Playing in honor of fallen teammate Will Hauver, Rollins Men’s Lacrosse opened
their 2015 season last week, defeating Young Harris College and Shorter University to
start the Tars off with a 2-0 winning record.
Rollins kicked off their season opener at Young Harris last Thursday afternoon
with a dominant 12-7 victory over the Mountain Lions. Carson Buell ‘17 led all scorers,
with a dominant four goals, scoring three in the second quarter. Classmate Jack
Vonarb ’17 paced the offense with a hat trick of his own, finishing with three goals and
an assist. Morgan Baker ‘16 chipped in a pair of goals and an assist with Chris Ross also
registering a pair of scores. Adam Stefanowicz ’16 scored his first goal of the year while
Dylan Bassham ’16 recorded an assist.
In goal, Thomas Troiano ‘16 played the full 60 minutes for the Tars, finishing
with 11 saves while Alex Petsos went 15-20 on face offs and led the team with 14 ground
In a quick turnaround less than 24 hours later, Rollins faced Shorter University in
a 1 pm matchup in Rome, Georgia. The Tars spoiled the Shorter Hawks’ home opener in
a 9-5 victory and advanced the Tars to a perfect 2-0 record on the young season.
Nicholas Schultz ’17 led all scorers with three goals, his first scores of the season,
while Morgan Baker chipped in two goals to go along with an assist. Adam Stefanowicz
finished with a pair of assists. Four other Tars finished with a goal each in the victory.
Alex Petsos finished 11-18 in face offs and tied Stefanowicz for the team high
with five ground balls. In goal, Thomas Troiano improved to 2-0, finishing with five
The win over Shorter ties them for the best start in program history, a mark that
was set last fall.
The Tars will travel to Gaffney, N.C. to play Limestone on Friday, February 20th.
Face off is set for 4:00 p.m. with live stats available through links on RollinsSports.com