Teams: Men's Lacrosse: Schedule & Results
WIN OVER WNEC GIVES JUMBOS LONGEST WINNING STREAK
IN TEAM HISTORY
COLLEGE MEN'S LACROSSE FINAL SCORE
Tufts 13, WNEC 10
At Springfield, MA
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Game Box Score
|Sophomore Kevin McCormick scored the
go-ahead goal in the third quarter
SPRINGFIELD -- Junior attacker D.J. Hessler (Monkton, MD)
scored three goals with an assist and sophomore attacker Sean
Kirwan (Boonton Township, NJ) also netted three goals as #6
Tufts remained undefeated with a hard-earned 13-10 non-conference
victory over Western New England College Tuesday evening.
The Jumbos improved their record to 10-0, both the best start and
longest winning streak in the 80-year history of Tufts lacrosse. The
Golden Bears drop to 8-5.
Junior midfielder Matt Witko (Chappaqua, NY) added two
goals and an assist for the visitors while sophomore midfielder
Kevin McCormick (Laytonsville, MD) scored twice. Junior attacker
Ryan Molloy (Setauket, NY) chipped in with a goal and two
Sophomore goalie Steven Foglietta (Oceanside, NY) finished
with 12 saves, seven coming in the opening period as the teams
battled to a 3-3 tie. Western New England College scored the last
three goals of the second period to take a 7-6 lead at the break.
Junior midfielder Mike Santare (South Salem, NY) gave the Golden
Bears its largest lead at 8-6 with his fourth goal of the game just
1:52 into the third stanza. Tufts answered with three straight
goals, including back-to-back scores by Witko that tied the contest
at 8-8 with 5:51 remaining in the period. McCormick then put ahead
for good with a goal at the 3:55 mark.
Junior middie Tom Butterfield-Bragg (Bath, ME) scored to
give the visitors a 10-8 advantage with 2:24 left in the quarter.
WNEC came back pulling within 10-9 when senior attacker Tim Santye
(Skillman, NJ) scored with 10:10 left in the game. Senior midfielder
Doug DiSesa (Wynnewood, PA) answered for Tufts with 6:51
remaining before freshman attacker Corrigan Harreys (Essex, CT) made
it a one-goal game again at the 5:12 mark.
Tufts pulled away in the final four minutes as Hessler notched a
big insurance goal with 4:04 remaining and Kirwan netted the final
goal with 58 seconds left.
Sophomore midfielder Patrick White (Milton, MA) contributed a
goal and two assists for the Golden Bears while junior midfielder
Marty O'Brien (West Springfield, MA) and freshman midfielder Corey
Johnson (Maybrook, NY) each had a goal and assist.
Sophomore goalie Brewster Knowlton (Somers, CT) compiled 15 saves
for the Golden Bears in a nice performance. Sophomore midfielder Joe
Martin (Springfield, MA) won 15 of 27 face-offs while senior
defender Nick Zaleski (Somers, CT) picked-up 11 ground balls.
Tufts sophomore midfielder Nick Rhoads (McLean, VA) also
compiled 11 ground balls.
Tufts travels to Connecticut College on Saturday for a NESCAC
showdown against the Camels (11-0, 6-0 NESCAC). The Golden Bears
play a Commonwealth Coast Conference game on Saturday at New England
Game release courtesy of Western New England College.