Connecticut College vs. Clark
March 12, 2008
The Game Story:
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Stephen Dachille (Garden City, N.Y.) and Ben Eischen (Brookfield, N.H.) netted four goals apiece, leading Connecticut College (1-1) to a 15-3 victory against Clark University (1-2) in lacrosse action play on the Artificial Turf at Silfen Field Wednesday afternoon. Junior Jesse Stevenson (Marshfield, Mass.) added two goals and an assist for head coach Dave Cornellīs Camels. Craig Audin (Sudbury, Mass.) chipped in with two scores and Ryan Hayes (Darien, Conn.) added a goal and two assists in the offensive uprising.

Kevin Nally (Ridgewood, N.J.) contributed with a goal and an assist for the hosts. Mike Bruno (Andover, Mass.) and Eric Doran (Pennington, N.J.) each provided two helpers for Connecticut College.

Shawn Roche (Centerport, N.Y.) contributed two goals and an assist for Clark. Danny Heelan (Avon, Conn.) tallied the other score for the Cougars. Junior net-minder Tyler Campbell (Portland, Ore.) stopped 17 shots in a courageous effort between the pipes, facing steady and relentless pressure on the cage from the opening whistle. Jeff Deluca (Ashland, Mass.) had seven ground balls for the visitors.

Connecticut College sophomore Mark Moran (Greenwich, Conn.) had eight saves in three periods of play, earning the victory for the hosts. Bro Smith (Wellesley, Mass.) was impressive in relief, stopping four shots in the fourth quarter.

The Camels scored seven unanswered goals at the start of this game. The hosts seized control of the contest in the latter stages of the first quarter, scoring four times in the closing 5:39 of the frame. Dachille keyed the offensive surge with a pair of first period scores.

Jesse Stevenson made it a 6-0 game, scoring on a feed from Brian Ford (Hinesburg, Vt.) 1:32 into the second quarter. Wes Stephanian (Belmont, Mass.) provided the key play in the sequence that led to the seventh score, collecting a ground ball near midfield and hitting Ryan Hayes who dished to Craig Audin for a score.

Roche was able to get one back for Clark with 6:22 left in the second and it was a 7-1 game at the intermission. In the third quarter, Dachille and the Camels kept the pressure on the Cougars. The sophomore attackman had two of the first four goals of the second half and the Camels built a comfortable cushion with an 11-1 lead.

Eischen added two more scores in the fourth quarter and the hosts continued to cruised to the 15-3 victory.

Peter Musser (Lafayette, Calif.) won six of 10 face-offs for the Camels. Sam Dickey (Greenwich, Conn.) was a perfect 3-for-3 on face-offs. Pat Gaughn (Winter Park, Fla.) tallied four ground balls for Connecticut College