Keiser Men: Hiestand’s Goal Lifts #2 Seahawks Over #1 Reinhardt in 2OT, 12-11!

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BOX SCORE

Game Information
Score: No. 2 Keiser 12, No. 1 Reinhardt 11
Records: No. 2 Keiser (3-1, 2-0 AAC), No. 1 Reinhardt (1-1, 1-1 AAC)
Location: Multi-Purpose, West Palm Beach, Fla.

The No. 2 Keiser Seahawks earned their first win over No. 1 Reinhardt in double overtime on Monday night, 12-11.

First Quarter
Keiser 2, Reinhardt 3

  • Reinhard was first on the board at the 14:03 mark.
  • Ryan Schwartz and Max Hiestand responded with back-to-back goals less than a minute apart to give KU the lead with 12:41 showing.
  • The Eagles would put two more goals on the board in the first quarter to take the 3-2 lead going into the second.

Second Quarter
Keiser 6, Reinhardt 6

  • The Eagles would again strike first in the quarter with a goal at the 14:08 mark to bring the lead to 4-2.
  • Josten Ucros sparked a run for Keiser with a goal with 13:09 left in the second.
  • Jackson Marshall found the back of the net for the first time in his career with 12:21 to tie the game at 4-4.
  • Keiser took the lead with a goal by Vincent Cerasuolo with 10:19 on the clock.
  • The teams would trade goals with Reinhardt scoring with 1:23 left to tie the game at 6-6 going into the half.
Third Quarter

Keiser 10, Reinhardt 9

  • The Eagles would open the second-half scoring with 11:33 showing to take the 7-6 lead.
  • Hiestand, Ucros, and Cerasuolo would all score less than two minutes apart to put KU in front 9-7 with 8:18 on the clock.
  • Schwartz would net his hat trick goal between two Reinhardt goals to give Keiser a 10-9 lead heading into the fourth.
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 11, Reinhardt 11

  • For the first time on the night, Keiser would strike first in the quarter with just 1:20 left in the quarter to take the 11-9 lead.
  • Reinhardt would find the back of the net twice in the final minute to tie the game with 10 seconds remaining.
Overtime

Keiser 12, Reinhardt 11

  • Both teams would take three shots in the first overtime with Reinhardt securing the only shot on goal in the period.
  • With 2:35 on the clock in the second overtime, Schwartz found Hiestand open in front of the net who buried the game-winner past the Reinhardt goalie.

KU Highlights

  • 1: Keiser earned their first win over Reinhardt
  • 1: KU won in double overtime for the first time in history
  • 2: It was the second time the Seahawks defeated the No. 1 team in the nation
  • 3: Cerasuolo, Schwartz, and Hiestand all scored three goals in the game
  • 4: Cole Stassi led the team with a season-high four assists
  • 6/14: Cam Provines collected six groundballs and won 14 faceoffs
  • 17: Cole George made a career-high 17 saves in the contest which ranks second highest all-time

Team Leaders
Keiser
Points: Schwartz (5)
Goals: Cerasuolo, Schwartz, and Hiestand (3)
Assists: Stassi (4)
Faceoffs: Provines (14-25)
Ground Balls: Provines (6)
Caused Turnovers: Three Tied (2)
Saves: George (17)

Reinhardt
Points: Bousqet (6)
Goals: Bousqet (4)
Assists: Cochran (4)
Faceoffs: Sess (11-25)
Ground Balls: Two Tied (5)
Caused Turnovers: Potvin (4)
Saves: Wright (10)

Up Next

Lawrence Tech at Keiser on Friday, March 11, at 11:00 a.m. at the Multi-Purpose Field in West Palm Beach, Fla.