ASHLAND, Va. – Senior Miles Muncie (Midlothian, VA / Midlothian) scored his 100th goal as a Yellow Jacket against Hampden-Sydney College in the conference opener for both teams Saturday afternoon at Day Field. Muncie was one of five Yellow Jackets to secure a goal in the 18-7 loss to the Tigers.
H-SC opened with the first six goals of the game. Randolph-Macon ensured it would take a goal into the second quarter as Muncie hit his goal with 22 seconds remaining in the first quarter.
Senior Alex Camilliere (Huntingtown, MD / Huntingtown) scored a goal minutes into the second quarter, as with 12:56 to go, he took the ball into the net to cut the Tiger lead to five. H-SC scored the next three goals to create more separation.
Sophomore Nate Malinowski (Middle River, Md. / Boys' Latin) scored his first goal of the season with 8:24 remaining in the quarter. Fellow Sophomore Ryan Tiffey (Colombia, Md. / Wilde Lake) found the goal with 4:48 to go in the period after Camilliere sent him a pass that was converted into points. H-SC closed out the quarter with two more goals, taking a 12-4 lead into the break.
Hampden-Sydney began the third quarter in a similar fashion, scoring the first four goals of the period.
R-MC scored two in a row as senior Kyle Keepers (Roswell, GA / Roswell) sent a goal in with 52 seconds left in the third. Then, under a minute into the fourth quarter, Camilliere found the goal for the second time in the game. Tiffey closed out R-MC's scoring with a goal with 6:21 left in the fourth, but H-SC still secured the win 18-7.
All of Tiffey's shots in today's game were made on goal.
Muncie was one of the defensive leaders for the Yellow Jackets as well, causing three turnovers and three ground balls. Junior Austin Evans (Glen Allen, VA / Glen Allen) also caused a pair of turnovers, while Tiffey picked up three ground balls as well.
R-MC will continue ODAC play against Washington and Lee next Saturday at 1:00 PM at Day Field.