Marist vs. Mount Saint Mary's
April 14, 2002
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The Game Story:
Poughkeepsie, NY - The Marist College men's lacrosse team came up short against Mount St. Mary's losing 14-13 earlier today on Leonidoff Field. Marist senior attack Paul Donohue (Fair Lawn, NJ) became the school's All-Time leading point's scorer with 219 after totaling four points on two goals and two assists in the contest.

The Red Foxes led 3-1 after the first period behind goals from freshmen Dan Kushner (Southington, CT) and Pat Van Horne (Liverpool, NY) and from sophomore Sean Sweeny (Farmingdale, NY).

After sophomore Josh Ben-Eliyahu (East Setauket, NY) scored at 10:14 in the second to give Marist a 4-2 advantage, The Mountaineers ran off five straight goals to end the half with a 7-4 advantage.

Mount St. Mary's extended the lead to 10-4 with three more unanswered goals to start the third quarter, before Donohue stopped the run with a goal at 5:26 in the third period to cut the deficit to 10-5. Sophomore Brian Diele (Stewart Manor, NY) then added a goal in the period for Marist.

Trailing 12-6 to start the fourth quarter the Red Foxes scored three straight goals by junior Pat Scully (Longmeadow, MA), sophomore Jay Nahama (Hampton, NJ), and junior Mike Steeger (Norwalk, CT) to cut the lead, 12-9. Mount St. Mary's then added a goal before Ben-Eliyahu struck again on and assist by Donohue that gave him 218 career points and moved him pass Peter Cleary's 217 on the school's All-Time scoring list.

Down 13-11, Donohue (0:08) scored and Sweeny (0:01) found the back of the net at the buzzer to force the overtime period. In the extra session Marist won the face-off and had a good look, but a great save by Mount goalie Tom Dryer gave them possession. Charles Hogg then scored on the Mountaineers next possession giving them a 14-13 victory at 2:28 in overtime

Nine different players scored goals for Marist, and Nahama added four assists to record five points on the day.The Mountaineers were lead by Charles Hogg who totaled five goals and an assist, while Josh Warfield added four goals and two assists.

Junior goalie Brian Schumeyer (Farmingdale, NY) made 17 saves in goal for the Red Foxes, while Dryer stopped seven shots on the other end for Mount St. Mary's, which held a 38-27 advantage in shots taken. Marist racked up 40 groundballs to 34 for the Mountaineers.

The Red Foxes will return to action next Sunday, April 21st at Sacred Heart starting at 2:00 PM before returning home on Wednesday, April 24th at 4:00 PM to face Lafayette.