FREDERICK, Md.- Grayson Zubradt became the first player in school history to notch 100 career goals. Zubradt used an eight goal performance to lead the Blazers to a 14-11 victory over the Washington & Jefferson Presidents.
His eight goals place him second all-time for a single game in Hood history and just one short of the most in Division III this year.
Inside the Box Score
- Zak Kooser scored a goal and added three assists.
- Eddie Somerville scored three goals.
- Jason Jaworski also dished out three assists.
- Ben Gilbert went 15 of 26 on faceoffs and scooped up eight ground balls.
- Noah Waterlander made three saves in the first half. Kyle Morgenroth notched four saves in the final two quarters.
How it Happened
- The Presidents got on the board first less than a minute into the contest with a goal by Mark Mandak.
- Zubradt and Somerville countered for the Blazers, but Washington & Jefferson scored twice more to take a 3-2 lead after the first period.
- Hood came out striking in the second period with another goal by Somerville sandwiched between two goals by Zubradt to give Hood a 5-3 lead at the 8:07 mark.
- Washington & Jefferson found the back of the net with just under seven minutes remaining to cut the Blazer lead to one.
- The remainder of the half was all Zubradt, scoring three unanswered goals to push Hood's lead to 8-4 at the halftime break.
- The Blazers came out of the half with three straight goals to stretch the lead to seven, 11-4, the biggest lead of the game.
- The Presidents were able to outscore the Blazers four goals to one for the rest of the period to trim the lead to 12-8 heading into the fourth.
- Bentley LeBarron opened up the scoring in the final period before Washington & Jefferson found the back of the net three times to cut Hood's lead to 13-11 with 4:46 left to play.
- LeBarron found Somerville with 1:24 remaining to cap off the victory for the Blazers.
- Rocco Ruscitto led the Presidents with three goals. Brendan Tribeck and Ben Ward each had three assists. Noah Cohen stopped 13 shots in goal.
The Blazers host St. Vincent on Saturday, March 10 at 1 p.m.