Notes & Quotes: Ohio State 12, Michigan 9

April 14, 2012

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Michigan Head Coach John Paul
On the atmosphere... "I thought it was amazing. This is what we were looking for, and this was the purpose of playing a game like this. We wanted to introduce to Michigan fans that might not know lacrosse that well, and today was a great opportunity to do that. Having the band there, as well as the large crowd really energized us today. The crowd was three of four times bigger than what we normally get, and it felt like a bigger game for us."

On scoring nine goals against a solid Ohio State defense... "We take a lot out of the way we played today. The last three weeks we've played good lacrosse, but close isn't good enough. We've made tremendous strides in every area over the course of the season. Team One is going to lay the foundation, and we want them to put their hard hat on and get back to work, and our leaders have done a great job establishing the culture from day one."


• With his three scores, Alex Vasileff takes over sole possession of second place on the team in goals with 16.

• Fifth-year senior Trevor Yealy extended his goal streak to eight games with a pair of scores; his markers came in the second (man-up) and fourth quarter of the contest.

Will Meter added to his team lead in assists with a helper, assisting on a Yealy score with 7:38 left in the game, the eighth time he has connected with Yealy this season.

• Close defender J.D. Johnson and faceoff specialist Brian Greiner had a trio of groundballs apiece to remain tied for the team lead with 39 pickups.

• Goalie Emil Weiss had 12 saves in the defeat to give him 51 saves in the past four contests.

Austin Swaney had a team-best five ground balls

• The squad set a team attendance record with 4,458 fans on hand, breaking the previous team record of 915 that was set against Delaware last week.