Wingate vs. Saint Vincent
March 6, 2007
The Game Story:
Wingate, N.C.----Wingate University junior attack Kyle Costello
(Wilmington, N.C.) scored six goals and dished out four assists as
the Bulldogs defeated Saint Vincent (Pa.) College 20-9 in men's
lacrosse action Tuesday afternoon at Irwin Belk Stadium and John R.
Martin Field.



Wingate improves to 3-0 overall, while Saint Vincent falls to 0-2
overall. The Bulldogs hit the road this weekend, visiting Saint Leo
(Fla.) University Friday for a Deep South Conference contest. Game
time is 7 p.m. The Bearcats return home Saturday, March 17, hosting
Hartwick (N.Y.) College (1 p.m.).



Costello scored four of Wingate's first six goals as the Bulldogs
sprinted to a 10-4 lead at intermission. Costello also contributed
eight ground balls to Wingate's defensive efforts. In 2006, Costello
recorded 31 goals and 36 assists. He was fourth in the NCAA Division
II in assists last season.



Wingate redshirt freshman attack Angus Derbyshire (Thurmont, Md.) had
the biggest day of his young Bulldog career, netting four goals for
the hosts. Bulldog senior midfielder Bryan Safarik (Vancouver, B.C.)
had three goals and two assists, while sophomore attack Ryan
Otterblad (Dumfries, Va.) contributed two goals and two assists.



Saint Vincent senior attack Bart Costello (Lexington, Mass.) scored
five goals for the Bearcats. Wingate outshot Saint Vincent 45-26. The
Bulldogs took advantage of 13 Bearcat penalties to score five
extra-man goals.



Wingate junior goalkeeper David Suthers (Manassas, Va.) played 56
minutes, allowing seven goals. Suthers recorded nine saves. Bulldog
sophomore netminder Chad Watson (Cary, N.C.) played the final four
minutes, giving up two goals.



Bearcat senior goalkeeper Alden Ainsworth (Penfield, N.Y.) played the
first half. He allowed 10 goals and recorded six saves. SVC freshman
netminder Jon McMahon (Glastonbury, Conn.) played the second half.
The newcomer gave up 10 goals and notched six saves.