Le Moyne vs. Bentley
March 26, 2005
The Game Story:
MEN’S LACROSSE: NO. 1 LE MOYNE WINS 53RD CONSECUTIVE NORTHEAST-10 CONFERENCE GAME, 10-1 OVER NO. 8 BENTLEY

SOLVAY, N.Y. – Junior Jason Longo (Cazenovia, N.Y./Cazenovia) scored three goals and freshman Mike McDonald (Latham, N.Y./Shaker) had a hand in five scores as No. 1 Le Moyne topped No. 8 Bentley 10-1 in a Northeast-10 Conference men’s lacrosse game at Solvay High School. The defending national champion Dolphins (3-0, 3-0 Northeast-10) have opened the season with three consecutive Northeast-10 Conference wins to move their consecutive win streak to 53 straight.

Senior Brandon Spillett (Liverpool, N.Y./Liverpool) scored the only two goals the Dolphins would need, in the first four minutes of the contest. He put Le Moyne up 1-0 51 seconds into the contest and 2-0 with 11:16 remaining in the opening quarter. McDonald and freshman midfielder Chris Hand (Lisle, N.Y./Whitney Point) tacked on goals as the Dolphins took a 4-0 lead after one quarter.

Bentley netted its only goal of the game early in the second quarter. Ryan Bouchey (Troy, N.Y./LaSalle) finished off a feed from Nick Slotje (Ithaca, N.Y./Ithaca) to make it 4-1. Le Moyne scored the next six goals to close out the Falcons.

The Dolphins outshot their visitors 32-13 and doubled up the Falcons in the ground ball category 20-10.

Le Moyne’s game for Monday has been moved. The Dolphins will host Saint Michael’s on Monday at 1 p.m. at Solvay High School.

Le Moyne 10, Bentley 1

Bentley 0 1 0 0 - 1Le Moyne 4 1 2 3 - 10

Bentley (1-2, 1-1 Northeast-10) – Ryan Bouchey 1-0, Ryan Rosa 0-1. Saves – Brian Nash 7.

Le Moyne (3-0, 3-0 Northeast-10) – Jason Longo 3-0, Mike McDonald 2-3, Brandon Spillett 2-0, Craig Rosecrans 2-0, Chris Hand 1-0, Alex Bily 0-1, Travis Tarr 0-1. Saves – Jared Corcoran 6.

Shots – Le Moyne 32, Bentley 13

Ground Balls – Le Moyne 20, Bentley 10

Face-offs – Le Moyne 8/14, Bentley 6/14

Clears – Bentley 10/14, Le Moyne 13/20

Attendance - 250