Ohio State vs. Quinnipiac
March 19, 2005
The Game Story:
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State men's lacrosse team (2-3, 0-0 GWLL) tallied a 15-2 win over Quinnipiac (0-3, 0-0 America East) Saturday afternoon at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

With the victory, Ohio State head coach Joe Breschi set the OSU all-time record for coaching victories with 61, previously held by Paul Hartman (1961-66). Breschi is 61-39 at the helm for OSU.

Junior Ben Wolff (Owings Mills, Md./Calvert Hall) led the Buckeyes with four goals, while teammate senior Kyle Olson (Sr., Upper Arlington, Ohio/Upper Arlington) recorded three points.

Ohio State opened the game with three goals to Quinnipiac's one in the first quarter. Senior Tom Randisi (Sr., Towson, Md./Calvert Hall) got the Buckeyes on the scoreboard with an unassisted goal at 12:01. Wolff scored the first of his four goals in the game assisted by Olson at 7:21. Olson scored a goal of his own at 3:52. The Bobcats followed 40 seconds later (3:12) with their first goal of the game by Tucker Prudden.

In the second quarter, the Buckeyes tallied three additional goals while hold Quinnipiac to one goal. Wolff opened the quarter with a man-up goal at 14:39. Senior Lance Vitt (Littleton, Colo./Arapahoe) recorded his first goal of the game unassisted at 9:06. Quinnipiac cut the Buckeyes' lead to three with a goal by Leigh DiPace at 3:29. OSU senior Chris Brown (Dublin, Ohio/Dublin Scioto) scored at 1:11 to close out the first half. The Buckeyes entered halftime with a 6-2 lead.

Ohio State posted nine additional goals while holding Quinnipiac scoreless in the second half. OSU junior Gary Bining (Delta, British Columbia/Delta Secondary) tallied the lone goals of the third quarter at 10:24. The Buckeyes opened the fourth quarter by scoring four goals in two minutes to secure their victory. Six Buckeyes scored one goal each, while Wolff tallied two goals in the final 15 minutes of action. Jon DeCanio (So., Clifton, Va./Half Hollow Hills East), Eric O'Brien (So., Powell, Ohio/St. Charles Prep), Stephan McKinlay (Fr., Coquitlam, British Columbia/Western Reserve (Ohio)) and Vitt each posted their first goals of season in the victory.

The Buckeyes outshot Quinnipiac in the game, 54-30. Freshman goalie Mike Rimmer (Melville, N.Y./Half Hollow Hills East) played 53:00 minutes, stopping 8 saves. OSU goalie Bill Curry (Fr., Wilton, Conn./Wilton) played the final seven minutes, posting one save. QU's goalie James Nastro made 16 shots in 60:00.

The Buckeyes converted on 1-of-3 chances, while holding the Bobcats scoreless on all four of their opportunities.

Ohio State returns to action at 1 p.m. March 26 with a contest at Brown in Providence, R.I.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final) The Automated ScoreBook For Lacrosse Quinnipiac vs OSU (Mar 19, 2005 at Columbus, Ohio)
QU (0-4, 0-0 Amer. East) vs. OSU (2-3, 0-0 GWLL) Date: Mar 19, 2005 Location: Columbus, Ohio Stadium: Jesse Owens Memorial Attendance:596 Start time:12:00 pm End time:1:47 Total time:1:47
Score by period 1 2 3 4 Tot ------------------------------------- QU.................. 1 1 0 0 - 2 OSU................. 3 3 1 8 - 15
QU SCORING: GOALS: DiPace, Leigh 1; Prudden, Tucker 1. ASSISTS: Murray, Josh 1.
OSU SCORING: GOALS: Wolff, Ben 4; Olson, Kyle 2; Vitt, Lance 2; Bining, Gary 1; Bender, Andrew 1; Randisi, Tom 1; O'Brien, Eric 1; DeCanio, Jon 1; Brown, Chris 1; McKinlay, Stephen 1. ASSISTS: Doran, Justin 2; Bining, Gary 1; Buchanan, Kevin 1; Olson, Kyle 1; Yontz, Brian 1.
QU GROUND BALLS: Delaney, John 2; Hennessey, Mike 2; Nastro, James 2; Roman, Ty 2; Yianacopolus, Keith 2; Fish, Roger 1; Handel, Marc 1; Haupt, Evan 1; McBride, Sean 1; Reynolds, Whitney 1; Trama, Eric 1.
OSU GROUND BALLS: O'Brien, Eric 8; Rimmer, Mike 2; Rydberg, Jon 2; Yontz, Brian 2; Bender, Andrew 1; Bining, Gary 1; Brown, Chris 1; Buchanan, Kevin 1; DeCanio, Jon 1; Doran, Justin 1; Dunleavy, Patrick 1; Frantz, Peter 1; Nolan, Craig 1; Olson, Kyle 1; Randisi, Tom 1; Schneider, Jeff 1; Tittl, Steven 1.
SHOTS - QU 30; OSU 54. SHOTS ON GOAL - QU 11; OSU 31.
PENALTIES - QU 3/2:30; OSU 4/3:00. MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - QU 0-4; OSU 1-3.
TURNOVERS - QU 0; OSU 0. FACEOFFS - QU 4-19; OSU 15-19. CLEARS - QU 8-11; OSU 13-16. GOALIES - QU: Nastro, James 0-4 (60:00 minutes, 31 shots-16 saves, 15 GA); OSU: Curry, Bill (07:00, 1-1, 0) , Rimmer, Mike 2-3 (53:00, 10-8, 2). Start time: 12:00 pm Finish time: 1:47 Length of game: 1:47 Officials: John Gibbons; Rod Corba; Jay Farrell. A-596 T-1:47