October 6, 2012

DU scores five in win over Wooster

Denison broke a 3-3 tie with two goals in the second half, resulting in a critical 5-3 win over The College of Wooster. 

With 18 minutes left in regulation, Will Krentz scored the game-winning goal off assists from Bob Casarona and Mark Waterman.  DU would add an insurance goal with 10 minutes left when Waterman converted a penalty kick, setting the final at 5-3.

The Big Red jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the opening minutes of the match as Ryan Fine scored off a unassisted goal in the 3rd minute of play.  Two minutes later, senior Ryan Torgersen followed with an unassisted goal of his own, giving DU the early advantage.

Wooster would get things going in the 20th minute when a foul on the Big Red resulted in a penalty kick for the Fighting Scots that was converted by Adam Hansell.  In the 32nd minute, Wooster's Adam Will found David Mallett, tying the match at 2-2.

With less than two minutes to go in the opening half, DU regained the lead when Adam Severs headed in a pass from Mark Waterman.  The goal was the second of the season for Severs.  In the 66th minute, Wooster tied the game at 3-3 when Patrick Pickering scored off an assist from George Skelly.

Waterman led DU with one goal and two assists.  Krentz led the team in shots with four.  Matt Wagner posted two saves in 90 minutes of action in goal.

Denison improves to 5-5-2 with the win and 1-2-1 in the NCAC.  Wooster drops to 3-8 and 0-3 in the conference.  The Big Red will travel to Oberlin this Wednesday (Oct. 10).