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Hopmann's Overtime Score Gives Men's Lacrosse 12-11 Victory Over Brown
The Retrievers never trailed, but Brown rallied from a 10-5 third quarter deficit to send the game to overtime. Hopmann scored his first goal of the game with 9:31 remaining to halt a 4-0 Bear run and give UMBC an 11-9 lead. But Brown midfielders Will Davis and Alex Buckley scored unassisted goals at the 6:50 and 5:24 marks to tie the game for the first time since a 2-2 first period deadlock. The Bears had the last possession, but
UMBC junior midfielder Taylor Marino won the opening draw of overtime and after a time out, Hopmann quickly got possession, drove right and beat sophomore Jordan Burke over the southpaw goalkeeper’s right shoulder.
Retriever junior midfielder Terry Kimener, an Honorable Mention All American last season, led all scorers with six points in the game on three goals and three assists. Senior attackman Drew Westervelt added two goals and two assists, while Hopmann and freshman midfielder Kyle Wimer scored a pair of goals for UMBC. Buckley amassed four goals and an assist to lead the visitors and sophomore attackman Jack Walsh recorded three goals and an assist.
The game was a re-match of last year’s opener in
Marino was outstanding at the face-off slot for UMBC, winning 17 of 25 draws and collecting nine ground balls. Both netminders also excelled, as Burke made 18 saves against 45 UMBC shots, while UMBC sophomore goalkeeper Jeremy Blevins made 13 stop against 39 Bear attempts.
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