Elmira vs. Nazareth
April 3, 2010
The Game Story:
Elmira, NY – EC Men’s Lacrosse dropped their Empire 8 Conference opener to the Golden Flyers of Nazareth College today, 20-8. The Golden Flyer offense proved to be too much for the Soaring Eagles as they would out-shoot EC 57-21.

EC held their own in the first period, allowing only 3 goals while scoring 2 themselves. Nazareth would out-shoot EC 17-4 in the period but goalie Geoffrey Lane ’10 (Pennington, NJ -- Pennington School) would come up with 9 saves in the period. Scoring EC goals in the period were JP Kennedy ’10 (Newport, RI -- Providence Country Day) and Kenny Keirstead ’11 (Waltham, MA -- Waltham).

The second period turned out to be the turning point in the game as Nazareth would score 8 unanswered goals, putting them up 11-2. Credit Mark DeCirce ’10 (Binghamton, NY -- Binghamton) with igniting the Golden Flyer run as he would score 3 of Nazareth’s 9 goals in the period.

The final two periods of play were much closer than the second period as EC was outscored 8-6. Tyler Campbell ’13 (Mississauga, ONT -- Gordon Graydon Memorial) and Kierstead would each total 2 goals on the day while Brad Levick ’10 (Newmartket, ONT -- St. Andrews College) would earn 3 points on 1 goal and 2 assists.