Vermont vs. Binghamton
April 27, 2002
The Game Story:
BURLINGTON, Vermont - Vermont's Mark Prior (Syracuse, NY/Henninger) scored four goals and senior Ed Burns (Syracuse, NY/Nottingham) scored his first career goal in his final game at Centennial Field as the Catamounts closed out the 2002 season with a 15-1 win over Binghamton Saturday.

Vermont, 5-9 overall and 1-4 in America East play, took a 6-0 lead after the first quarter as Prior scored all four of his tallies in the opening frame. The Cats had a 10-0 lead at the half.

Doug Moses (Marietta, NY/Marcellus) recorded two goals and an assist for Vermont, while sophomore leading scorer Phil McKnight (Baltimore, MD) scored twice. Other Vermont goals came from Joe Herr (Bryn Athyn, PA), Burns - who played goal in the first half and didn't allow a goal before moving to attack - fellow senior Jeff Fauci (Woodstock, VT), RJ Harrison (Columbus, OH), Myles Jewell (Sudbury, MA), Mo Kieval (Potomac, MD) and Thomas Hajek (St. Catharines, ONT). Harrison and Nick Allen (Pittsford, NY) added two assists each. Senior Dave Hudacsko (Bridgewater, NJ), fifth nationally in ground balls per game, had 11 against the Bearcats while winning 14 of 17 faceoffs. Fellow senior Ryan Herchenroether (Cheshire, CT) added an assist.

Binghamton, 1-8 and 0-5, got its goal in the fourth quarter when Tyler Moore (Binghamton, NY) scored on an assist from Ted McEnaney (Dix Hills, NY).

Burns played the first half in goal and had no saves, while Matt Geary (Marshfield, MA) played the second half, recording three saves. For Binghamton, Toby Scalone (St. James, NY) had 16 saves.