Franklin And Marshall vs. Washington And Lee
March 13, 2010
The Game Story:
LANCASTER, Pa. Ė Franklin & Marshall notched four first-period goals and held on to defeat the eighth-ranked Washington and Lee menís lacrosse team, 7-5, on Saturday afternoon.

F&M (1-2) tallied three goals in the first 5:34 of the first period, including a pair of tallies by Tristan Miller to take a 3-0 lead at the 9:26 mark. W&L (6-1) got on the board at the 8:40 mark on a goal by senior midfielder Kevin Feeney (Summit, N.J./Summit) before F&Mís Justin Rayman scored an unassisted goal with 4:37 left in the opening stanza to give the Diplomats a 4-1 lead. F&Mís Sean Oliver scored off a feed from Colin McKew at the 12:49 mark of the second quarter to give F&M a 5-1 lead at the break.

Following another tally by Miller that gave F&M a 6-1 lead with 10:30 in the third quarter, W&L received scores from senior midfielders Max Mancuso (Northport, N.Y./Northport), Logan Bartlett (Summit, N.J./Pingry School) and first-year midfielder Cooper Brown (Baltimore, Md./Gilman) to trim the F&M lead to two goals (6-4) at the 5:43 mark, but Miller scored his fourth goal of the contest to give F&M a 7-4 lead heading into the final period as the Diplomats handed the No. 8 Generals their first loss of the season.

First-year attackman Mac Means (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy)) added a fourth-period goal for W&L and senior attackman Wil Keigler (Timonium, Md./Gilman) had two assists for the Generals.

Senior Matt Mason (Gladwyne, Pa./St. Markís) started in goal for the Generals and notched eight saves with seven goals allowed in 58:38 of play. Junior Jason Lumpkin (Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall) played the final 1:22 between the pipes and did not face a shot.

Miller led the Diplomats with four goals and Colin McKew added three assists. Chris Marcozzi started in goal for F&M and played the entire game. He came up with 11 saves while allowing five goals.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Virginia Wesleyan at 1:0 pm.