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Georgetown Downs Furman in Midweek Clash

Georgetown Downs Furman in Midweek Clash

Washington, D.C. – Behind thirteen combined goals in the first and third quarters, Georgetown downed Furman, 18-6, on Tuesday afternoon in Washington, D.C. The win moves the Hoyas to 5-1 on the year, while the loss drops the Paladins to 2-5.

Jarrett Birch led the Paladins with two goals on the day, while Anders Erickson added three assists. Alec Van de Bovenkamp tallied 17 saves for Furman, while Tucker Ballbach made one.

The Hoyas opened the scoring just 30 seconds in, before Jarrett Birch picked up his first goal of the day to tie the score at one with just over three minutes gone. Georgetown regained the lead 50 seconds later, before Jack Barron picked up his third goal of the year another 50 seconds later to tie the game at two. Georgetown used a 3-0 run to up the score to 5-2, before Birch netted his second goal of the day to cut the lead to 5-3 with 5:30 remaining in the first. The Hoyas then closed out the first quarter and the remainder of the half with a 5-0 run to take a 10-3 lead into halftime.

Georgetown continued the run to open the first half, using a 7-0 scoring run to push the lead to 17-3 with 7:09 remaining in the third, before Austin Leonard closed out the third quarter with a goal for the Paladins to cut the lead to 17-4 after 45:00 of game play.

William Holcomb and David Williamson opened the fourth quarter with back-to-back goals to cut the lead to 17-6, before Georgetown netted the final goal of the game with just under 7:00 to go to take the 18-6 victory.

The Paladins are back in action on Saturday, March 16, with a 12:00 p.m. game at Richmond.