January 27, 2012

Dawson, Westervelt Take Philly Past Buffalo

from press release

BUFFALO -- The Philadelphia Wings (2-1) defeated the Buffalo Bandits, 13-10, at the First Niagara Center in National Lacrosse League action Friday night. The Wings are now tied for first place in the NLL's East Division with the Bandits with a 2-1 record.

Tied 7-7 at half, the Wings overcame a one-goal deficit entering the fourth quarter with clutch last-period goals from Pat Heim, Dan Daswon, Brendan Mundorf, Brodie Merrill and two from Drew Westervelt, the Wings escaped upstate New York with a 13-10 win.

Leading the way for the Wings were assist-man Dawson, who tallied six assists and one goal on the night. Also performing well were Drew Westervelt with four goals, his third consecutive hat trick in 2012, and Brendan Mundorf with two goals and four assists.

Brandon Miller also had a solid day in goal for the Wings, limiting the Bandits to 10 goals and tallying 25 saves on the night.

The Bandits were led by a foursome with two goals apiece, including Mark Steenhuis, John Tavares, Luke Wiles and Chad Culp.

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