Kevin M. Neibauer
LaxPhilly- A Division of the Edge of Philly Sports Network
The Dartmouth Big Green (4-2) went into Ohio Stadium to do battle with the Ohio State Buckeyes (6-2) in DI action.
For the first half, Dartmouth were World beaters…well Ohio State anyway.
To the Action
Jack Myers hit Colby Smith (3g) with a pretty feed to give OSU the lead at 13:37.
It took :27 for Matt Paul (1g) to level the score.
Henry Bonnie (2g) for Dartmouth and Myers (2g,3a) for OSu exchanged goals to keep it tied, 2-2 with 7:27 remaining.
George Prince (1g) and Ohio State’s Mitchell Pehlke (1g) copied the script with Reid (23rd) and Peter LaPino (1g,1) continuing the back and forth that ended the 4-4 opening quarter.
To the Second
Bonnie and Colin McGill (1g) on the advantage boosted the Big Green to a two goal lead, 6-4.
Unfazed, Ohio State fired back with a pair from Reid to end the half with a 6-6 score.
Things Drastically Changed
Ohio State shut out Dartmouth for the final 35:36.
A 5-0 third Stanza supplied by, Jason Knox (1g), Myers, a pair from Colby Smith and finally, Myers setting up Reid to end the first 45:00 with an 11-6 Ohio State lead.
The final stanza seemed to be destined to go scoreless but, Scott White (1g) finally hit net to seal the 12-6 Ohio State win.
• Shots had OSU with 44 to 36 for Dartmouth. On Goal was 26-18 for the Buckeyes.
• Daniel.Hincks stopped 14 for Dartmouth and Skylar Wahlund with 12 saves in the Ohio State nets .
• Turnover’ s were 15 for Dartmouth and OSU with 14.
• Ground Balls favored OSU, 36-26.
• Ohio State took the face off battle, 13-7.
• Extra Man Ops had Dartmouth 1 for 2 and Ohio State, 1 for 4.
Ohio State Uses Huge Second Half
Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.