Hobart vs. Binghamton
March 3, 2007
|Daryl Veltman||(4, 0)|
|James Kirk||(0, 4)|
|Sean Murphy||(2, 2)|
|Jeff Colburn||(2, 1)|
|Doug Shiver||(1, 0)|
|James Dussich||(1, 0)|
|Christopher David||(1, 0)|
|Nick Currie||(1, 0)|
|Brandon Baer||5 (0.556)|
|Max Silberlicht||3 (0.750)|
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|Steve Carlson||(2, 1)|
|Nate Kerstein||(2, 0)|
|Jake Boyce||(1, 0)|
|Andy Cook||(0, 1)|
|Drew Wichmann||(0, 1)|
|Larry Kline||16 (0.593)|
|Jeff Walker||0 (0.000)|
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|The Game Story:|
|GENEVA, N.Y.-The Hobart College lacrosse team won its home opener|
this afternoon, dispatching Binghamton University 12-5 on McCooey
Field. The Statesmen broke open a close contest with nine second half
goals to improve to 1-2, while the Bearcats fall to 0-2.
Three Statesmen finished the game with four points. Junior attackman
Daryl Veltman (Salisbury School/Georgetown, Ontario) netted four
goals, while classmate Jamie Kirk (Salisbury School/Orangeville,
Ontario) dished out four assists. Junior midfielder Sean Murphy
(Bishop Timon-St. Jude/Buffalo, N.Y.) tallied two goals and two
First-year midfielder Steve Carlson (Penn Yan Academy/Penn Yan, N.Y.)
led Binghamton with two goals and an assist, while senior midfielder
Nate Kerstein (Irondequoit/Rochester, N.Y.) added a pair of goals as
Thanks to an assist from Kirk, Veltman scored the game's opening goal
on the extra-man at the 11:21 mark. Nine minutes later, Murphy
finished a feed from Kirk to give Hobart a two-goal advantage.
The Bearcats won the ensuing faceoff and needed just eight seconds to
record their first goal of the game on a shot by sophomore attackman
Jake Boyce (Pittsford/Pittsford, N.Y.).
Veltman, set up by sophomore attackman Jeff Colburn (CNS/Liverpool,
N.Y.), made it a 3-1 game with the only goal of the second quarter.
The Statesmen started the third frame with back-to-back scores by
junior midfielder Nick Currie (Corning East/Corning, N.Y.) and
Colburn. Carlson interrupted Hobart's flow with his first goal, but
the Statesmen responded with consecutive goals by senior midfielder
Chris David (Georgetown Prep/Silver Spring, Md.) and Murphy.
Binghamton managed back-to-back goals spanning the third and fourth
quarters to cut Hobart's lead to 7-4, but, with a behind-the-back
shot, Veltman sparked a 4-0 run that put the home team firmly in
Senior goalie Brandon Baer (Locust Valley/Bayville, N.Y.) earned the
win with eight saves in 54 minutes, while first-year Max Silberlecht
(New Hartford/New Hartford, N.Y.) turned away three of the four shots
he faced in relief. Binghamton sophomore Larry Kline
(Beverly/Beverly, Mass.) made a career-high 16 saves.
For the third straight game, Hobart won the battle for ground balls,
collecting 40 to Binghamton's 27. Senior long-stick midfielder Matt
Ranaghan (Cape Elizabeth/Cape Elizabeth, Maine) picked up a game-high
seven GBs for the Statesmen.
Hobart also enjoyed a strong showing at the faceoff X. Junior Dan
Spinella (New Hartford/New Hartford, N.Y.) won 10 of the 16 restarts
he took, helping the Statesmen to a 10-8 advantage.
Hobart is back in action on March 6, when Robert Morris visits
McCooey Field. Faceoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. and admission is free
to all fans.