Quinnipiac vs. Harvard
March 29, 2005
The Game Story:
Josh Murray scored three goals, but the Quinnipiac men's lacrosse team lost to the Harvard Crimson, 9-4 on Tuesday afternoon at Yale Field in New Haven, Conn. The Bobcats fall to 0-7 this season with the loss, while the Crimson improve to 4-1.

Murray got Quinnipiac on the board just over five minutes into the game when he took a feed from Eddie Morley and fired a shot past Harvard goalie Evan O'Donnell.

The Crimson responded by scoring four straight goals in the last 2:12 of the first quarter to jump ahead 4-2. Brooks Scholl tallied two goals for Harvard during the run and Mike McBride and Evan Calvert also scored.

Murray's second goal of the game 5:06 into the second frame brought the score to 4-2. Harvard answered with three goals in a three minute span to increase its lead to 7-2.

Quinnipiac's Chris Griffin scored his first goal of the season and final goal of the half to make the score 7-3.

The second half was a defensive battle. Scholl scored the game's lone third quarter goal to give the Crimson an 8-3 lead heading into the final 15:00 of play.

Each team scored one goal in the fourth quarter to close out the scoring.

James Nastro made 13 saves in net for the Bobcats, while O'Donnell stopped 12 shots for the Crimson.

The Bobcats return to action on Saturday when they travel to Providence, RI to take on the Providence Friars. The game will start at 2:00 p.m.