Fdu-florham vs. Susquehanna
April 28, 2007
The Game Story:
SELINSGROVE, PA Kevin Shadiack scored three goals to lift FDU-Florham to an 8-4 victory over Susquehanna University in Middle Atlantic Conference men's tennis action at Sassafras Field on Saturday afternoon.

Spencer Driggs and Taylor Hogarth each added two goals for the Devils (7-7 overall, 6-4 MAC), who broke a 2-2 second-quarter tie by scoring six unanswered goals into the fourth quarter.

Sophomores Greg Norris (St. Catharines, ON/Dennis Morris), Brett Brown (Cape Elizabeth, ME/Cape Elizabeth) and Matt Trimble (West Chester, PA/Archmere Academy) along with freshman John Pillion (Collegeville, PA/Conestoga) scored goals for the Crusaders (3-11 overall, 3-7 MAC).

Shadiack scored the only goal of the first quarter, before Hogarth scored to give the Devils a 2-0 lead with 12:37 left in the second quarter. Trimble and Norris answered to tie the game at 2-2 with 1:42 remaining in the half, but Driggs found the net with 28 seconds to play to give FDU a 3-2 halftime lead.

The Devils got two goals from Shadiack and one from Tim Latchford to go ahead 6-2 at the end of three quarters, and goals from Driggs and Hogarth pushed the FDU advantage to 8-2 with 6:12 left. Brown and Pillion closed out the scoring for the Crusaders, the latter coming with 23 seconds left in the contest.

FDU finished with a 35-25 advantage in shots, while Susquehanna held a 36-34 lead in ground balls. The Devils converted 2-of-8 man-up opportunities while Susquehanna played twice with the extra man and scored once.

Nick Taylor led FDU with seven ground balls, while sophomore Collin Fadrowski (Ellicott City, MD/River Hill) paced the Crusaders with seven ground balls. Junior Greg Burns (Charlotte, NC/South Mecklenburg) picked up two ground balls to become the third player in program history to reach 200 career ground balls. He is currently tied for second on the list with Dave Howard (2000-02) at 201 ground balls.

Freshman A.J. Schaufler (Bernardsville, NJ/Bernards) made 17 saves to finish the season with a school-record 227 saves, while Ryan McAllister made nine stops for the Devils.