Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 6/24/11
Attackman Jack Oppenheimer (Germantown Academy) recently finished a standout career at Quinnipiac University as one of the school’s all-time top scorers.
Oppenheimer is sixth all-time at Quinnipiac in goals scored (80), tied for 15th in assists (30) and seventh in points (110). His 16 assists this year rank tied for 10th in a single season in program history.
Oppenheimer saved his best for last in the Northeast Conference semifinals May 6 at Mount St. Mary’s. In that double-overtime miracle, he scored five goals, including a natural hat trick in the final 2:50 of regulation, as Quinnipiac defeated Robert Morris, 12-11.
Trailing 11-8 with less than three minutes left in regulation, Oppenheimer ripped a shot at the 2:50 mark to cut the deficit to two goals. With 1:35 left in regulation, Oppenheimer scored off the right post to make it an 11-10 game.
Quinnipiac regained possession and called time out with nine seconds left. Out of the timeout, Oppenheimer muscled his way to the doorstep before going low to beat goalie Charles Ruppert and send the game to overtime.
The Bobcats fell in the NEC Championship Game to Mount St. Mary’s, 14-9. Oppenheimer had a goal and an assist in that game.
He finished the season with 23 goals and 16 assists. His best game of the year was in an 18-9 NEC win over Sacred Heart on April 23 when he had five goals and two assists.
As a junior Oppenheimer ked the Bobcats with 32 goals and finished second in points with 39. He earned ECAC Lacrosse Weekly Honor Roll recognition on three different occasions and was recognized as ECAC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring a career-high six goals against Bellarmine on April 24.
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