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DePauw Men Advance to Second Straight NCAC Final

DePauw Men Advance to Second Straight NCAC Final

November 1, 2012


Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw scored twice in a one-minute span of the second half to erase a 2-1 deficit and defeated Hiram, 3-2, in a North Coast Athletic Conference semifinal contest.

The Tigers improved to 13-1-4 and advanced to Saturday's NCAC championship game for the second straight year. Hiram dropped to 15-3-1 with the loss.

Ty Smith gave Hiram a 1-0 lead with his third goal of the season at 28:41 before Andy Morrison delivered hiss 10th goal of the year on Dean Weaver's assist at 31:53. Hiram regained the lead on Ryan Kramarz's fourth goal at 35:08 and that's how the teams entered the break.

Nate Snyder's eighth goal off of Weaver's second assist of the night at 56:02 evened the score at 2-2 before Morrison knocked in a penalty kick exactly one minute later for the deciding goal.

DePauw held a 20-12 advantage in shots including a 13-10 edge in shots on goal. Hiram led in corners, 8-6.

Tony Halterman posted seven saves for DePauw, while Kirby Rice totaled 10 for the Terriers.

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