Indiana Tech Opens Season 3-0. GO WARRIORS

Press Release from Indiana Tech Athletics…


Warriors Off to Flying Start, Open Season 3-0

February 6, 2011

For Immediate Release

Atlanta, GA – The Indiana Tech men’s lacrosse team is off to a great start in 2011, opening up their season 3-0 after sweeping their competition in Atlanta, GA this past weekend. The Warriors defeated Appalachian State 11-9, Palm Beach Atlantic 14-8, and capped off their trip with a 13-2 victory over Liberty.


In Tech’s first game against Appalachian State University, sophomore Nicholas Lichtsinn (Ft. Wayne, IN/Snider) scored in the last minute to give the Warriors a two-goal lead and put the game away.


Freshman Josh Puckett (Cincinnati, OH/Mason) and sophomore Josh Ambrose (Brooklyn Park, MN/Armstrong) led the Warriors with three goals apiece, Lichtsinn finished with two scores, and Brent Nichter (Ft. Wayne, IN/Bishop Luers), Tony Cremeens (St. Charles, MO/Hazelwood), and Zac Peterson (Plymouth, MN/Wayzata) all added one goal each.


On defense Dylan Johnston (Oshawa, Ontario/All Saints) and Shaun Lewandowski (Tecumseh, MI/Tecumseh) played great while Peterson and Chris Miller (Salem, OR/Sprague) gave a great effort on short stick defense. Goalie Jordan Steptoe (Ellicott City, MD/River Hill) recorded 14 saves in the game. (Yeah, I’m biased)


Puckett and Cremeens had huge games against Palm Beach Atlantic to lead the Warriors to a 14-8 victory. Puckett scored five times while Cremeens added four more. Ambrose tallied two goals and Craig Schaepkens (Davison, MI/Davison), Lichtsinn, and Anthony Brown (Minnetonka, MN/Osseo) all found the back of the net once to round out the scoring. Nichter and Schaepkens also both dished two assists.


Johnston and Miller played exceptional defense again while Steptoe had a big game between the pipes, making 20 saves

In the Warriors final game of their trip, Tech knocked off Liberty University 13-2. Nichter paced the scoring with three goals and one assist followed by Ambrose with two goals and one assist. Lichtsinn, Cremeens, and Puckett all chipped in two goals each and Schaepkens and Adam Macciomei (Davison, MI/Davison) rounded out the scoring with one goal apiece. Freshman Anthony Blaisdell (Romeo, MI/Romeo) gave a great effort for the Warriors on face-offs.


Freshman Tony Loftus (Fishers, IN/Hamilton Southeastern) got his first collegiate start in goal and played extremely well making 10 saves. Gabe Stulp (Rockford, MI/Rockford) stepped in to play the final quarter and finished with three saves.

What an awesome trip with my entire family. All the Princesses were in attendance (Erin, Charlee & Cara), The FireMarshall & Myself for another epic road trip to watch Prince Jordan, Heir to the Empire, Protector of the Realm & BEASTLY GOALIE of the Century get ‘er done with the awesome Indiana Tech Warrior Lacrosse Team. I’m so proud of you guys. Love you bunches…see ya for Parents Weekend.