SSC Men: Rollins Knocks Off FSC 20-11 – Both Recaps!




via Rollins press release


Rollins Trounces Florida Southern, 20-11 in SSC Action


Dunn Leads Team with Four Goals and Two Assists

WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 6, 2019) – The Rollins men’s lacrosse team saw 13 different player contribute to scoring on the night, led by junior attackman Ryan Dunn with four goals and two assists, en route to a 20-11 victory over Florida Southern on Saturday afternoon at Cahall-Sandspur Field.  The Moccasin drubbing lifts the Tars to a record of 8-3, and 2-2 in Sunshine State Conference action, while FSC drops to 7-6, and 2-2 in SSC play.

Behind Dunn’s six points, Blake Buell notched four goals and an assist of his own for five points, which was matched by Greg Taicher who earned five points of his own as he tallied three goals and two assists.  Blake Buell notched four goals and an assist, followed by Jackson Colling with a hat trick and one assist.  Both Joey Cinque and Parker Mosack notched two goals and one assist, while Tommy Keane scored two goals of his own.  Roy Hansen dished out two assists, followed by Chase SnyderDrew MillerKyle PorteraBrandon Carlin, and Cam Reeves with one assist each.  Snyder and Will Eckert led the team in ground balls with five each, followed by Evan Schimekand Rob Champigny with four apiece.  Schimek an Harrison Bluestein led the team in caused turnovers with three each.  In goal, Will Eckert played a full 60 minutes where he faced 21 shots on goal.  Eckert earned 10 saves while allowing 11 goals on the night.  At the faceoff-x, Kyle Sudol won 7-of-18 attempts for the Tars, while Cam Reeves won 5-of-10, and Jake Jones won 3-of-6.

Florida Southern saw a game high five goals from Sean Nolan, who also added an assist on the afternoon.  Behind Nolan, Kyle Silverstein contributed two goals and two assists, followed by Carson Wallace of with two goals of his own.  Jeff Atlas notched a goal and an assist each, followed b Joe Appio with one goal.  Dalton Simpson was credited with two assists, while Liam Winwood and Bryce Keaton earned one assist each.  Both Austen lison and Kevin Horwitz picked up six ground balls apiece, with Horwitz earning 10-of-18 faceoff attempts.  Jeff Phelps won 7-of-11 faceoff attempts, while Gunther Lubonski won 2-of-5.  Lison and Logan Brubaker notched two caused turnovers apiece.  In goal for Florida Southern, Maxwell Freestone played a full 60 minutes where he faced 34 shots on goal from the Tars.  Freestone was credited with 14 saves while allowing 20 goals.

How it Happened:

Rollins led 2-1 after the first quarter, but exploded in the second stanza to outscore the Mocs 8-2 to enter the halftime break holding onto a 10-3 lead.  Florida Southern bested the Tars in the third quarter, outscoring Rollins 6-5 to pull to within four, 15-9.  However, Rollins hit their stride once again, putting up five goals in the fourth quarter in comparison to the Mocs’ two, closing out the game with a 20-11 lead.



  • The Tars trail the all-time series against the Mocs, 4-8, but are 3-3 against FSC in Sunshine State Conference history, and are 2-2 against the Moccasins when playing on their home turf.
  • With three goals on the afternoon, senior attackman Greg Taicher became the program’s all-time leader in goals scored.  Taicher now leads the all-time record books in goals, assists, and overall points.
  • With 67 career caused turnovers, Evan Schimek is 11 away from becoming the program’s all-time leader in caused turnovers in a career.  Schimek needs to surpass Nick Scannapieco `13, who concluded his career with 77 caused turnovers in his four year career.



