Franklin And Marshall vs. Widener
March 5, 2005
The Game Story:
SWARTHMORE, Pa. ~V Senior midfielder Colin Hanley scored a goal with just
1:54 remaining in overtime as 22nd-ranked Franklin and Marshall (2-0)
defeated Widener (0-2) 9-8 in overtime Saturday afternoon at Swarthmore
College.

For the Pioneers, it marked the second straight nationally-ranked opponent
the team had faced in a week.

Franklin and Marshall took an early 2-0 lead, before Widener got on the
board with 7:11 remaining in the opening period as freshman midfielder Luke
Weber (Lititz, PA/Manheim Township) scored on an assist from junior attack
Todd Fairlie (Broomall, PA/Marple Newtown). However, the Diplomats scored a
goal with 5:12 remaining in the first and took a 4-1 lead into the second
quarter.

Widener would score the next five goals to take a 6-4 lead. The scoring
started with 12:52 remaining in the second quarter as sophomore midfielder
Gavin Goane (Springfield, PA/Springfield) scored the first of his three
goals on the day on an assist by Fairlie. Just 27 seconds later, freshman
midfielder Tim Heffernan (Glastonbury, NJ/Glastonbury) scored an unassisted
goal to cut the lead to 4-3.

Freshman attack Brian Stromko (Maplewood, NJ/Columbia) scored the tying goal
on an assist from junior attack Alan Krawitz (Haverford, PA/Haverford) with
7:24 left in the second period. Junior attack Dennis Mann (Havertown,
PA/Haverford) scored an unassisted goal with 6:24 left to put Widener ahead
5-4 at the half.

Fairlie would scored with 14:25 left in the third quarter to end the run,
before F&M would scored with 7:49 left on a goal by senior attack Steve
Welsh.

Goane would score his second goal of the day for Widener with just 16
seconds left on an assist from Fairlie, which was followed by his third goal
unassisted with just 5:43 left for a 8-6 Widener lead.

The Diplomats then scored a goal when senior defender Matt Capone would
scoredunassisted with 5:31 left to cut the lead to one at 8-7, before F&M
tied the score with 3:12 remaining on a goal from Welsh.

Sophomore goalkeeper Andrew Johnson (Wallingford, PA/Strath Haven) had 12
saves for Widener, while senior Mike Sartorius had 11 saves for the
Diplomats.

Widener travels to Villanova at 8 p.m. on Wednesday to take on Cabrini.