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Disciplinary Report for
Tom Rouff of Greenwich (CT)
Match Date: 04 May 2017

Yellow Card Offense

Player's Position:
Nature of Offense
10.4(e) Dangerous Tackling

Teams and Results
Home:    West Hartford Blackhearts Score    26
Visitor:   Greenwich (CT) Score    17
Time into match of Incident:   65
Score at Time:   (H)  26   (V)   17
Offending-side Captain:  Stanley Brooks
Opposing-side Captain:    Charlie Mihalick
Weather and Field Conditions
Great field conditions. The Weather was cool and crisp.

General Pattern of Play
The contest featured plenty of chippy behavior, mainly by Greenwich, but West Hartford was guilty of that behavior. The start of the game was filled with high tackling from both sides. I gave warning to both sides regarding the matter; however, the high tackling continued and cards were needed to settle the teams down. After my second card in the 15th minute, things cooled down, but at the start of the 2nd half, chippy behavior returned and the cards came along with it.

Detailed Report of Incident
Towards the end of the game, a West Hartford player was forced into touch by Mr. Rouff. I blew my whistle to indicate that the play was over but, Mr. Rouff continued his tackle while he and the player were clearly in touch. A shoving match between the two ensued. Thankfully, no punches were thrown.

  Alec Tolivaisa
Date Submitted:
  04 May 2017