Rollins vs Florida Southern (4-8)



Date Opponent





Site Notes
$ 3/11/2009 At Florida Southern





Lakeland, Fla. Deep South Conference Contest
$ 2/13/2010 Vs Florida Southern




Orlando, Fla. Deep South Conference Contest – played at Boone High School (Orlando, Fla.)
$$ 4/13/2010 At Florida Southern





Lakeland, Fla. Deep South Conference Tournament
$ 2/11/2011 Vs Florida Southern





Orlando, Fla. Deep South Conference Contest – Played at Boone High School (Orlando, Fla.)
$ 2/22/2012 At Florida Southern





Lakeland, Fla. Deep South Conference Contest





Winter Park, Fla. Deep South Conference Contest
* 3/1/2014 At Florida Southern





Lakeland, Fla. Sunshine State Conference Contest





Winter Park, Fla. Sunshine State Conference Contest
* 4/9/2016 At Florida Southern





Lakeland, Fla. Sunshine State Conference Contest





Winter Park, Fla. Sunshine State Conference Contest
* 4/7/2018 At Florida Southern





Lakeland, Fla. Sunshine State Conference Contest





Winter Park, Fla. Sunshine State Conference Contest – Both team received votes on USILA DII Poll



Overall: 4-8
$ Deep South Conference: 1-5
$$ DSC Tournament: 0-1
* Sunshine State Conference: 3-3
** SSC Tournament: 0-0
Home: 2-2
Away: 2-4
Neutral: 0-2



The Tars return to action on Wednesday, April 10, when they take on the University of Tampa Spartans in a mid-week road matchup.  Game time against the Spartans is set for 8:00 pm.  Fans who are unable to attend the contest can follow all of the action live on the Tars Sports Network at, as well as with live stats on

For the latest news, updates, and information on the Rollins men’s lacrosse team, fans can visit  Fans can also stay up-to-date on the latest #TARnation news by following Rollins Sports on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.




via FSC press release


Moccasins Unable to Overcome Tars Early Lead


WINTER PARK, FL – Florida Southern College men’s lacrosse dropped its second-straight conference game with a 20-11 loss at Rollins on Saturday afternoon. The Mocs (7-6, 2-2 SSC) tied the Tars (8-3, 2-2 SSC) early in the second quarter at 2-2 but that was the closest they would come to taking a lead all afternoon.

Sean Nolan led the offense with five goals, while Kyle Silverstein and Carson Wallace both recorded a pair of goals for the Mocs. Joe Appio and Jeff Atlas also recorded a goal in the loss.



  • Rollins’ Blake Buell opened the scoring for the Tars at the 13:33 mark of the first quarter and five minutes later give the home team a 2-0 lead. Nolan got the Mocs on the board four minutes after the Tars took a 2-0 lead.
  • Early in the second quarter, Nolan tied the game at 2-2 a feed from Dalton Simpson for his second of the day. The Tars would answer Nolan’s goals with a 5-0 run of their own to jump out to a 7-2 lead midway through the second quarter. Silverstein ended the Tars run with an unassisted goal at the 6:02 mark of the second quarter. The home team would tack on another three goals to close out the first half. Rollins would take a 10-3 lead into the break.
  • Joey Cinque put two past Maxwell Freestone to open the second half scoring. Nolan answered with two goals in the span of 30-seconds on feeds from Ben Price and Bryce Keaton to cut the Tars lead to seven. Rollins would put three more goals past Freestone to extend the lead to ten with just under five minutes remaining in the third quarter. Florida Southern make up some ground as they rallied off four-straight goals to cut the deficit to 15-9.
  • Rollins’ Greg Taicher scored his 26th goal of the season to open the fourth quarter scoring. Nolan and Wallace added goals for the Mocs before Rollins would put the game away with a 4-0 run to close out the game.



  • Florida Southern dropped to 8-4 all-time against Rollins. Florida Southern is 2-2 in Winter Park.   
  • Florida Southern picked up 35 groundballs to Rollins 45. The Mocs were 1-for-5, while the Tars were a perfect 3-for-3 on man-up chances.
  • The Mocs caused seven of the Tars 18 turnovers.
  • Maxwell Freestone made 14 saves on 34 shots on goal in net for Florida Southern.



  • Florida Southern heads to Saint Leo (April 10) before hosting Embry-Riddle for Senior Day on April 13.


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