William and Mary Douse the Dragon’s Fire

Drexel lets a game slip away, 64-69 tribe. William and Mary douse the dragon’s fire. The William and Mary Tribe visited the Daskalakis Center on Sunday afternoon to challenge the Drexel Dragons. A monumental collapse gave the Tribe (4-6) a highly unusual heart-stopping win over the (6-5) Drexel Dragons.

Drexel seemed in control but, with 4:07 remaining the roof fell in on them. Suddenly turning ice-cold, Drexel was outscored 17-3 the rest of the way. As shocking as that event is, it’s more of a shock that the Tribe did not hit one field goal during the deluge.

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The Dragons had the lead at the break, 31-26 but, Bill and Mare turned in a blistering second half with an astounding 43 points. How cold was Drexel? They went 2 of their last 9 from the field including a goose egg in their final seven.

Connor Kochera, who had all of 10 free throw tries coming into the contest, stole the show with a blistering 14 of 16 in the final 17 minutes and paced the Tribe with a career-high, 26 points. Luke Loewe added 16 points to assist in the upset. Drexel countered with a 17 point effort from Mate Okros. William and Mary douse the dragon’s fire, 64-69.

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Kevin Neibauer
Kevin Neibauer

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.

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