Bryant vs. Saint Anselm
March 22, 2006
The Game Story:
SMITHFIELD, RI ~V Bryant University freshman Kevin Hoagland
(Glastonbury, Conn.) scored three goals while Adam Smith (Bainbridge
Island, WA) added two goals plus three assists to help lead the eighth-
ranked Bulldogs to a 16-8 win over visiting Saint Anselm College in
Northeast-10 Conference lacrosse action here Wednesday afternoon.

Bryant (3-1, 1-0 NE-10) fell behind 2-0 early as Saint Anselm got
goals from Chris Murphy (Winchester, MA) and Steve Trocki (Braintree,
MA) to start the game before Bryan Kauffman (Putnam Valley, NY) put
the Bulldogs on the board with a man-advantage goal at 6:21 of the
first.

Saint Anselm (1-4, 0-2 NE-10) would take a 3-2 lead into the second
quarter before Bryant scored six unanswered goals in the quarter to
take a 7-3 lead as Hoagland notched a pair of even-strength tallies to
key the spurt.

Leading 7-4 at the half, Bryant would stretch its lead to 11-5 after a
goal from Steve Coppinger (Bethesda, Md.) and Bryant would roll from
there. Coppinger, a senior preseason all-America selection, finished
with two goals in the game.

Bryan Molk (Peabody, MA) had a goal and added four assists. Saint
Anselm was led by Murphy~Rs four goals. Bryant will travel to Pace
University Saturday for a 1 pm game.