Hartwick vs. Scranton
March 9, 2004
The Game Story:
ONEONTA, NY - The 18th-ranked Hartwick College men's lacrosse team scored 21 unanswered goals and held University of Scranton scoreless until the 6:38 mark of the fourth quarter in a 23-3 victory on Tuesday.

The Hawks (3-0) held a 2-0 lead after the first quarter and took a 10-0 lead into halftime. Hartwick scored 10 goals in the third quarter and added three more in the fourth.

Senior attackman Kevin Geraghty (Massapequa HS/Massapequa, N.Y.) had two goals and five assists, and sophomore attackman Mike Debrossy (Westfield HS/Westfield, N.J.) had three goals and two assists for the Hawks. Junior attackman Brian Prescott (Duxbury HS/Duxbury, Mass.) and junior midfielder Travis White (Baldwin HS/Baldwin, N.Y.) had three goals apiece.

Senior midfielder Greg Cohan (Farmingdale HS/Farmingdale, N.Y.) and junior midfielder Noah Hollander (Guilford HS/Guilford, Conn.) each had two goals and one assist, and junior midfielder Mike Rose (Cheshire HS/Cheshire, Conn.) scored two goals for Hartwick.

Senior goaltender Mark Colite (Southington HS/Southington, Conn.) played 46 minutes and made 13 saves for the Hawks. Colite, who has allowed only 13 goals in 143 minutes this season, was helped by outstanding defensive play from junior Kyle DeVoe (Chaminade HS/East Rockaway, N.Y.), and seniors Kris Eifler (White Plains HS/White Plains, N.Y.) and Chris Hayes (Horseheads HS/Horseheads, N.Y.).

Scranton (0-2) received its first goal from freshman attackman Sean O'Connor (Penncrest HS/Media, Pa.) at the 6:48 mark of the fourth quarter. Senior attackman Dennis Mahon (St. Joseph's Prep/Medford, N.J.) scored with 49 seconds remaining, and sophomore attackman Todd Cuccia (Iona Prep/Larchmont, N.Y.) finished the scoring with five seconds left in regulation.

Hartwick had a 48-34 advantage in shots and a 49-32 edge in ground balls. The Hawks won 21 of 28 face-offs and held the Royals' man-up unit to a 1-for-10 showing.

Hartwick will play host to 19th-ranked Springfield College at 1 p.m. Saturday.