Alfred vs. Nazareth
April 11, 2007
The Game Story:
ALFRED, N.Y. (April 11, 2007) – Nazareth received four goals from junior Matt Aloi (pictured) and three goals each from seniors Chad Amidon and Ryan Hotaling to go on to the 17-2 Empire 8 Conference victory over host Alfred in men's lacrosse. The Golden Flyers improve to 10-1 overall and 4-0 in conference games with the victory. Alfred falls to 4-6 overall and 0-4.

Senior Kevin Kimball scored first for Nazareth early in the first quarter. With 2:30 left to go, Alfred’s Mark Pincelli scored a goal to even the score.

In the second quarter, Nazareth took control as they recorded six goals. Aloi began and ended the scoring run as he scored with 7:11 and 0:08 left in the quarter. Between Aloi’s goals, Hotaling scored two goals and junior Steve Cutia and senior Jordan Hirsch each scored one goal.

Amidon extended Nazareth’s lead to 8-1 early in the third quarter. Nine seconds later, Mike McCarthy recorded Alfred’s second goal of the game but the Saxons would not threaten the Golden Flyers’ lead.

Nazareth then scored the final nine goals of the game spanning the remaining 10:26 of the third quarter and all of the fourth quarter to go on to the 17-2 victory. During the scoring run, Aloi and Amidon added two goals. Hotaling scored his third goal of the game and junior Mark Kanellis, freshmen Mark DeCirce, senior Jim Schultheis and sophomore Sean Dennison each recorded one goal.

Nazareth had a huge advantage in shots(57-20), ground balls (52-31) and face offs (19-4)

Nazareth travels to RIT on Saturday April 14th to face the second-ranked Tigers at 1 p.m.