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Aug. 18, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State men’s lacrosse alums Brock Sorensen and Turner Evans, members of the Peterborough Lakers, will open play in the Major Series Lacrosse championship series Tuesday night. The winner of the best-of-seven series between the Lakers and Six Nations Chiefs will take on the winner of the Western Lacrosse Association Finals in the Mann Cup finals.

Evans, who finished his Buckeye career in the spring, had 41 points, with 11 goals and 30 assists, in 17 games with the Lakers, ranking fourth on the team in assists and fifth in points. Sorensen played in 15 games this season and has four goals and six assists for 10 points. In their playoff series win vs. Oakville, Evans had 11 points, with three goals and eight assists, in five games, while Sorensen had three assists in five games. Peterborough finished the regular season in second place with a 14-4 ledger before winning the best-of-seven playoff series in five games.

Evans played in 58 games as a Buckeye from 2012-15 and had 54 goals, 43 assists and 97 points, along with 54 groundballs. He was a four-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete and a three-time Academic All-Big Ten selection. Sorensen saw action in 57 games and had 22 goals and three assists for 25 points, along with 59 groundballs. A two-time team captain, Sorensen earned his degree in Spring 2012.

Buckeye alums Jesse King (Victoria Shamrocks) and Logan Schuss (New Westminster Salmonbellies) are currently facing off in the WLA finals. King’s Shamrocks won the first two games, with game three set for Wednesday in Victoria.