Gettysburg vs. Washington College
April 9, 2005
The Game Story:
GETTYSBURG, PA -- Ninth-ranked host Gettysburg College took a 10-1 lead en
route to a 15-6 victory over eighth-ranked visitor Washington College in a
Centennial Conference men's lacrosse game this afternoon. The Bullets
improved to 6-3 overall and 3-0 in conference play with the win, while the
Shoremen fell to 5-3 and 3-1.

Washington got on the board first when senior attackman Jon Spivey
(Timonium, MD/Dulaney) fired in an unassisted goal just 1:26 into the game,
but Gettysburg responded with three goals in a span of 2:26, capped off by a
Jon Sowanick goal with 9:12 left in the first quarter. The Bullets then
fired in four goals in the final 2:32 of the quarter to go up, 7-1, after
the first period.

The Bullets added two more goals in the first four minutes of the second
quarter and grabbed their 10-1 lead on a goal by Chris Renzi with 2:16
remaining in the half. Spivey ended the Bullet run with an extra-man goal
off an assist from sophomore attackman Kevin Nolan (Clark, NJ/A.L. Johnson)
with 1:34 left before the intermission, but Gettysburg would increase its
lead to as many as 11 goals during the second half as the Bullets came away
with the victory.

Sowanick finished with four goals and one assist, while Brian Pryor fired in
four goals of his own. Chase Stewart tallied five points on the day, scoring
two goals and assisting on three others. Evan Gallant added one goal and two
assists for the Bullets, while Renzi, Kevin Freehill, Jared Harriman, and
Ted Leonard each scored one goal. Pat Vaughan played the first 58:24 of the
game in goal for Gettysburg and made 11 saves while allowing five goals.

Nolan finished with two goals and one assist to lead the Shoremen in the
loss, while Spivey added two goals. Junior defenseman Tim Kerr (Pasadena,
MD/Mount St. Joseph) and sophomore attackman Tyler Larkin (Severna Park,
MD/Severn) each added one goal for Washington. Larkin's was the first of his
collegiate career.

Gettysburg held a 42-24 advantage in shots in the game, including a 29-10
edge in the first half. The Bullets also held a 37-20 advantage in ground
balls. Each team won 12 face-offs in the game.

The Shoremen return to action one week from today with a 1:00 p.m.
Centennial Conference game at Franklin & Marshall.