NCAA Update: Geis Shining for Gordon

Former Foothill High School Knight  Owenn Geis, now a freshman at in Wenham, MA showed the Boston fans some Lakers-like Showtime on Saturday as the rangy LSM led fast breaks to score the first collegiate points of his young career.  Geis had a goal and an assist, both off of fast break opportunities led by Geis, in the Fighting Scots’ 10-6 win over UMass Dartmouth on Saturday.  Geiss has started all three games for Gordon (1-2) and has 14 groundballs and 8 caused turnovers in addition to his two points.

University of Albany freshman Stone Sims (San Clemente High School) picked up 3 groundballs and was credited with a clear in the Danes’ 16-9 loss to Cornell on Saturday.  Sims has appeared in both games this season for the 1-1 Danes.

University of senior captain Erik Adamson (Foothill High School) scored two goals against both Furman and Air Force over the weekend.

freshman Hayden Ruiz (Santa Margarita Catholic High School) continues to find the back of the net.  He scored in the Terriers’ 7-4 loss to Providence College on Wednesday and their 15-7 win over the University of Vermont on Saturday.  Ruiz has appeared in all five games for the 3-2 Terriers, and has six goals on the season

Hofstra freshman Brenden Lynch  (JSerra Catholic High School) continues to get minutes at defensive midfield for the Pride. Lynch has played in all four games for the 1-3 Pride.

Yale junior Michael Keasey (Corona del Mar High School) had an assist in the Bulldogs’ 16-9 win over Bryant University.  Keasey has 4 goals, 3 assists, and 4 groundballs while seeing action in all three games for the 3-0 Bulldogs.

Keasey’s high school teammate, Holy Cross junior Michael Ortlieb (CdM) recorded 11 saves for the Crusaders in their 7-6 loss to Navy. Ortlieb has started all three games for the 1-2 Crusaders and has a 0.569 save percentage.

Freshmen Hunter Burgett (Great Oak High School) and Jeff Kohlschmidt (Temecula Valley High School) are expanding the Inland Empire’s sphere of influence to North Carolina while playing for the first year Division 2 program at North Greenville University.  Burgett has scored one goal while playing in all three games for the Crusaders.  Kohlschmidt has started at defense in all three games the Crusaders have played this season.

Sophomore Steve Brandenburg (Los Alamitos High School) scored a goal and sophomore Jake Douglas (Tesoro High School) recorded an assist in Colorada Mesa’s 13-9 loss to Colorado College.

The OC Four has Carthage College off to a 3-0 start.  Sophomore Jordyn Williams (Aliso Niguel High School), senior captain James Fleming (Servite High School), and juniors (El Toro High School) and (Huntington Beach High School)  all made significant contributions in the Red Men’s 14-5 win over Benedictine on Saturday.  Williams had an assist, 4 groundballs, and 3 caused turnovers.  Francis picked up 5 points (3g, 2a), Ferrell had 3 goals, and Fleming had 3 groundballs and 3 caused turnovers.

Senior captain Knute Kraus (Tesoro High School) picked up 4 groundballs as his No. 7 Salisbury Gulls fell to Gettysburg 12-6.  Krauss has started all four games for the Gulls.

Sophomore Jordan Riggs (San Clemente High School) scored his first goal of the season for the Southwestern University Pirates.  The Pirates lost 10-7 to Birmingham Southern.

Sophomore Chase Williams (St. Margaret’s Episcopal School) continues to have the hot hand for .  He recorded his second multi-goal game in as many tries this season for his fifth and sixth goals of the year in an 11-8 loss to Eastern University.