Dickinson vs. Swarthmore
March 21, 2009
|Ted Sirvaitis||(3, 0)|
|Chris Dodson||(2, 0)|
|Derek Still||(0, 1)|
|Dewey Dubord||(0, 1)|
|Russell Matthews||5 (0.333)|
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|Tyler Bradshaw||(4, 0)|
|Will Predun||(2, 0)|
|Gavin Musynske||(2, 0)|
|Max Hubbard||(2, 0)|
|David Desimone||(0, 1)|
|Ben Young||(0, 1)|
|Kevin Friedenberg||18 (0.783)|
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|The Game Story:|
|(Carlisle, Pa.)- The Dickinson College men's lacrosse team suffered a tough loss in its Centennial Conference opener, falling to Swarthmore, 10-5 on Saturday.|
The Devils stormed out of the gates, scoring just 16 seconds in as Shea Licata (Manhasset, N.Y./Manhasset) won the opening face-off and found Ted Sirvaitis (Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich) to put the Devils on the board.
Swarthmore closed out the quarter with a pair of goals at 4:45 and 1:59 to take a 2-1 lead. The Garnet tacked on four goals in the second quarter while Chris Dodson (Bethesda, Md./Landon) scored twice for the Devils to make the score 6-3 at halftime.
A defensive struggle in the third led to just a pair of goals for Swarthmore, stretching their lead to 8-3 at the end of the third.
Sirvaitis traded a pair of goals with Swarthmore's Tyler Bradshaw in the fourth quarter for the final of 10-5.
Bradshaw finished with a game-high four goals while Kevin Friedenberg made 18 saves and controlled five ground balls.
Dewey Dubord (Freeport, Maine/Governor Dummer) caused three turnovers in the midfield and dished out an assist on a fast-break in the second period.
Licata won 9-of-15 face-offs while Pat Curley (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. St. Joseph) went 3-for-3 on the day. Senior Russell Matthews (Chestertown, Md./Kent County) made five saves in goal for the Devils as the defense held the Garnet to just 15 shots on goal.
The Red Devils slip to 4-3 overall and 0-1 in the conference. They travel to 18th-ranked Gettysburg College on Wednesday for a 3:30 start.