Lafayette vs. Lehigh
April 24, 2004
The Game Story:
EASTON, Pa. ( -The Lafayette men's lacrosse team fell to archrival Lehigh 7-6 in the final game of the 2004 season on Rappolt Field on Saturday evening.

The Mountain Hawks started off the scoring at 14:09 of the first period on an Andrew Lucas goal. Lafayette was held scoreless until 2:47, when Bart Seifert scored his first of the day off a Drew Weisman assist.

Lehigh added one more, another Lucas shot at 2:11 before the quarter ended.

The Mountain Hawks started off the second period much like the first, with Greg Morin slipping a shot past Lafayette goalkeeper Michael Koch at 14:04. Morin followed up with another tally at 11:52 to put Lehigh up 4-1.

Seifert responded with his second of the day at 11:38, but Lehigh's Alec Hooff scored another a minute later to keep the Mountain Hawks up. Lafayette's Leo Stinson scored an unassisted tally on a man-up opportunity with 12 seconds remaining in the half to set the score at 5-3 at the break.

Lafayette opened up the second half of play on a Seifert to Andrew Forbes connection at 13:09. Lucas completed his hat trick for Lehigh at 8:30 on an unassisted shot. Seifert then scored two straight to tie the game at six with 4:35 left in the third.

With just 24 seconds remaining in the quarter, Morin scored his third of the day off at David Gaunt assist to put the Mountain Hawks up one to start the final stanza.

Although Lafayette was able to outshoot Lehigh 11-1 in the fourth period, both teams were held scoreless for the entire quarter. The Leopards could not capitalize on a late man-up opportunity and time expired with the Mountain Hawks on top.

Koch combined with reserve goalkeeper Kevin DeVito for 12 saves for Lafayette, while Lehigh goalkeeper Tom Ellis stopped 10 shots for Lehigh.

Lafayette finishes its season with an overall record of 4-10, 2-5 in the Patriot League.