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SSC Game: Tampa Defeats FIT 14-9; All Recaps

  BOX SCORE   via Tampa press release  

Spartans Defeat Panthers 14-9

  TAMPA, Fla. –  The University of Tampa Spartans defeated conference foe, Florida Tech by a final score of 14-9. The University of Tampa is now 7-4 on the 2019 season. INSIDE THE MATCHUP: 
Final:  UT Spartans 14, FIT Panthers 9 Records: Tampa (7-4, SSC 2-0), Florida Tech (5-2, SSC 1-1) Location:  Pepin Stadium | Tampa, Fla. All-time Series: The Spartans lead the Panthers in the all-time series 10-1. Follow Us: @TampaSpartans on TwitterFacebookInstagram, and Snapchat   HOW IT HAPPENED: 1st Period
  • The first goal of the game was scored by Tampa’s Andrew KewHear how to pronounce Andrew Kew off the assist by Bryan Wright.
  • With 7:00 left in the first period, Harry KilkowskiHear how to pronounce Harry Kilkowski netted one for the Spartans giving them the 2-0 lead.
  • The final goal of the third period was scored by the Panthers.
  • At the end of the first period, the Spartans led the Panthers 2-1.
  2nd Period
  • Florida Tech scored the first goal of the second period.
  • Andrew KewHear how to pronounce Andrew Kew then netted his second goal of the day with 12:30 left in the contest.
  • The Spartans then scored four more goals in the half.
  • The first of the four came from Colin White off the assist by Matt VetterHear how to pronounce Matt Vetter.
  • Chris Cox stated the second off the pass from Shane Hanlon.
  • White then scored his second, this time from Kew.
  • Matt VetterHear how to pronounce Matt Vetter earned the Spartans last goal of the first half. His goal was off the assist by Kew.
  • Heading into halftime, the Spartans led the Panthers 7-3.
  3rd Period
  • Wright scored the Spartans first goal of the second half.
  • With 8:30 left in the period, White netted another goal for UT off the assist by Luke RobideauxHear how to pronounce Luke Robideaux.
  • Tech then earned their fourth goal of the contest with 8:12 remaining.
  • Matt VetterHear how to pronounce Matt Vetter then netted back-to-back goals for the Spartans giving them the 11-4 lead.
  • The final goal of the third period was by White, the assist by Vetter.
  • Heading into the final period, the Spartans led the Panthers 12-4.
  4th Period
  • Jake Mosher McGrawHear how to pronounce Jake Mosher McGraw netted a goal off the assist by Kew to start the final period.
  • Shane Hanlon then earned a goal, the assist was once again by Kew.
  • The Florida Tech Panthers then scored the last five goals of the contest.
  • The University of Tampa Spartans defeated the Florida Tech Panthers by a final score of 14-9.
  • Colin White had four goals for the Spartans, followed by Vetter with three and Kew with two.
  • Andrew KewHear how to pronounce Andrew Kew had a team-high of four assists for the Spartans.
  • Defensively, Luke RobideauxHear how to pronounce Luke Robideaux had a team-high of two caused turnovers. Additionally, he stated one assist and five ground balls.
  • Ross Dickerson won 17-21 faceoffs for the Spartans. Dickerson had a team-high of 12 ground balls for UT.
  • B.J. BorowskiHear how to pronounce B.J. Borowski played the entire 60 minutes for the Spartans. The sophomore recorded 10 saves in the contest.
  This weekend the Spartans will travel to Old Westbury, New York to take on the NYIT Bears. The game is slated to begin at 12:00 p.m. at President’s Stadium. TAMPA SPARTANS MOBILE APP:
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Kew Sparks Spartans Victory


Andrew Kew had a six-point night and Matt Vetter added five points, helping the Tampa Spartans to a 14-9 win over Florida Tech in Wednesday’s Sunshine State Conference lacrosse matchup at Pepin Stadium.

Justin Williams led the Panthers with a hat-trick and Brad Schillinger added two goals and an assist to lead the Panthers. Florida Tech goaltender Daniel Flock was under fire most of the night, having to make 18 saves. Tampa took 54 shots, 32 of them on goal.

On the other side, B.J. Borowski saw only 19 of Florida Tech’s 43 shots on goal, making 10 saves.

Fresh off the biggest comeback in program history on Saturday against Rollins, the Panthers looked to take down Tampa, the team that they beat last year in what was the biggest upset in program history. It was not to be, as the Spartans took control early, and never relinquished it.

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Tech Stumbles on the Road

  Panthers drop to 1-1 in SSC play after 14-9 loss to Tampa TAMPA, Fla. – Florida Tech was unable to get its offense going until very late in its SSC bout with rival Tampa Wednesday evening, allowing the Spartans to build a sizeable lead and hold on for a 14-9 win at Pepin Stadium. Justin Williams led Tech with a hat trick and two ground balls. Brad Schillinger added two goals and an assist, while Tommy Bowser and Logan Sweeney recorded one goal and one assist apiece. Brett Pohlmeyer and Addison Abramson each scored a goal in the game. Kyle Sergio guided the Panther defense with five ground balls and three caused turnovers. Abramson and Reid Chaconas picked up four and three ground balls, respectively. Dan Flock finished with another double-digit save performance, making 18 saves against the Spartans. UT grabbed a 2-0 lead at the 7:00 mark of the first quarter following scores by Andrew Kew and Harry Kilkowski. Bowser made it 2-1 when he took advantage of a Tampa mistake and scored an empty net goal with 3:28 to go in the first. Schillinger then tied the game at 2-2 with his own unassisted effort early in the second quarter. However, the Spartans responded with another goal by Kew which kicked off a 5-0 run that gave Tampa a 7-2 advantage. Sweeney got into the mix with 3:22 left in the second quarter, finding the back of the net to end the run and cut the Panthers’ deficit to four at halftime. Two more scores by the Spartans’ Bryan Wright and Colin White increased their team’s lead to 9-3 with 8:30 remaining in the third quarter. Eighteen seconds later, Williams hit the twine for the first time in the game and trimmed the margin down to 9-4. Consecutive goals by UT’s Matt Vetter midway through the third ignited another run by the Spartans, which handed them a 14-4 lead with 5:41 to go in the fourth quarter. Despite the game being out of hand, the Panthers refused to give up and were able to score the final five goals of the night. Williams started the spree with consecutive man-up tallies, the second with 2:36 remaining. Pohlmeyer scored an unassisted goal with just over a minute left. Schillinger and Abramson found the net during the last 22 seconds of the contest to make it a five-goal game at the final whistle. Tampa finished the matchup with an edge in shots (54-43), shots on goal (32-19), ground balls (43-26) and faceoff wins (20-6). Tech went 2-of-2 on man-up tries. The Panthers went 18-of-22 on clear attempts compared to 16-of-20 for Tampa. Florida Tech is back in action on Wednesday, Apr. 3, as the Panthers head down I-95 to Boca Raton, Florida for a matchup with SSC foe Lynn. That contest is set to begin at 6 p.m. at Bobby Campbell Stadium. For the latest news, updates and information on the Florida Tech men’s lacrosse team, visit Fans can also stay up-to-date on the latest Panthers news by following Florida Tech Athletics on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.