Hampden-sydney vs. Susquehanna
March 2, 2003
The Game Story:
HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA (March 2, 2003)-Fourteen different Tigers scored goals as eighth-ranked Hampden-Sydney toppled Susquehanna, 26-9, Sunday on a rain-soaked Rostan Field. With the win, the Tigers improve to 2-0 overall as the Crusaders fall to 0-1.

Junior attack Tom FitzGerald (Fairfax Station, VA/Lake Braddock) scored four goals and had one assist, while sophomore Brad Haller (Fallston, MD/John Carroll) had two goals and three assists to lead the Tigers with five points each. Senior attack Chris Lucas (Fairfax Station, VA/Paul VI) netted four first-half goals, while Chris Schaaf (Midlothian, VA/Collegiate) finished with three goals and one assist in the half.

Philip Dick (Salem, VA/Salem) also got in on the scoring act with three goals of his own, while Jay Rostan (Farmville, VA/Prince Edward), Will Dammeyer (Annapolis, MD/Severn School) and Wilson MacIlwaine (Charlottesville, VA/St. Anne?s-Belfield) each finished the game with three points. Freshmen John Reisner (Wicomico Church, VA/Woodberry Forest) and Eamon Thornton (Atlanta, GA/McCallie School), along with sophomore Mike Lynch (Toronto, Canada/Gloucester) each netted his first career goal for the Tigers, with Lynch scoring two on the day. Bois Farrar (Lexington, VA/St. Anne?s-Belfield) and Ryan Fassnacht (Fairfax, VA/Robinson) also scored one goal on the day.

Andy Nadler led the Crusaders with five goals and an assist on the afternoon. Meanwhile, goalkeeper Todd Marquess recorded 14 saves in 48 minutes in the net. Hampden-Sydney?s Jeremy Bull (Raleigh, NC/Ravenscroft) netted five saves and allowed just four goals in 30 minutes of first half action.

Overall, the Tigers out-shot Susquehanna, 43-23, and owned a 22-14 advantage on face-offs. Hampden-Sydney also picked up a 61-50 advantage on ground balls.

The Tigers will return to action on Saturday, March 8, as the team hits the road for St. Mary?s City, MD, for a matchup with St. Mary?s College at 1 pm.