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Benjamin’s Robert Jacobs Sets School Records at Kenyon

Written by Lee Roggenburg on . Posted in .
That’s Benjamin senior Robert Jacobs scoring the winning goal in overtime April 26, 2013 against Vero Beach in the FHSAA playoffs.  Four years later, Robert capped off an honored career at Kenyon College in style in his last game for the Lords.  Below is the school’s press release:
HIRAM, Ohio – Robert Jacobs broke a 54-year-old record and the Kenyon men’s lacrosse team set a new standard for most goals scored and points totaled during Saturday’s 36-9 road victory at Hiram College.
In his final game, Jacobs tallied six goals and eight assists for 14 points. That mark bested Bill Hylton’s 13-point effort against University of Mount Union on May 5, 1963. Jacobs’ assist total also tied for the third-highest single-game effort. Furthermore, Jacobs finished the year with 70 points, which tied for the third-highest in single-season history and his 180 career points put him in seventh place all-time. Fellow senior Alex Lopez also had an impressive game totaling nine goals. That mark also tied for the third-highest single-game output and gave him 100 for his career. Saturday’s game against the Terriers also brought some new team records. Kenyon’s goal total bested the mark of 33 set on March 22, 2000 against Oberlin and the 55 points topped the 52 the squad attained in the same game against the Yeomen. There were 14 different players who scored for Kenyon on this day as the Lords out-shot the Terriers 77-19. The Lords raced out to a 7-0 lead before Hiram got on the board with its first goal at the 4:05 mark of the first quarter. Freshman Jack Herzog‘s goal with about six minutes left in the second pushed Kenyon up double digits for the first time (12-2) before closing the period with a 17-2 advantage. Third-quarter action saw Kenyon score 12 times, including four from Lopez and three more by Emilio Sosa. In the fourth, the visitors tallied seven more goals. In goal, the Lords were able to use all their goalies as Gabriel Avis, Matt Pantalon, Noah Gurzenski and Reed Levesque saw action.