Hartwick vs. Springfield
March 13, 2004
The Game Story:
ONEONTA, N.Y. - The 19th-ranked Springfield College men's lacrosse team scored seven goals in the first quarter en route to a 15-6 victory over No. 18 Hartwick College - snapping the Hawks' three-game winning streak.

The Pride (1-1), who opened the season with a 12-8 loss to fourth-ranked Washington College (Md.) last Saturday, took a 3-0 lead two minutes and 34 seconds into the first quarter on an unassisted goal from junior midfielder Derek Pedrick (Saratoga Springs HS/Saratoga Springs, N.Y).

Sophomore attackman Mike Debrossy (Westfield HS/Westfield, N.J.) converted a pass from freshman midfielder Josh Porcell (Bridgton Academy/Gansevoort, NY) to cut Springfield's lead to 5-2. The Pride responded with seven unanswered goals to take a 12-2 lead with 8:39 left in the third quarter.

Hartwick (3-1) scored four straight goals to pull within 12-6 in the fourth quarter, but Springfield put the game out of reach by scoring the final three goals of the contest.

Sophomore attackman Taylor Brown (Governor Dummer HS/ Portsmouth, RI) had a game-high seven points on three goals and four assists, and Pedrick tallied three goals for the Pride. Senior attackmen Craig Gibson (John Jay HS/South Salem, NY) and Paul Purdy (Brewster HS/Brewster, NY) each had two goals and one assist, and junior midfielder Kevin Warnock (Somers HS/Somers, CT) scored two goals.

Senior attackman Kevin Geraghty (Massapequa HS/Massapequa, NY) had one goal and one assist, and Porcell contributed two assists to lead the Hawks. Freshman midfielder Pat McCormack (West Genesee HS/Camillus, NY) scored his fifth goal of the season, and senior defenseman Chris Hayes (Horseheads HS/Horseheads, NY) finished with six ground balls.

Freshman goaltender Kyle Cloutier (South Hadley HS/South Hadley, Mass.), a high school All-American a year ago, made 13 saves in 60 minutes for Springfield.

Senior Mark Colite (Southington HS/Southington, CT) stopped seven shots in 54 minutes, and freshman Jason Fautas (Sachem HS/Holtsville, NY) had one save in six minutes for Hartwick.

The Hawks will play host to St. John Fisher at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Pride will host No. 2 Middlebury at 4 p.m. Wednesday, followed by a non-conference home game against third-ranked Cortland State at 1 p.m. Saturday.