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Tars Earn Senior Day Victory Over Florida Tech

The No. 13 Tars celebrated the careers of eight seniors on a day where they defeated the Florida Tech Panthers, 17-15

photo by Mike Watters, Rollins Sports


WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 23, 2022) – The No. 13 Tars celebrated the careers of eight seniors on a day where they defeated the Florida Tech Panthers, 17-15.  The Tars close the regular season at 12-2, and 5-2 in Sunshine State Conference play.  The No. 12 Panthers fall to 10-5 overall, and 5-2 against conference foes.

Marshall Ellison led Rollins with four goals.  Bailey Pringle added a hat trick, while dishing out a pair of assists, good for five total points, giving him 100 points in his Rollins career.  Jack Johnstone also notched three scores, while Finn Jent and Justin White each scored twice out of the midfield.  Justin Isenhour led the defense with four caused turnovers.  Mark Ranieri and Thomas Garvin helped the Tars go 19-34 at the faceoff spot.  Patrick Thomas made six saves in goal for Rollins.

The Panthers got hat tricks from Zach Rozgonyi, Justin Williams, and Bennett Duffy, to lead them in scoring.   Rozgonyi added three assists, for a game high six points.  John Hulsman made 11 saves in goal for Florida Tech.

First Quarter

  • The Florida Tech got on the board with two scores early.
  • Jack Johnstone found the back of the net first for Rollins, scoring on an assist from behind the goal off the stick of Grant Hansen.
  • The Panthers tallied their third goal, putting Rollins back down a pair.
  • Marshall Ellison would dodge from X and score the Tars, before Bailey Pringle fed Johnstone for the freshman’s second, knotting the game at 3-3.
  • The Panthers would grab control late in the period, closing the opening stanza with three unanswered goals.

Second Quarter

  • Ellison sliced through the Panthers defense to open the second quarter, and start a four goal run for Rollins.
  • Johnstone, Justin White, and Pringle completed the run, giving the Tars a 7-6 lead.
  • The two teams would trade goals late in the period with the Panthers tying the game at 7-7 before Ellison regained the lead for Rollins.  Again, Florida Tech knotted the score, at 8-8, but Finn Jent pushed the Tars back on top.
  • Justin White would close the half, dodging from behind and scoring on a low to high shot, giving the Tars a 10-8 lead at the break.

Third Quarter

  • Florida Tech opened the half with a score, but Rollins would answer with three consecutive goals to grow their lead to 13-9.  Ellison started the scoring, before a, highlight reel, around the world goal from Connor Coltharp and a diving effort from Pringle.
  • The Panthers scored with five minutes left in the period, but Pringle found a cutting Peyton Miller to maintain Rollins four goal lead.
  • Florida Tech would score once more before the buzzer to send the two teams to the final period at 14-11.

Fourth Quarter

  • Florida Tech tallied twice to get within one goal, at 14-13.
  • Jent ripped a deep bounce shot to give Rollins a two goal lead.
  • The Panthers tallied quick back-to-back goals to pull the teams level, at 15-15, with just 4:32 on the clock.
  • Zane Williams dodged down the alley and fired a low shot into the corner of the net, scoring the game winning goal.
  • Pringle stung a top corner to provide the Tars with an insurance goal with just 2:38 on the clock.
  • Charlie Rask caused a turnover on the next Panther possession, and Rollins ran out the final minutes, securing the win.

The Tars will prepare for the SSC Championships, which will take place on campus sites, with Semifinal action starting on Thursday, April 28.

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Florida Tech Comes Up Short in Top 15 Matchup with Rollins

No. 12 Panthers fall to No. 13 Tars 17-15 on the road

by Daniel Supraner

#12 Florida Tech 15, #13 Rollins 17
Records: Florida Tech (10-5, 5-2 SSC), Rollins (12-2, 5-2 SSC)
Location: Barker Family | Winter Park, Fla.


  • Zach Rozgonyi opened the scoring to put Tech up 1-0 just 47 seconds into the game. 
  • Collin Stewart increased the Panthers’ lead to 2-0 with 13:02 left. 
  • Rollins ensued on a 3-1 run to tie the game at 3-3 with 3:41 to go. Sam Sidari tallied the Panthers goal during the run with 4:52 remaining. 
  • Panthers closed out the first quarter with three consecutive tallies to push their lead to 6-3. Bennett Duffy scored twice, the second off an assist from Justin Williams with 1:27 to go. Rozgonyi provided the final goal of the quarter off a feed from Collin Stewart with 18 seconds left. 


  • Tars outscored Tech 7-2 in the second quarter and took a 10-8 advantage into halftime. 
  • Nate Deplancke accounted for one of the Panthers’ goals during the quarter, scoring off an assist from Sidari with 7:12 left.
  • Stewart tallied Tech’s other goal off an assist from Rozgonyi with 4:14 remaining in the frame.  


  • Rozgonyi scored the first goal of the second half with 12:46 left in the third to trim the margin to 10-9. 
  • Rollins answered with three straight goals to push its lead to 13-9 with 5:50 remaining. 
  • Williams scored twice during the final 5:15 of the third and the Panthers went into the fourth trailing 14-11. 


  • Williams and Chandler Hake tallied the opening goals of the fourth, both off assists from Rozgonyi, to cut the margin to 14-13 with 12:56 to go. 
  • After Rollins scored to push the lead back to two, 15-13, with 7:33 left. 
  • Duffy completed his hat trick off an assist from Griffin Bowie to make the score 15-14 with 6:20 remaining. 
  • Deplancke tied the game at 15-15 on an unassisted goal with 4:32 left. 
  • Rollins was able to score two goals over the next two minutes to push their lead back to two, 17-15, with 2:38 to go. 
  • Florida Tech was unable to claw its way back over the waning minutes and dropped its second SSC game of the season. 



  • Rollins finished with an edge in shots (44-37), shots on goal (28-21), faceoff wins (19-15) and caused turnovers (9-8). 
  • Both teams collected 18 ground balls. 


  • John Hulsman’s 11 saves in the game gave him the single season record for saves with 181 this season.
  • Jack Maranto surpassed 100 career faceoffs wins and now sits at 103. He is the 5th Panther to win 100 faceoffs.
  • Zach Rozgonyi becomes the 7th player to record 80 points in a career, and now has 81 for his career.

UP NEXT: Florida Tech is set to face No. 1 seeded Tampa in the semifinals of the SSC Tournament on Thursday, April 28 in Tampa, Florida. Start time for the contest is yet to be announced. 

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No. 11 Panthers Fall to No. 12 Rollins in Back-and-Forth Affair

by Donny Rieber, Jr.


A matchup between two Top-15 teams lived up to the billing Saturday, as Rollins took down Florida Tech (10-5, 5-2 SSC) 17-15 in a Sunshine State Conference men’s lacrosse matchup in Winter Park.

Zach Rozgonyi continued to build on his historic single-season goal record as he led the Panthers with a six-point day, picking up a hat trick to go along with three assists. Justin Williams and Bennett Duffy each had a hat trick, with Williams adding an assist.

Nate Deplancke and Collin Stewart had two goals each, while Sam Sidari and Chandler Hake each tallied a single marker. Sidari also added a helper.  

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