Cortland State vs. Springfield
March 17, 2007
The Game Story:
SYRACUSE, N.Y. ~V Junior Billy Fuchs (Merrick/Sanford H. Calhoun) scored
six goals and assisted on two others as Cortland, ranked 16th in Division
III, defeated Springfield College, 15-8, at the Carrier Dome. The game was
the first in a tripleheader that also featured Syracuse vs. Johns Hopkins
and Le Moyne vs. C.W. Post.

Junior Ryan Heath (Baldwinsville/C.W. Baker) added three goals and three
assists and senior Ryan Simensky (Locust Valley) recorded three goals and
two assists for the Red Dragons. Sophomore Kevin Kliszczewicz (Liverpool)
scored twice, his first two goals of the season, and junior Kyle Simensky
(Locust Valley) notched three assists. Sophomore Matt Hipenbecker (Mountain
Lakes, NJ) made eight saves.

Sophomore Jake Beebe (Sudbury, MA/Lincoln-Sudbury) led Springfield (0-4)
with two goals and two assists. Sophomore Kyle Gable (Somers, CT) scored
twice and junior Tyler Montgomery (Brunswick, ME) added a goal and an
assist. Senior Kyle Cloutier (South Hadley, MA) started in goal for the
Pride. He made five saves and allowed six goals in the first period before
being replaced by sophomore Tom Albano (Ridgewood, NJ). Albano recorded 12
saves over the final three periods.

Cortland led 6-0 after the first quarter, including three straight goals by
Fuchs in the final 4:38 of the period. Springfield responded by scoring the
first four goals of the second quarter, three on extra-man situations, and
was within 6-4 with 7:10 left in the half.

Kliszczewicz and Fuchs scored in the final three minutes of the half to give
the Red Dragons an 8-4 halftime lead, and Fuchs added a goal 3:01 into the
third quarter to extend the lead to 9-4. Cortland was up 10-5 after three
quarters and pushed its advantage to 12-5 on goals by Ryan Simensky and
Heath in the first 2:48 of the fourth quarter. Springfield mounted one last
run, scoring three straight goals to draw within 12-8 with 7:55 remaining,
but Cortland scored the final three goals.