Duke vs. Harvard
March 29, 2003
The Game Story:
DURHAM, N.C. - Duke's Kevin Cassese and Matt Rewkowski scored four goals apiece and head coach Mike Pressler picked up his 200th career coaching victory as the 11th-ranked Blue Devils defeated Harvard, 15-7, at Koskinen Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Blue Devils improve to 7-3 on the year while Harvard falls to 3-4. Now in his 19th season as a head coach, Pressler owns a coaching ledger of 200-85 including a 124-65 mark in 12-plus seasons at Duke.

Duke jumped on top 3-0 as Cassese, Rewkowski and Lee Skandalaris tallied goals in the opening quarter. Colin Macleod's goal at the 3:24 mark of the first period cut the lead to 3-1. In the second quarter, Rewkowski scored twice and Cassese once as the Blue Devils outscored the Crimson 3-1 to claim a 6-2 advantage at intermission.

Harvard pulled within 6-4 with back-to-back goals by Doug Logigian and Matt Primm to open the third period, but Duke responded with four unanswered goals - two by Matt Monfett - to push the lead to 10-4 late in the period. The Crimson then scored consecutive goals to get within 10-6 early in the final stanza, but the Blue Devils used a 3-0 run with Kevin Brennan, Rewkowski and Cassese scoring to pull away.

Harvard's Anders Johnson then scored two goals in a 16-second span before Dan Flannery and Chris Haunss found the back of the net for Duke to account for the final margin.

Brennan added two goals and two assists for the Blue Devil offense while Monfett chipped in a pair of goals. For Harvard, Johnson logged two goals and one assist.

Duke's A.J. Kincel was credited for 14 saves while Harvard's Jake McKenna made 10 stops.

The Blue Devils travel to meet top-ranked Johns Hopkins next Saturday at 1:00 p.m. while the Crimson takes to the road to face Cornell on the same day.