Fdu-florham vs. Messiah
April 12, 2003
The Game Story:
Madison, NJ ó The FDU-Florham Devils dropped to 4-6 overall and 3-2 in the Middle Atlantic Conference as the Messiah Falcons held on for an 11-9 win over the Devils. Messiah improved to 6-3 overall and 4-1 in the MAC.

FDU scored with 1:21 left in the game to get back within two goals, but ran out of time as Messiah fended off the Devils. The Devils held Messiah scoreless for the final 5:58.

Messiah got out to a 7-4 halftime advantage. FDU cut it to 9-7 with 9:34 left in the game, but Messiah scored at the 6:49 mark and again at 5:58 to go up 11-7. The Devils made it a game again by scoring at 3:37 and 1:21.

Freshman attackman Chris Fieger (Bethpage, NY) led the Devils with three goals and made two assists. Fieger score all three of his goals consecutively. His final goal put FDU back 10-8. He then assisted on FDUís final goal.

Junior midfielder John Damiani (Hillsborough, NJ) and sophomore midfielder Brad Roberts (Hillsborough, NJ) each scored twice. Freshman attackman Bobby Gorcica (Fairfield, NJ) had a game-high three assists.

Junior midfielder Ed Flood (Port Jefferson Station, NJ) and freshman attackman Derek Havran (Bridgewater, NJ) scored a goal apiece.

Messiahís Jono Linebaugh had a game-high five goals and made two assists.

FDUís sophomore goalie John Apple (Cambridge, MD) made11 saves.

The Devils will host Scranton on Wednesday, April 16 for a 7:00 pm Middle Atlantic Conference game.