|CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Ryan Boyle had four goals and five assists to pace
11th-ranked Princeton to a 18-4 victory over the Harvard Crimson in
man's lacrosse on Saturday afternoon on Jordan Field in Cambridge.
The Tigers improve to 5-4, 2-1 Ivy with the win, while the
Crimsondrops its fifth consecutive game, falling to 4-5, 0-4 in
Ancient Eight play.|
The game appeared tight at the outset, as Princeton's Dan
Clark (Moorestown, NJ) broke the scoring ice with an unassisted goal
less than four minutes into the game, standing as the only scoring in
the opening frame. Princeton exploded for eight second-quarter
tallies, includfour from Boyle. The Tiger defense kept the Crimson
off the board for nearly 30 minutes, allowing only a Doug Logigan
(Huntington, NY) goal with 1:36 remaining inthe half, to take a 9-1
lead into the intermission.
The Crimson was able to get a pair of goals in the third
(from Derek Nowak (New Haven, CT) and Mike Baly (Westfield, NJ)), but
saw the Tigers tack on four in the third stanza and five in the
fourth for the final 18-4 margin of victory. In addition to Boyle's
big day, Brendan Tierney (Princeton, NJ) and Owen Daly (Baltimore,
MD) each finished with three goals and an assist , and Sean
Hartofilis (Huntington, NY) had two goals and one assist.
Crimson sophomore goalie Jake McKenna (Darien, CT) had an
impressive outing despite the final score, making 26 saves. Julian
Gould (Valley Cottage, NY) made 15 saves for the Tigers.
Harvard will be in action on Wedesday afternoon, traveling to
UMass for a 3 p.m. contest.