Georgetown vs. Mount Saint Mary's
March 28, 2006
The Game Story:
Washington, D.C. - Junior Trevor Casey (Bethesda, Md./Georgetown Prep) and sophomore Andrew Baird (Baltimore, Md./Loyola Blakefield) scored three goals apiece and fifth-ranked Georgetown scored 12 first half goals in the first half, en route to a 17-7 non-league men's lacrosse win over Mount St. Mary's at the Multi-Sport Field on the Hilltop Tuesday afternoon.

It was the sixth-straight win for the Hoyas, who improve to 6-1 overall. The six-game win streak is the longest for a Georgetown team since 2003, when the Hoyas won eight in a row to start the season. Georgetown is ranked No. 5 in the country by both Inside Lacrosse and the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association polls.

Leading 5-2 after the first period, the Hoyas took control of the game with a seven-goal second period. Mount St. Mary's scored the first goal of the period on a shot from Matt Warner, but Georgetown responded in dominant fashion, scoring four goals in a span of 1:43. After the Mountaineers pulled to within 9-4, the Hoyas tallied three more in a span of 2:10 to take a 12-5 lead at the break.

Leading 5-3, senior Pete Cannon (Haverford, Pa./The Haverford School) got things going with an unassisted goal at 7:06. Baird scored his first of the game on an assist from senior Dave Paolisso (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) at 6:17 and sophomore Brendan Cannon (Haverford, Pa./The Haverford School) scored an unassisted goal 21 seconds later. Senior Keith Schroeder (Summit, N.Y./Summit) closed out the spurt with an unassisted blast at 5:23. After the Mount pulled to within 9-4 on Warner's second goal, Brendan Cannon fed Baird for his second goal of the period at 3:14. Sophomore Scott Kahoe (Villanova, Pa./Radnor) and sophomore Matt McBride (Baltimore, Md./Loyola Blakefield) each scored unassisted goals to close out the period.

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The Hoyas, who were seeing their first game action in 10 days, jumped on top of the Mountaineers in the first period, with Casey and Brendan Cannon leading the charge. At 12:35 of the first period, Cannon fed Casey for the team's first goal and the duo connected again 41 seconds left, giving the Hoyas a 2-0 lead. Junior Danny Nolan (Manhasset, N.Y./St. Mary's) registered his first goal of the season on a feed from sophomore Dan D'Agnes (Manhasset, N.Y./Chaminade) at 11:19 for the Hoyas' third goal. The lead grew to 4-0 at 9:07 when Cannon fed, forcing the Mount to call a timeout.

Mount St. Mary's responded with two goals in a 57-second span - one from Benjamin Mundorf and another from Eric Seifert - but the Hoyas came right back and increased their lead to 5-2 on Casey's third goal, this one unassisted.

Georgetown added two more goals in the third period - one from Paolisso and another from senior Mike White (Westwood, Mass./St. Sebastian's) - to take a 14-5 lead and then added three more in the fourth period to close out the scoring.

Brendan Cannon finished with a goal and four assists, while Casey and Baird scored three goals apiece. Georgetown had 12 different players score goals and 14 different players tally points. The Hoyas had 47 shots to Mount's 26, registered more ground balls (54-30) and won 21-of-28 face-offs.

The Hoyas are back in action again on Saturday, April 1, traveling to play at Navy. Face-off is slated for noon and the game will be shown live on CollegeSports Television (CSTV).