Saint Leo Men: Kurtenbach is Spelled Ca-Ching; Saint Leo Dominates Georgian Court 24-8 Saturday

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via Saint Leo press release



SAINT LEO, Fla. – The No. 16 Saint Leo Lions dominated the receiving votes (RV) Georgian Court Lions, 24-8, Saturday afternoon at University Turf Stadium. The Green and Gold’s confident win was led by senior attacker Charlie Kurtenbach with 10 points; scoring six goals and four assists. He also added five ground balls and a caused turnover to his standout performance.

No. 16 Saint Leo (3-2) dished out 68 shots with 12 different goal scorers. When Kurtenbach wasn’t creating havoc, junior attacker Philip Buque kept the visiting Lions busy. Buque handed in seven points, scoring four goals and three assists followed by freshman attacker Tyler Eames who scored a hat-trick.

In goal, Thomas Tatarian earned 13 stops to improve his record between the pipes to 1-1.

Georgian Court (1-3) was paced by Ryder Verdoni who netted a hat-trick and picked up four ground balls. Three goalkeepers put in work for Georgian Court.


Stat Highlights

  • Saint Leo outshot Georgian Court 68-40.
  • Jordan Williams won 20-of-29 FO in the team’s 23-36 day in the ‘X’.
  • The Lions defense earned 18-of-21 clear attempts while keeping Georgian Court to 21-31.
  • Georgian Court committed 25 turnovers while Saint Leo contained the errors to 10.


Beyond the Box Score

  • Kurtenbach’s 10-point performance places his name among the program’s record book in the third spot under most points in a game. As the team’s leading scorer he now has a season tally of 16 goals and 11 assists.
  • Philip Buque’s big day improved his season goal count to 12 along with eight assists.


Up Next

Saint Leo continues play at University Turf Stadium, hosting Assumption on Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m.

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