The No. 12 Lindenwood Lions Defeat the No. 19 Tampa Spartans

The No. 12 Lindenwood Lions Defeat the No. 19 Tampa Spartans

TAMPA, Fla. –  The No. 19 University of Tampa Spartans were defeated by the roar of the No. 12 Lindenwood Lions by a final score of 10-9. The University of Tampa is now 3-4 on the 2019 season. 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final: No. 19 Tampa Spartans 9, No. 12 Lindenwood Lions 10

Records: Tampa (3-4), Lindenwood (6-1)

Location:  Hunter Stadium | St. Louis, Mo. 

All-time Series: The Lions now lead the all-time series against the Spartans 2-1.   

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HOW IT HAPPENED:

1st Period

  • Lindenwood was the first team on the board scoring with 8:23 left in the first period.
  • Then with 5:27 left in the first, Hunter Van Horn netted the first goal for UT off the assist by Andrew Kew
  • Kew himself then scored for the Spartans off the pass by Kansai Garey
  • At the end of the first period, the Spartans led the Lions 2-1. 

 2nd Period

  • To start the second period, the Spartans scored back-to-back goals from Kew and Colin WhiteKew'sgoal was assisted by Jake Mosher McGraw, while White's was assisted by Matt Vetter
  • With 12:42 left in the half, Lindenwood scored, narrowing the Spartans lead 4-2. 
  • UT's Bryan Wright then scored his first goal of the 2019 season. 
  • The firsts continued with Chris Cox netting one of the first time this year increasing Tampa's lead 6-2. 
  • The Lions then scored the next four goals of the game, tying it at six as the team's heading in for halftime. 

  3rd Period

  • To start the second half, the Spartans switched keepers to senior Bryan Karn.
  • Once again, the Lions were the first team on the board scoring a goal to take the lead. 
  • Lindenwood then scored again with 7:06 remaining in the period. 
  • Finally, Colin White ended Tampa's scoring drought, bringing the rain with a goal off the assist by Vetter.
  • White then scored again with 2:50 left in the period, this was assisted by Chris Cox.
  • Cox scored the last goal of the period and Tampa's last goal of the day off the assist by Kew.
  • Heading into the fourth period, the Spartans led the Lions 9-8. 

 4th Period

  • The Lindenwood Lions scored the only two goals of the fourth period. The last one coming with 5:13 left in the contest. 
  • The No.12 Lions defeated the No. 19 Spartans by a final score of 10-9. 

 INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Colin White tallied three goals for the Spartans.
  • Chris Cox stated two goals in the game in addition to earning an assist. 
  • Andrew Kew ended the contest with two goals and two assists. 
  • Ross Dickerson won 18-22 face-offs form the X.
  • B.J. Borowski and Bryan Karn split time in the goal. Borowski recorded six saves while Karn tabbed four.   

 

UP NEXT:
 The Spartans will return home on Saturday, March 16 for a 12:00 p.m. game against the Westminster Griffins. 

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