North Greenville moves to 2-0 for first time in program history

February 10, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
North Greenville241512
Stats at a GlanceCOKERNGU
Ground Balls1722
Draw Controls315
Free Position Attempts0-00-0
Extra Man Opportunities2-55-8
Stats LeadersCOKERNGU
GoalsEthan Irizarry - 2
Austin Dixon - 5
AssistsDenton Wilks - 1
Charles Stafford - 1
Justin Hopkins - 1
Chris Carpenter - 3
Ground Balls DeShaun Ormond - 2
Chris Hagy - 2
Stephen Sperbeck - 2
Charles Stafford - 2
Justin Hopkins - 2
Logan Bryant - 8
Face-offs Justin Hopkins - 4-8
Logan Bryant - 16-22
Saves Chris Hagy - 14
Braeden Dixon - 4
North Greenville moves to 2-0 for first time in program history
Saturday, February 10, 2018
North Greenville moves to 2-0 for first time in program history

Tigerville, S.C. - North Greenville secured the first 2-0 start in program history on Saturday with a 12-6 win over Coker College.

The Basics

  • Score: NGU - 12 / Coker - 6
  • Records: North Greenville 2 - 0 / Coker 0 - 1
  • Location: North Greenville University (Pepsi Stadium)

How it Happened

  • Austin Dixon and Ethan Landreth put the Crusaders up 2-0 early on the first period before Coker tacked on its first goal of the game.
  • North Greenville outscored the Cobras 4-2 down the final stretch of the first half, including a score from Austin Dixon at the final tick of the clock to take a 6-3 edge into halftime.
  • Coker struck first in the third period when Brooks Long scored at the 13:55 mark to make it 6-4.
  • The two squads traded goals in the final minutes of the third, sending the game to the fourth with NGU leading 7-5.
  • The Crusaders gained control in the final period with three consecutive scores. Austin Dixon scored first followed by Ethan Landreth and Alex Proly to put NGU up 10-5. Chris Carpenter tacked on a pair of assists as well.
  • Coker tacked on one more goal with 10:23 left but Austin Dixon and Matt Miller put the exclamation point on the day with back-to-back scores to secure the non-conference victory.

Inside the North Greenville Box Score

  • Austin Dixon finished the day with a game-high five goals while Ethan Landreth had four.
  • Braeden Dixon finished the day with four saves and improved to 2-0 on the season as the starting goalie.
  • Logan Bryant went 15 of 21 in the faceoff circle for the Crusaders.

Inside the Coker Box Score

  • Ethan Irizarry led the Cobras with two goals.
  • Justin Hopkins added a goal and assists while goalie Chris Hagy finished with 14-saves on 26, total shots for the Crusaders.

Next Time Out

  • The Crusaders will host Queens University on February 17th at 1 pm.