Colgate vs. Canisius
March 9, 2006
The Game Story:
HAMILTON, N.Y. (03/09/2006)�Colgate University senior Brian Robinson (Denver, Colo.) scored a game-high four goals and junior Brendan Hurley (West Islip, N.Y.) added two goals and two assists to lead the Raiders to a 14-8 win over Canisius College in men�s lacrosse action on Tyler�s Field. Colgate tallied five goals in both the second and fourth quarters to secure the victory.

The Raiders improve to 3-1 overall and 2-0 on their home turf, while the Golden Griffins fall to 1-2 on the season.

Colgate found itself in an early 3-1 hole at the 12:13 mark of the second quarter, but caught fire in the final eight minutes of the half for a 6-4 lead at the break. Senior co-captain Robert Trasolini (New Hyde Park, N.Y.) rifled a shot into the right upper ninety to pull the Raiders within one, 3-2, with 7:50 left in the quarter.

Raider junior Chris Eck (Fairfield, Conn.) won the ensuing faceoff and found sophomore middie Trevor Marticke (Hudson, Ohio). Marticke took the pass, dodged a defender to tally his second goal of the year and tie the game at three apiece with 7:22 on the clock.

Eck dominated at the faceoff X, winning 17-of-24 restarts, and picking up a game-high 10 ground balls. Marticke and Trasolini both contributed a pair of goals in the victory.

The Golden Griffins went back ahead, 4-3, just over a minute later with a score from Michael Blocho, but junior attacker Rob Ryan ( Manhasset, N.Y.) one timed a Matt Lalli (Princeton Junction, N.J.) feed four minutes later to give the Raiders the lead for good at 4-3.

Lalli posted his fourth straight multi-point game with a goal and three assists.

Colgate got a pair of goals from Robinson and freshman Brandon Corp (Chittenango, N.Y.) and headed into the locker room with a 6-4 advantage.

The Raiders picked up right where they left off in the third quarter, scoring two goals in 1:02, stretching their lead to 8-4. Blocho responded with his second goal of the game at 8:55, but Marticke put Colgate back in front by four, 9-5, with an unassisted score with 2:27 left in the third stanza.

Colgate continued to pile on the scoring in the fourth frame, firing home three of the quarter�s first four goals for a 12-6 advantage. Canisius tried to make things interesting with a pair of tallies 10 seconds apart, but Robinson iced the win with two final goals.

Blocho led Canisius with three points on two goals and an assist, while Stephen Ola and Dan McAuliffe both added two scores.

Colgate outshot the Griffs 38-30 and won the groundball battle 32-23.

Senior goaltender Andrew Jarolimek (Silverthorne, Colo.) made 10 stops for the Raiders to improve to 3-1 overall, while Angus Dineley made 11 saves in the loss.