March 12, 2010

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Limestone Hosts Mars Hill in Key Game

from press release

GAFFNEY, S.C.
— It's an early season, yet pivotal, NCAA Division II South Region men's lacrosse showdown at the "The Rock" on Saturday (3/13) as fifth-ranked Limestone hosts seventh-ranked Mars Hill at 1:00 p.m. Both of these non-conference rivals are undefeated within the region Limestone is 2-0 while Mars Hill is 3-0 and overall both have only one loss that against second-ranked Le Moyne and by three goals combined (Limestone 8-6 and MHC 7-6).

Overall this season Limestone (2-1) has won two of its first three contests averaging 12.3 goals (37 scored) and yielding 5.0 (15 against) while Mars Hill, at 4-1, has averaged 13.0 goals (65 scored) while allowing its opponents an even average of 6.0 (30 against).

Saturday marks the ninth all-time meeting between the Saints and Lions in a series that dates back to 2003 when both competed in the Deep South Conference. Limestone has won the first eight encounters including a 12-11 decision at Mars Hill last season and a 21-12 decision at "The Rock" in 2008.

Saturday's men's lacrosse showdown will be available via live audio/video web-stream and live stats, links for both are available at www.golimestonesaints.com. Limestone College Director of Digital Media Fabian Fuentes will call the play-by-by while Director of Network Services Dr. Scott Berry will handle the color commentary responsibilities for the audio/video web-stream, which is scheduled to begin at 12:50 p.m. with the "Countdown to Face-Off Show" featuring an interview with Limestone head coach Mike Cerino.


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