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Tulett, Launch score OT win over Lizards

June 10, 2017


BOXSCORE

GAME RECAP
 
BOCA RATON, Fla. (June 10, 2017) - Rookies Dylan Molloy and Ryan Drenner had four points apiece for the Florida Launch in a 15-14 overtime win against the New York Lizards at FAU Stadium on Saturday night. The win gave the Launch a sweep of the season series with New York and pushed their record over .500 for the first time this season (4-3). 
  
Matt Gibson put New York in the lead with just 15 seconds to go in the contest. Ryan Drenner then tied the game 14-14 with only three seconds remaining to force the teams into overtime. 
 
Rookie Alec Tulett, assisted by Dylan Molloy,  scored his first professional goal with the Launch 8:29 into overtime to win the game for Florida.  

QUOTES OF THE GAME

“The coaches had a lot of trust in me to make that play. The guys on the field believed in me as well. They were in great spots and allowed me to take it.”-Ryan Drenner on his game-tying goal

“You each just have to find your spot, see how you fit in. So, I think that’s what the transition period in the first half was, seeing how we play together and who fits where, just figuring that out. Then we really started figuring it out and let the game come to us.” – Dylan Molloy
 
PLAYERS OF NOTE
 
Rookie Dylan Molloy scored three goals and had one assist in his pro debut. He earned Coca-Cola Player of the Game in the matchup.
 
Ryan Drenner had four points on the night with three goals and one assist in his first pro game.
 
Alec Tulett scored the game winner with his first career goal with the Launch.
 
Joe Walters scored a season-high three goals for the Lizards. 

Paul Rabil tallied a hat trick in the first half and finished with four points (3 goals, assist).