Thursday, April 18, 2013
Will McClanahan (Cincinnati, OH/Madeira) continued his torrid goal scoring pace, and teamed with Andrew Stoffer (Palatine, IL/Paltine) and Ryan Gallagher (Chicago, IL/St. Rita) to combine for 13 goals on Wednesday night, as the Lions went on to their third straight win with a 16-4 victory at Wilmington College. The Mount, 7-6 overall this season, returns to MLC play on April 20 when they host Fontbonne University. The Lions are 4-2 in the conference, with four MLC games to play, and are tied for fourth in the conference. The top four teams in the conference move on to the MLC Tournament.
McClanahan and Stoffer combined for seven, first-half goals, as the Lions led by scores of 5-0 and 10-1 at the half. McClanahan would add two, third quarter goals, giving the Mount a commanding 12-1 advantage. Peter Thompson (Homewood, IL/Homewood-Flossmoor) would add two, fourth quarter scores for the Mount, as the Lions posted the double-digit win.
McClanahan totaled seven goals in the game, while Stoffer and Gallagher scored three times each. Joey Ely (Centerville, OH/Centerville) also scored for the Mount. Stoffer also added three assists. Joe Illencik (Youngstown, OH/Cardinal Mooney) had four saves in goal for the win.
The Mount out-shot the Quakers 45-15, including 26-8 in shots on goal. The Lions won 18-of-24 face-offs, and recorded 44 ground balls.