Cabrini vs. Franklin And Marshall
March 4, 2009
The Game Story:
RADNOR, Pa. - The No. 5 Cabrini menís lacrosse team plays its second consecutive home game Wednesday, March 4 against Franklin & Marshall College. Game time is set for 3:30 p.m.

Live Stats
The Cabrini menís lacrosse game versus Franklin & Marshall College will be available for fans to follow via live stats. Cavaliersí fans can access the live stats on the CabriniAthletics.com or menís lacrosse home page, as well as the menís lacrosse schedule page by clicking on the ďDetailsĒ link.

The Cavaliers are 2-0 for the third straight season and for the fifth time in the last seven years. Cabrini has out-scored its opponents 33-12 through two games in 2009.

The Blue & White improved its record to 18-3 all-time at Edith Robb Dixon Field with a 15-3 win against No. 12 Haverford College February 28. Dating back to last season, Cabrini is riding an eight-game win streak on its home turf.

Junior attackman Casey Grugan powered the Cabrini offense with a team-high five points against the Black Squirrels. Grugan tallied two goals and added three assists en route to earning Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Player of the Week honors.

Grugan has registered at least one point in each of his 40 career games played at Cabrini. He is now just five goals shy of reaching the century mark in his Cavaliersí career.

Senior attackman Scott Reimer compliments Grugan on the offensive end. Reimer lists second on the team with eight points on six goals and two helpers. Sophomore midfielder Paul Skulski has recorded seven points on four goals and three assists.

Senior goalkeeper Kevin Chenoweth has started both games between the pipes for the Cavaliers. Chenoweth has allowed just five goals and posted a .750 save percentage in 90 minutes played thus far.

Cabrini will be looking for their first win in program history against the Diplomats. In a series that debuted in 1998, Franklin & Marshall owns a 4-0 record. The Diplomats and Blue & White have not met on the lacrosse field since the 2002 season.

Franklin & Marshall College
The Franklin & Marshall menís lacrosse team opened the 2009 season with a 10-7 win on the road at St. Maryís (Md.) College February 25. However, the Diplomats dropped its first home game of the season, a 21-10 loss against No. 9 Roanoke College March 1.

Head coach Todd Cavallaro begins his first season with Franklin & Marshall in 2009. A former Johns Hopkins player, Cavallaro most recently spent five seasons at the University of Penn. He has also coached at Washington College, Hopkins and North Carolina.

Junior attackman Sean Oliver has led the F&M offense with a team-high four goals through two games. Senior attackman/midfielder Noah Wilkinsky and rookie attackman Colin McKew have matched Oliver with a club-best four points.

Wilkinsky has deposited two goals and dished two assists. McKew leads the club with four helpers. The Diplomatsí offense boasts 12 players with at least one goal through just two games.

Franklin & Marshall has especially excelled in man-up opportunities, converting 5-of-12 chances. Junior midfielder Shane Brennan has totaled two extra-man goals.

Junior face-off specialist Sean Murphy has won 14-of-26 draws this season. Sophomore Jay Ridinger is 3-for-5 at the X through two games.

Junior goalie Chris Marcozzi has started both games in the cage for the Diplomats, posting 29 saves and recording a .569 saves percentage.