Robert Morris vs. Drexel
April 14, 2007
The Game Story:
The 16th-ranked menís lacrosse team clinched a bid to the CAA Tournament with a 13-9 victory at Robert Morris. The Dragons won for the sixth straight time in recording their 10th win of the season, the most for the program since the 1998 season. The win also put the Dragons in sole possession of first place in the CAA for the first time since joining the league.

Andrew Chapman scored five goals, all in the first half, and assisted on another as he continued his strong offensive play. Chapman now has 35 goals this year, the most in one season for a Dragon since Brian Diener had 35 during the 1995 season. Colin Ambler had a goal and two assists, while Mike Filippone and Ron Garling each had two points.

The Dragons (10-3, 4-0) led by just a goal early in the second period, but scored the final four goals on the first half and the first of the third quarter to increase their lead to 10-4. Drexel outshot the Colonials (3-7, 0-4 CAA), 39-23, and won 17 of the 26 face-offs.

Robert Morris was led by Brandon Johnson and junior Michael Fleming. Each player had two goals and assist.

Drexel now has a 4-0 record in conference play for the first time ever. The Dragons are now a half game ahead of Towson (4-1 CAA) after the Tigers lost in overtime against Hofstra. Drexel will host Towson on Senior Night this Saturday. Game time at Vidas Field is at 7 p.m. The Dragons can clinch the CAA regular season championship with a victory. They close the regular season the following week at Hofstra.