Dickinson vs. Lycoming
March 24, 2004
The Game Story:
(Carlisle, PA) -- The Dickinson College men's lacrosse team scored nine second half goals en route to a big 15-7 win over Lycoming College on Wednesday afternoon. Sophomore Flynn Burch (Ruxton, MD/Loyola-Blakefield) led the charge with three goals and two assists on the afternoon while juniors Jimmy Long (Garden City, NY/Salisbury) and Taylor Hare (New Canaan, CT/New Canaan) recorded hat-tricks as well.

The teams traded goals in the first quarter, remaining tied 2-2 after the first 15:00 minutes. The Devils pulled in front 6-3 at halftime as Greg Welch (Media, PA/Penncrest) dished out back-to-back assists to ignite a 6-0 run that carried into the third period.

Lycoming's Dave Kirschner tallied two goals in the third quarter, including an extra-man goal at the 1:49 mark to make the score 10-5 heading into the fourth.

Dickinson enjoyed its biggest advantage of the afternoon, scoring twice in a span of just 12 seconds to lead 13-6 with 5:47 remaining in the game. Sophomore Ross Koenig (Bethesda, MD/Bullis) recorded his first collegiate assist on the Devils' 13th goal, setting up Drew Peace (Lutherville, MD/Boys' Latin) for his second of the day.

Freshman Connor Catliota (Kensington, MD/Gonzaga) netted his first collegiate goal with a beautiful dodge in front of the cage with 3:18 remaining. The Devils closed out the scoring with an extra-man goal at the 1:32 mark as Long found the cage off an assist from senior Jordan Seiken (Villanova, PA/Penn Charter).

The Red Devil defense was solid all afternoon, holding the Warriors to just one goal in the second quarter, and two in each of the other three periods. Senior David Peer (Rochester, NY/McQuaid Jesuit) anchored the defensive effort in front of sophomore goaltender Tom Wilson (Bethesda, MD/Episcopal), who made 11 saves on the afternoon.

Welch finished the game with two goals and a game-high three assists while Peace added two goals, two assists, and Ed Boyd (Owings Mills, MD/St. Paul's) chipped in with a goal and an assist. Koenig keyed the Devils' transition with a team-high seven groundballs.

Junior Sang Duong led Lycoming with one goal and three assists, all in the second half. Wilcox added an assist to his two goals, and Sean Powers made 13 saves in the Warrior cage.

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