Holy Cross vs. Fairfield
February 23, 2002
The Game Story:
Worcester, MA: Junior Matt Buecker had six goals and an assist to lead the Fairfield University Men's Lacrosse team over Holy Cross 14-9 in their season opener today in Worcester, MA.

Holy Cross jumped out to an early 5-1 first quarter lead, but the Stags showed poise and maturity as they rallied to outscore the Crusaders 13-5 over the next three frames.

Sophomore Troy Bamann was also impressive on the attack today with three goals and an assist of his own. Other point scorers in today's battle included sophomore Rory McCarthy (one goal, one assist), senior Rob Scipioni (one goal, two assists), senior Shaun Graham (one goal), junior John Kusak (one goal), sophomore Garrett Bamann (one assist), sophomore Kevin Finnerty (one assist), and rookie AJ Califano (one assist). Junior CJ Kemp was sharp in goal today making 12 saves.

The Stags are back in action next Saturday for the 2002 home opener against Penn State at 1 pm.