Rutgers vs. Georgetown
April 28, 2002
The Game Story:
MATTENTION COLLEGE SPORTS DESK^MFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE^MCONTACT: Kirk Reed (732-445-8332)^M^MRUTGERS FALLS TO NO. 6 GEORGETOWN IN MEN<92>S LACROSSE ACTION , 13-2^M^MPISCATAWAY, NJ (Sunday, April 28, 2002) <96> The sixth-ranked Georgeto wn Hoyas held Rutgers scoreless for nearly three quarters en route to a 13-2 vic tory today at Yurcak Field. The Hoyas scored 10 unanswered goals to start the g ame before RU junior Ken Springer (Ridgewood, NJ) found the back of the net with eight seconds left in the third quarter. Rutgers falls to 2-11 on the season a nd 0-4 in the ECAC, while the Hoyas are now 11-1 and 4-1 in conference play. ^M Georgetown controlled the pace of the game, winning 14-of-19 face-offs and firin g 57 shots, which is the most for an opponent against Rutgers this season. Geor getown opened the game by attempting 14 shots in the first quarter, followed by 16 shots in the second and third quarters, and 11 in the fourth. Rutgers starti ng goalie Chris Kenyon (Westport, CT) held his own, recording a career-high 21 s aves and allowing 11 of the 13 Georgetown goals. Freshman Craig Lutwyler (Wycko ff, NJ) played the final 6:41 of the game in net for RU. ^M^MThe Hoyas started the scoring with two goals within a minute of each other in the first quarter, then adding three more in the second quarter to account for a 5-0 lead at halfti me. All five first half goals were scored by different players. ^M^MGeorgetown started the second half by scoring five more goals before Springer finally got the Scarlet Knights on the board. After the Springer goal, Georgetown scored th ree more times before Tim White (Rockville Center, NY) scored with 54 seconds le ft in the game. ^M^MThe Scarlet Knight offense has hit a rough patch, as the te am has scored four goals or less in three consecutive games. ^M^MRutgers will p lay in its final game of the season on Saturday, May 4, at ECAC opponent Massach usetts. The game is set to begin at 1:00 PM.