Eastern Connecticut vs. Umass-boston
April 5, 2003
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The Game Story:
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. -- Six different players scored first-half goals and the Eastern Connecticut State University men's lacrosse team posted its 18th straight Little East Conference win, 13-6 over the University of Massachusetts Boston Saturday at Thomas Nevers Field.

Ranked fourth in New England, Eastern (5-3, 2-0 little east conference) has won all 18 of its conference matches in the three years of conference play and extended to 32 its winning streak at Nevers Field. Coming off Wednesday's 9-8 overtime loss at Trinity, Eastern avoided its first two-game losing streak in the program's eight-year history.

Leading 3-0 after one quarter, Eastern scored four of the first five goals in the second quarter to move out to a 7-1 lead with eight minutes left in the first half.

Eleven players contributed a goal or assist against UMass Boston and all three Eastern goalies logged at least 15 minutes of work. Senior All-America Marc DiGiovanni (WILTON) and Brian Hebron (HICKSVILLE, NY) each had three goals and one assist for Eastern. DiGiovanni moved into fifth place all-time with his 157th career point.

Eastern visits Plymouth State College Saturday at 2 p.m.