Army vs. Colgate
March 25, 2006
The Game Story:
WEST POINT, N.Y. (03/25/2006)-Army senior midfielder Mike Obringer
tallied a game-high six points on four goals and two assists to lead
the Black Knights to a 9-5 victory over 18th-ranked Colgate
University in Patriot League men's lacrosse action at Michie Stadium.
Army used a 5-1 run over a span of 30 minutes to clinch the four-goal
victory.



Colgate drops to 5-2 overall and 1-1 in league play, while the Black
Knights improve to 4-3 and 2-1 in conference action.



The first quarter featured a flurry of goals in the opening five
minutes. Army started the scoring just 2:44 into the game with a
man-up tally by Ryan Chase. Colgate freshman midfielder Brandon Corp
(Chittenango, N.Y.) evened the score 1:19 later with an unassisted
score of his own.



Obringer responded for the Black Knight just 32 seconds later to put
Army ahead for good, 2-1, at the 10:25 mark of the first quarter.
Obringer found the back of the net again with 4:02 left in the first
stanza off an assist from senior John Walker to send the Black
Knights into the first break up 3-1.



Raider junior Brendan Hurley (West Islip, N.Y.) made it a one-goal
game 1:23 into the second frame with his sixth goal of the season.
The Black Knights went back in front by two again just over two
minutes later with a goal from Jon Burton, but senior Robert
Trasolini (New Hyde Park, N.Y.) fired a shot past Fullerton to pull
the Raiders within one for the third time of the afternoon.



Colgate could not get any closer as the Army defense stymied the
Raider attack. Chase scored his second goal of the game with 47
seconds left in the half to send the Black Knights into halftime up
5-3. Army ran off three more unanswered goals to go in front 8-3 with
7:29 left in the game. Obringer paced the four-goal run with two
assists and a goal.



Trasolini fired home his 12th goal of the season to stop the run and
make it an 8-4 game at the 6:28 mark of the final period. Junior Rob
Ryan (Manhasset, N.Y.) rounded out Colgate's scoring with an
unassisted tally with 29 ticks left on the clock. Trasolini led all
Raiders with two goals.



Army's John Walker finished the day with a goal and two assists,
while Chase had two tallies. The Black Knights got at least one point
from seven different players.


Senior goaltender Andrew Jarolimek (Silverthorne, Colo.) had 10 stops
for the Raiders, while Fullerton made 10 saves as well for the Black
Knights.



Junior Chris Eck (Fairfield, Conn.) had another strong outing at the
faceoff circle, winning 11-of-18 restarts and picking up a game-high
five groundballs.



Colgate and Army both fired 35 shots apiece in the game, while the
Raiders picked up 30 groundballs to the Black Knights' 23. Army got a
pair of man-up goals in four opportunities, while Colgate was 0-for-4
on its man-advantage chances.



The Raiders return action on March 28, hosting non-conference foe
Marist at 7 p.m., on Tyler's Field.