Cabrini vs. Wesley
April 27, 2002
|Tom Lemieux||(1, 3)|
|Rory Friel||(2, 0)|
|Mike Pape||(1, 1)|
|T Jay Fairlie||(1, 0)|
|Michael Piccoli||(1, 0)|
|Antonio Masone||14 (0.824)|
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|Mark Skakle||(2, 1)|
|Josh Wyatt||(1, 0)|
|Chris Hurley||(0, 1)|
|Ben Todd||(0, 1)|
|John Reed||17 (0.739)|
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|The Game Story:|
|Radnor, Pennsylvania - Sophomore Antonio Masone stopped 14 of the 17 shots
he faced, and senior Tom Lemieux had one goal and three assists, as Cabrini
College defeated Wesley College, 6-3, to win its second straight menšs
lacrosse PAC Championship. With the win, the Cavaliers earn the
Conferencešs first-ever bid to the NCAA Division III Tournament.|
Masone was named the gamešs Most Valuable Player for his performance. He stopped seven of the Wolverines eight shots in the second half. Wesley goaltender John Reed made 17 saves in the losing effort. With the game tied at 2-2 late in the first half, Cabrini freshman Rory Friel converted a feed from Lemieux to give the Cavaliers a one-goal advantage at the half.
After being held scoreless on their five man-advantages in the first half, Cabrini converted both of its opportunities in the third quarter to extend its lead to 5-2. Friel and Lemieux hooked up again with 6:32 to play in the quarter, and sophomore Mike Piccoli scored off a pass from Lemieux 27 seconds later.
The Wolverines crept back within two with 8:37 to play in the contest, as sophomore Mark Skakle scored his second goal of the contest. However, Masone made a few key saves down the stretch, and Cabrini junior Mike Pape set the final score with an unassisted goal with 1:12 remaining in the game.