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Sun Feb 19
Final
15 #20 Washington and Lee
11 #10 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Feb 26
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14 Denison
13 at Roanoke
in Salem, Va.
Sat Mar 04
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22 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Mar 11
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4 Montclair St.
13 vs. #19 Denison
@ U.S. Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, Md.
Fri Mar 17
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11 #17 Denison
3 vs. #11 Dickinson
@ Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Md.
Sat Mar 18
Final
6 Nazareth
17 vs. #17 Denison
@ Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Md.
Sat Mar 25
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20 #12 Denison
4 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Apr 01
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10 Wittenberg
18 #10 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 04
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26 #10 Denison
1 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Apr 08
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5 Oberlin
21 #10 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 12
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17 #4 Denison
6 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sun Apr 16
Final
12 #4 Denison
8 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Wed Apr 19
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23 #4 Denison
5 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Apr 22
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1 Wabash
25 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 26
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3 Wooster
21 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Tournament Semifinal
Sun Apr 30
Final
8 Ohio Wesleyan
16 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Tournament Championship
Wed May 10
Final
9 Carthage
17 #4 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament Second Round
Sat May 13
Final
11 Ill. Wesleyan
25 #5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament Third Round
Wed May 17
Final
9 #16 Lynchburg
18 #5 Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament Quarterfinal
Sun May 21
Final
11 #5 Denison
12 at #1 Salisbury
in Salisbury, Md. - NCAA Tournament Semifinal
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Huge 4th quarter sends No. 9 Denison past Wooster

Liam Rooney  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Liam Rooney | Photo by Jace Delgado

WOOSTER, Ohio--  No. 9 Denison overcame a sluggish start by outscoring The College of Wooster 10-1 in the second half.  The result was a convincing 17-6 win by the Big Red which ran their winning streak to 10.

Wooster hasn't defeated Denison in men's lacrosse since 2010 but early in the third quarter, the Fighting Scots had upset on their minds.  The Big Red took a 7-5 lead into halftime but Wooster trimmed that lead to one when Alexander Bloom scored off a pass from Josh Herold with 13:47 to play in the quarter.

That would be the last goal scored by Wooster on the night as the Big Red offense came alive, scoring 10 unanswered over the next 27 minutes.

Denison entered the game with the nation's top-ranked extra-man scoring percentage.  That was bad news for Wooster as the penalty minutes began to pile up in the second half.

A slashing call on Wooster's Ryan Harms with 10:53 left in the third led to Brooks Davy's second goal and Liam Rooney's second assist.  Another slash by Harms with 5:30 remaining allowed Davy and Rooney to connect once again.  That goal came with the Fighting Scots playing two men down after a 30-second holding call on Matthew Hockert was tagged on.

The EMO's seemed to give Denison the confidence they were looking for.  Leading 9-6 entering the fourth, DU opened the final quarter with possession after a two-minute non-releasable penalty on Wooster's Noah Plotkin late in the third.  The Big Red wasted little time converting as Spencer Butler found Will Donohue for his 30th goal of the season.

With 11:42 remaining, Jake Waxter fed Donohue for the score making it an 11-6 lead for the visitors.  Midway through the fourth, history was made by Rooney as he fed Donohue for the goal.  The assist was Rooney's fourth of the game and 48th of the season, breaking a 50-year old single-season record for assists that had been held by Paul Doty since 1967.  Rooney also moved into sole possession of second place on the Big Red's career points list with 224, passing Brady Burton '10.  Andy John '84 is DU's career leader in points with 256.

Denison closed out with five more goals, two of which came in extra-man, resulting in a final score that failed to accurately describe the competitiveness of the game.

The Big Red was 6-for-8 in man-up situations, running their conversion percentage to .641.  Stephen Paras finished with seven saves in 60 minutes.  He had three big stops in the third quarter allowing his offense to gain some momentum and open up a lead.

DU outshot Wooster 44-31. They dominated ground balls 43-17 and were 17-of-24 at the faceoff X.  Henry DeCamp was 15-of-22 when facing off.  He led the team with six ground balls.

Butler, Donohue and Davy all scored four goals and Rooney checked in with three assists.

Wooster was led in scoring by Bloom who finished with two goals.  Wesley Wagner posted 10 saves between the pipes.

Denison is 10-1 and 5-0 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.  They will travel to Ohio Wesleyan on Sunday (April 16) for a 1 p.m. clash against the Battling Bishops.

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