Hungary defeats Austria in First International Win!

Published 10 Jan 2016

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The Hungarian National Lacrosse team seized it's first international win in a 12-1 match against Austria on January 3, 2016. The team was led in points by Brad Jones, with three goals and three assists. David Urban scored three goals, Dan Patrone tallied two goals and one assist, and Balazs Forgo contributed 2 goals. Goalies Tony Acquillino and Jon Yen combined for 12 saves on 22 shots, allowing just one goal. Balazs Kuzmich and Alex Sinkovich anchored a strong defensive stand, holding Austria's talented attack in check. George Rohonczy repeatedly gave Hungary possession, winning more than 60% of the draws.

The game capped off several days of successful skills clinics and practices, It was the first to feature the Hungarian National team in international play and set a strong precedent for a team that will play in this summer’s European Championships. The team held leading up to the game against Austria.

Hungary
Goals: Urban 3, Jones 3, Forgo 2, Patrone 2, Kozak, Sinkovich
Assists: Jones 3, Patrone, Uveges
Saves: Acquillino 6, Yen 6
Goals Against: Acquillino 1