Cortland State vs. Cabrini
April 1, 2006
The Game Story:
CORTLAND, N.Y. ? Seniors Mike Abbott (Syracuse/Nottingham) and junior Mike
Felice (Baldwinsville) each recorded three goals and an assist and senior
Kyle Lambert (Brentwood) scored three times to lead the nationally
sixth-ranked Cortland men?s lacrosse team to a 12-5 victory over
17th-ranked Cabrini College Saturday afternoon at the SUNY Cortland Stadium
Complex. With the win, the Red Dragons improved to 5-2 on the season, while
the Cavaliers fell to 6-2.

Junior Ryan Simensky (Locust Valley) added a goal and three assists for the
Red Dragons and became the 33rd player in school history to reach 100
career points. Senior Matt O?Connell (Camillus/West Genesee) contributed
two assists for Cortland, while junior Tony Ventiquattro
(Deferiet/Carthage) and sophomore Adam Hyde (West Seneca/West Seneca East)
collected one goal each. Senior goalie Ben Gaebel (Deferiet/Carthage) made
12 saves in 56:14 of action, and freshman Michael Robinson (Alexandria,
VA/Thomas Edison) stopped two shots in 3:46.

Five different players scored one goal for the Cavaliers ? senior Matt
Campbell (Arnold, MD/Broadneck), sophomores Dan DeRosa (Pleasantville) and
Patrick Jenkins (Kendall Park, NJ/South Brunswick), and freshmen Matt
Conaway (West Chester, PA/West Chester East) and Scott Reimer (Downingtown,
PA/Downingtown West). Senior Kevin Rayer (Woodlyn, PA/Ridley) recorded two
assists. Junior goalie Kevin Quinn (Lindenhurst) stopped 15 shots.

Cortland led 3-1 at the end of the first quarter on a goal from Hyde and
two from Felice. Simensky and Lambert pushed the Red Dragons? lead to 5-1
early in the second quarter. Campbell cut the lead to 5-2 with 10:05
remaining and the score remained the same until halftime.

Lambert netted the first of his two man-up goals at 13:37 of the third and
Felice followed with his third of the game at 12:59 to extend Cortland?s
lead to 7-2. After multiple penalties on each team, Cabrini cut the lead to
7-4 with 4:35 on the clock in the third period on goals from DeRosa and
Conaway. Cortland responded with a pair of goals ? an around-the-back shot
from Abbott and Ventiquattro?s unassisted goal -- to close out the quarter
with a 9-4 lead. Lambert opened the fourth quarter with a man-up goal at
13:08, and Abbott notched his second of the game at 10:24 for a commanding
11-4 lead. Jenkins and Abbott traded late goals for the final tally of
12-5.

The game featured 21 penalties ? 13 against Cabrini and eight on Cortland.
The Red Dragons were 4-of-8 on man-up opportunities, while the Cavaliers
went 0-for-6.