Dickinson vs. Lycoming
March 22, 2006
The Game Story:
(Carlisle, Pa) - The 15th-ranked Dickinson College men's lacrosse team was firing on all pistons Wednesday afternoon, topping Lycoming College 17-2. The Red Devil defense and three separate goaltenders turned in outstanding performances, holding the Warriors scoreless until the 5:47 mark of the fourth quarter. Dickinson tallied five goals in each of the first two periods to take a 10-0 lead into halftime. The Devils tacked on three in the third and four in the fourth as they improve to 5-1 on the season.

Senior attackman Brian Read (Timonium, MD/Boys' Latin) reached the 100 career goal mark, scoring his second goal of the game at the 10:20 mark of the second period. Read finished the day with two goals and one assist, ranking him fourth all-time on the school career points list with 151. He is the sixth Dickinson player to reach the century mark for goals scored.

The Red Devils saw 11 different players score on the day, led by a natural hat-trick from junior Brian Mohler (Baltimore, MD/Loyola). Senior Ed Boyd (Owings Mills, MD/St. Paul's) and junior Scott Dalgliesh (Chestertown, MD/Kent County) each tallied two goals and one assist, and first-year Derek Still (Oreland, PA/Penn Charter) dished out three assists.

First-year Clark Abbleby (Chevy Chase, MD/Bullis) came off the bench and had an immediate impact, winning 6-of-8 face-offs and picking up five ground balls. He also tallied his first collegiate goal and assist in the game. Junior Bernie Nolan (Bowie, MD/Gonzaga) won 6-of-9 face-offs on the day while sophomore Scott Sporn (Bedford Corners, NY/Pomfret) claimed 4-of-6 for the Red Devils.

Junior Kevin Riley (Westfield, NJ/Lawrenceville) made three saves in 30 minutes of action, including a remarkable point-blank stop in the second period. First-year Russ Matthews (Chestertown, MD/Kent County) made two stops in the third period while Alex Bubier (Yarmouth, ME/Yarmouth) held the Warriors to just two scores while facing 13 shots in the final period.

Shea Conway and Dan Cannon tallied the goals for Lycoming (1-3) while Matt Lyons stopped 10 shots in 45 minutes of action.

The Red Devils open Centennial Conference play on Saturday, hosting 5th-ranked Washington College on Biddle Field at 1:00 pm.