Hartford vs. Vermont
April 3, 2004
The Game Story:
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. Ė The University of Vermont menís lacrosse team, trailing 7-5 at the half, scored 10 straight goals in the final 30 minutes and went on to a 15-9 win over Hartford in America East action Saturday.

Vermont, 4-5 overall and 1-1 in conference play, hosts crosstown rival Saint Michaelís Tuesday at 3:30pm at UVMís Centennial Field.

Senior Mark Prior (Syracuse, N.Y.) led the goal-scoring parade for Coach Steve Beville with three tallies, two of them coming in the 10-goal run in the second half. Prior also had two assists, while Mike Maher (Huntington Station, N.Y.) had two goals and three assists.

Other offensive standouts for the Catamounts included freshman Branden Moore (Beverly Hills, Mich.), who had two goals and two assists; classmate Dan Zwirko (Longmeadow, Mass.), who had a goal and two assists; senior captain R.J. Harrison (Columbus, Ohio), who found the net twice; freshman Sean Layton (Wilmington, Mass.), two goals and an assist; sophomore Austin Humphries (Salem, Va.), who contributed a goal and an assist; and Pete Hein (Greenwood Village, Colo.), who had a goal.

In goal, Mike Gabel (Falmouth, Mass.) had 13 saves The Catamounts won 16 of 28 faceoffs and had 13 successful clears in 15 attempts while going three-for-four in man-up situations.

Hartford drops to 0-9 overall, 0-2 in America East play.