 
- Powers would score a man-up goal with 6:37 remaining in the third from Trapp to put Washington ahead 7-4.
- Tommy Heller would score a pair of goals for Gettysburg in 74 seconds to reduce the Shoremen lead to 7-6 with his second score coming with 2:14 left in the third. 
- The Bullets would tie the game at 7-7 1:46 into the fourth quarter when Andrew Garstka tallied a man-up goal on a feed from Heller.
- Garstka notched another man-up goal just 76 ticks later to give the hosts their first lead of the game at 8-7 with 11:38 remaining and Blake Gray pushed the Gettysburg lead to 9-7 with 10:28 remaining. 
- Harvey scored back-to-back goals for the Bullets in a 32 second span to push the lead to 11-7 with 9:15 remaining as Gray assisted on both.  The Harvey goal capped a run of seven unanswered goals by Gettysburg in a span of 8:13 that spanned the third and fourth quarters.
- Barbieri ended the run as he scored to trim the lead to 11-8 with 6:34 left in the game on a helper from Nick Boyles.
- Harvey capped the scoring with 1:13 left to make it 12-8.

For The Shoremen (9-7, 3-5 CC)
- Scoring: Trapp (career-high and game-best three assists), Barbieri and Powers (two goals and one assist), Sloan (two goals)
- In Goal: Ben Flood (60:00, 12 goals allowed, 11 saves)
- Washington was 12-for-15 in clears in the contest and was 2-for-3 on the man-up.
- The Shoremen won just 7-of-22 face-offs in the game.
- Washington had 16 turnovers, while causing 10 turnovers by Gettysburg.

For Gettysburg (10-6, 6-2 CC)
- Scoring: Harvey (game-highs of four goals and five points), Heller (two goals and one assist), Gray and Kolen (one goal and two assists), Garstka (two goals)
- In Goal: Tim Brady (60:00, eight goals allowed, eight saves)
- Mitch Wykoff had seven ground balls to lead all players as the Bullets held a 34-21 advantage in ground balls.  
- The Bullets were 10-for-14 in clears, 3-for-7 in man-up situations and turned it over 18 times.
- Gettysburg won 15 of the 22 face-offs in the game as Geoff Fulgione took every face-off for the hosts. He also scooped up six ground balls.
- The hosts outshot the guests by a 54-24 margin.

- Five seniors represented the Shoremen for the final time today: Owen Evans, Zachary Kelly, Kyle Gangemi, Parker Hornstein and Alex Washington.  Gangemi served as a student assistant coach this season after exhausting his eligibility.