Tue Apr 04
Final
26 #10 Denison
1 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
Final
5 Oberlin
21 #10 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 12
Final
17 #4 Denison
6 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sun Apr 16
Final
12 #4 Denison
8 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Wed Apr 19
Final
23 #4 Denison
5 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Apr 22
Final
1 Wabash
25 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 26
Final
3 Wooster
21 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Tournament Semifinal
Sun Apr 30
Final
8 Ohio Wesleyan
16 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Tournament Championship
Wed May 10
Final
9 Carthage
17 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament Second Round
Sat May 13
Final
11 Ill. Wesleyan
25 #5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament Third Round
Wed May 17
Final
9 #16 Lynchburg
18 #5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal
Sun May 21
Final
11 #5 Denison
12 at #1 Salisbury
in Salisbury, Md. - NCAA Tournament Semifinal
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Convincing win over Wittenberg pushes DU to NCAC title game

Tommy Harrison had two ground balls and one caused turnover vs. Wittenberg.
Tommy Harrison had two ground balls and one caused turnover vs. Wittenberg.

Top seeded Denison rolled to an 18-3 victory over fourth-seeded Wittenberg in the semifinals of the 2014 North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament.  The win sends DU to the NCAC Tournament Championship where they will have a rematch with rival Ohio Wesleyan on Saturday (April 26) at 3 p.m. in Granville.  The victory also sets a new school record for victories in a season with 16.

Denison was sharp from the onset.  When the two teams met on April 12 in Springfield, Denison won 22-of-26 faceoff attempts and outscored the Tigers 14-8.  Tonight it was more of the same at the faceoff X as the Big Red went 22-for-24 led by sophomore Eric Baumgardner who was 17-for-19.  He also posted a game-high 12 ground balls.

DU outshot Wittenberg 60-16 as Tiger goalie Jay Dolan was busy, posting 21 saves while facing 29 shots on cage.  As usual, Denison's goals were evenly distributed as 12 different players got in the act.  Blair Farinholt led the way with three goals on four shot attempts.  Eddie Vita posted one goal and three assists, while Teddy Powell, Luke Walsh, Benjie Colberg, and Nick Caravana all scored twice for the Big Red.

Junior defenseman Drew Newman posted four ground balls and led the team with two caused turnovers.  Wittenberg was flagged for nine penalties resulting in 7:30 of penalty time for Denison.  The Big Red finished with three extra-man goals while the Tigers were 1-for-2 in man-up.

Clark Bullington made his second-straight start in goal for Denison.  He posted four saves while allowing all three Tiger goals in 45 minutes of action.  Chris Thomas played the fourth quarter and made one save.

At 16-0, this marks the best season based on won-loss record, in the 62-year history of the program.  One week ago, Denison edged Ohio Wesleyan 10-9 in their lone regular season meeting.  Saturday's NCAC Championship game between the two schools will be the 93rd meeting in the all-time series.

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February 28, 2014 Game with Wooster postponed
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