INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. --- The Transylvania Pioneers sit at the top of the Heartland Collegiate Lacrosse Conference men's standings with a 7-0 conference record.
Pioneer Kris Stone set a new Transylvania program record with 17 ground balls in a 26-0 victory over HCLC opponent Earlham last Wednesday. The junior's 17 ground balls eclipsed the old single-game by three as he led the Pioneers to their first shutout in nearly a year and the first of this season.
Stone was also 30-for-43 on face-offs as he aided the Pioneers in dominating possession. For the week, Stone finished with 19 ground balls as the Pioneers outscored HCLC opponents 51-3 and stayed undefeated in conference play at 7-0.
Hanover's Ian Kimmins counted for nearly half of Hanover's offense in a 23-2 win at Mount St. Joseph last Wednesday. The sophomore totaled 10 points, recording a career-high eight goals and adding two assists in the victory. Kimmins also registered a .727 shot percentage in the Panthers lone matchup of the week. The sophomore has tallied four-plus goals in five of his last six outings, raising the HCLC-leading season total to 45.
Earlham's Joel Dominguez charted four goals and three assists in Earlham's 18-4 win over Mount St. Joseph, which gave the Quakers their first home victory since the program was restarted in 2018. The junior attack also charted one ground ball and one caused turnover in the win.
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