Senior midfielder Kyle Foster (Medfield, Mass./Avon Old Farms (Conn.)) scored the game-winning goal and sophomore defenseman Jordan Carlson (Delaware/Hayes) forced a timely turnover to give third-ranked Ohio Wesleyan a win over Albion in an NCAA Division III second-round matchup on Saturday at Selby Stadium.
Ohio Wesleyan advances to face Gettysburg (Pa.) in an NCAA Division III quarterfinal on Wednesday. Gettysburg advanced in the tournament with a 10-9 double-overtime win over Ursinus (Pa.) in second-round action on Saturday.
Albion tied the game at 11-11 on a goal by Zach Hubbell with 3:44 left in regulation time, and senior attacker Edwin Foster (Medfield, Mass./Avon Old Farms (Conn.)) was called for a slashing penalty, giving the Britons a man-up situation for the next minute.
Ohio Wesleyan, the 2015 NCAC regular season and tournament champions, improved to 17-0 on the season after posting a 14-6 victory over Carthage in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Division III Men's Lacrosse Tournament on May 6th.
Ohio Wesleyan advances to host Albion (Mich.) in an NCAA Division III second-round game at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Selby Stadium. Albion advanced in the tournament with a 13-12 win over Augustana (Ill.) in first-round action on Wednesday.
Senior midfielder Kyle Foster (Medfield, MA/Avon Old Farms (Conn.)) led the Bishops with three goals, while Marcus Dietz (Westerville, OH/St. Francis DeSales) and Maier added two goals and an assist apiece, and Cooper Del Zotto (Orangeville, Ontario/Taft School) scored two goals. Senior Ryan McMahon (Springfield, VA/The Bullis School) had four saves in the Ohio Wesleyan crease.