Spartans Defeat Panthers 14-9

Spartans Defeat Panthers 14-9

TAMPA, Fla. –  The University of Tampa Spartans defeated conference foe, Florida Tech by a final score of 14-9. The University of Tampa is now 7-4 on the 2019 season. 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:


Final:  UT Spartans 14, FIT Panthers 9
Records: Tampa (7-4, SSC 2-0), Florida Tech (5-2, SSC 1-1)
Location:  Pepin Stadium | Tampa, Fla.  
All-time Series: The Spartans lead the Panthers in the all-time series 10-1.
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HOW IT HAPPENED:

1st Period

  • The first goal of the game was scored by Tampa's Andrew Kew off the assist by Bryan Wright
  • With 7:00 left in the first period, Harry Kilkowski netted one for the Spartans giving them the 2-0 lead. 
  • The final goal of the third period was scored by the Panthers. 
  • At the end of the first period, the Spartans led the Panthers 2-1. 

2nd Period

  • Florida Tech scored the first goal of the second period. 
  • Andrew Kew then netted his second goal of the day with 12:30 left in the contest. 
  • The Spartans then scored four more goals in the half. 
  • The first of the four came from Colin White off the assist by Matt Vetter
  • Chris Cox stated the second off the pass from Shane Hanlon
  • White then scored his second, this time from Kew
  • Matt Vetter earned the Spartans last goal of the first half. His goal was off the assist by Kew
  • Heading into halftime, the Spartans led the Panthers 7-3.

3rd Period

  • Wright scored the Spartans first goal of the second half. 
  • With 8:30 left in the period, White netted another goal for UT off the assist by Luke Robideaux
  • Tech then earned their fourth goal of the contest with 8:12 remaining. 
  • Matt Vetter then netted back-to-back goals for the Spartans giving them the 11-4 lead. 
  • The final goal of the third period was by White, the assist by Vetter.
  • Heading into the final period, the Spartans led the Panthers 12-4. 

4th Period

  • Jake Mosher McGraw netted a goal off the assist by Kew to start the final period. 
  • Shane Hanlon then earned a goal, the assist was once again by Kew
  • The Florida Tech Panthers then scored the last five goals of the contest.
  • The University of Tampa Spartans defeated the Florida Tech Panthers by a final score of 14-9. 

 

INSIDE THE STATS:

  • Colin White had four goals for the Spartans, followed by Vetter with three and Kew with two. 
  • Andrew Kew had a team-high of four assists for the Spartans. 
  • Defensively, Luke Robideaux had a team-high of two caused turnovers. Additionally, he stated one assist and five ground balls. 
  • Ross Dickerson won 17-21 faceoffs for the Spartans. Dickerson had a team-high of 12 ground balls for UT. 
  • B.J. Borowski played the entire 60 minutes for the Spartans. The sophomore recorded 10 saves in the contest.  

 

UP NEXT:
 This weekend the Spartans will travel to Old Westbury, New York to take on the NYIT Bears. The game is slated to begin at 12:00 p.m. at President's Stadium.

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