HOLLAND, Mich.--Hope College scored at least four goals in every quarter to defeat visiting Adrian College, 18-2, in Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association men's lacrosse action on Saturday.
= Final Score: Hope 18, Adrian 2
= Location: Van Andel Stadium, Holland, Mich.; Weather conditions: Mostly Sunny, 60s, Wind 13 mph
= Records: Hope Flying Dutchmen 7-3 (2-0 MIAA), Adrian Bulldogs 2-6 (0-1 MIAA)
= Senior Justin Polischuk scored both Adrian goals.
= Junior Peter Dugan made his first start of the season--and the second of his career--in goal, finishing with eight saves and a game-best four ground balls.
= Classmate Caleb Vanderlugt also had four ground balls and he won eight face-offs.
= Junior Michael Desmadryl recorded a game-high five caused turnovers, which also is a personal record.
= Gunnar Elder led all scorers with eight points on three goals and five assists.
= Rocco Mularoni pumped in a game-best four goals among six points.
= Nick Schanhals (W, 7-3) got the win in the cage and made seven stops in 45:21 of action.
= Both Thomas Sprys Tellner and Nick Bazany had four ground balls, while the latter caused three turnovers.
= Marshall Vanbelkum (9-12) and Kyle Gaines (7-12) shined in the face-off "X."
HOW IT HAPPENED
= Hope scored seven unanswered goals after Polischuk tied it 1-all with 11 minutes and 18 seconds left in the first quarter.
= Hope led 9-2 at the halftime break.
= Both teams cleared well (Adrian: 16-for-19, Hope: 22-for-24), but the Bulldogs had 30 turnovers to the Flying Dutchmen's 23.
= Hope also enjoyed statistical advantages in shots (46-24), ground balls (24-18) and shots on goal (26-13).
= The squads combined to go 0-and-12 on man-up situations.
= Hope held Adrian scoreless in the second half while producing nine goals.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE
= Adrian freshman Griffin Davison was held off the scoreboard for the first time this season, but remains in the MIAA top-5 for goal scoring (tied for third with 22).
= The Bulldogs went 1-3 on its season-long four-game road swing.
= Senior Cody Schmitt had a ground ball and caused turnover today. He's Adrian's active leader with 226 ground balls, which is second all-time behind Mitch Barnard (290 from 2010-12). Schmitt is the program career record holder with 101 caused turnovers.
= Polischuk also had a multiple-goal game last year.
= Despite the loss, Adrian still leads Hope in the all-time series, 4-2.
= Adrian will have its conference home opener on Tuesday (7 p.m.) against Albion at Docking Stadium.