Quinnipiac vs. Manhattan
March 8, 2006
The Game Story:
Trailing 7-3 midway through the third quarter, the Quinnipiac University men's lacrosse team rallied to score seven of the final eight goals of the contest to score a 10-8 win over Manhattan College on Wednesday afternoon. The Bobcats improved to 3-0 on the season with the victory.

Manhattan scored three of the first four goals of the game. After the Jaspers struck first, Sean McBride scored to even the game at 1-1. Manhattan tacked on the next two goals to go up 3-1.

However, the Bobcats answered on scores from Chris Griffin and McBride to even the game at 3-3 early in the second quarter. Two Manhattan goals before the break gave the Jaspers a 5-3 lead at halftime.

The visitors tacked on the first two goals of the third quarter to take a 7-3 lead. However, it was Quinnipiac's game the rest of the way.

Tucker Prudden, Adam Bartholomew, McBride and Griffin each found the back of the net prior to the end of the third quarter to even the score at 7-7 heading into the final frame.


McBride scored just 31 seconds into the fourth quarter to give Quinnipiac an 8-7 lead, but Manhattan tied the game just 1:21 later.

Josh Murray netted the eventual game-winner with 8:28 remaining off a feed from Prudden. Eric Trama added some insurance with a tally at the 4:05 mark.

Bobcats goalie C.J. Squires stopped 14 shots on the afternoon. John Geagan made 20 stops for the Jaspers.

Quinnipiac is back in action on March 12 for a home game against Canisius.