Franklin And Marshall vs. Washington And Lee
March 16, 2002
The Game Story:
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Washington and Lee sophomore midfielder Dustin Martin (Manlius, N.Y./Fayetteville-Manlius) tallied a career-high four goals as the seventh-ranked Generals broke a two-game losing streak with a 10-6 victory over Franklin & Marshall in men's lacrosse action on Saturday afternoon.

The Generals (3-2) jumped on the board at the 12:37 mark of the first quarter as junior midfielder Rob Brown (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) scored off an assist from sophomore attackman Matt Fink (Wilmington, Del./Tatnall). The Diplomats responded as Jon Singer netted an unassisted goal at the 8:52 mark. However, the Generals retaliated one-minute later as senior attackman Andrew Barnett (Darien, Conn./Darien) scored unassisted.

F&M (2-3) again tied the game at 2-2 on a tally from Andrew Kuskowski, but the Generals responded with goals by sophomore midfielder Mike McNamara (Hunt Valley, Md./Loyola) and Fink to assume a 4-2 lead with 8:04 to play in the first half. Vandy Vanderwalker recorded a score off an assist from Kuskowski at the 7:18 mark to cut the W&L lead to 4-3, but once again the Generals responded to take a 5-3 lead at the half on a goal by Martin with 2:37 showing on the clock.

Martin notched his second goal of the game at the 7:02 mark of the third quarter to extend the W&L lead to 6-3. F&M responded with a pair of goals to trail 6-5 heading into the fourth quarter. The Generals broke the game open by outscoring the Diplomats, 4-1, in the final stanza. Martin netted a pair of goals, while Fink and freshman attackman Gavin Molinelli (Northport, N.Y./Northport) registered one each. Barnett added two assists, while Fink and Moore tallied one helper apiece in the final quarter.

The Generals outshot F&M, 42-28 and collected 41 ground balls compared to 27 for the Diplomats.

Fink finished the afternoon with two goals and two assists, while Barnett chipped in one goal and two assists. Sophomore Ansel Sanders (Weems, Va./Woodberry Forest) recorded 12 saves in the net.

The Diplomats were led by Vanderwalker who scored two goals, while Kuskowski added one goal and one assist. Mike Satorius stopped 12 shots between the pipes.

The Generals return to action when they host Roanoke at 1:30 pm next Saturday.