Pennsylvania vs. Loyola
April 23, 2005
The Game Story:
Philadelphia - Junior Patrick Rogers scored the game-winning goal with 50
seconds remaining in the game to lift the University of Pennsylvania men's
lacrosse team over Loyola, 9-8, on a rain-soaked Franklin Field on Saturday
afternoon.

Luke Dixson score the Quakers go ahead goal midway through the fourth
quarter to give Penn an 8-7 lead, but Loyola's Jordan Rabidou answered with
a goal of his own with four minutes left in the game. Alan Eberstein won the
next faceoff for the Red and Blue, but a turnover by the Quakers gave Loyola
the ball and a chance to take the lead. Pat Shek and Cory Coffman both fired
shots at Penn goalie Denis Cole, but both times Cole stopped the ball. After
a quick timeout at the 1:30 mark, Rogers found the back of the net to put
Penn back on top. In the closing minutes of the game, Loyola's Matt Monfett
went in for a shot, but Mark Bcker knocked the ball out of his stick.

After Loyola scored on their first possession, the Quakers (2-10, 0-6)
answered with three goals in a two minute span. Zandy Reich and DJ
Andrzejewski each scored unassisted tallies and David Cornbrooks scored on a
feed from Andrzejewski. Reich scored his second goal of the game on a pass
from James Riordan with 5:29 remaining in the quarter to give Penn a 4-1
advantage. Before the half was over, Greg Leonard added a tally for the
Greyhounds and Riordan put another tally on the board for the Red and Blue
with four second remaining on a feed from Reich. The Greyhounds held the
Quakers scoreless in the second quarter and pulled within one on goals from
Greg Leonard and Dan Bauers.

Greg Voight added to the Quaker's one goal lead with his third goal of the
season with 10:22 remaining in the third quarter. After Monfett socred at
the 8:27 mark, David Moore scored the equalizer just over a minute later.
Andrzejewski gave Penn the lead with 3:27 to go, but Leonard answered for
the Greyhounds just 24 second later to even the score.

Penn outshot the Greyhounds, 39-32 and won 13-of-20 facefalls. Loyola took
advantage on 1-of-3 extra-man opportunities, while Penn had four chances.
Cole made eight saves in the net, while Michael Fretwell had 12 for Loyola.

The Red and Blue return to action on May 7 when they face Maryland at
Lincoln Financial Field. Game time is set for 5 p.m. and will air live on
CN8.