Maine Maritime vs. Southern Maine
April 11, 2006
The Game Story:
CASTINE, Maine -- Freshman attack man Lee Gauthier (Berwick, Maine/Noble)
scored four goals and had two assists to help the University of Southern Maine Huskies
post their first win of the season by defeating the Maine Maritime Academy Mariners 13-8
in a non-conference men's college lacrosse game Tuesday afternoon in Castine, Maine.
The Huskies had dropped their first five games before beating the Mariners.
Maine Maritime had its two-game win streak stopped and slipped to 4-2 on the season.
Junior Mark Bubier (Greene, Maine/St. Dominic) got the Huskies off to a good start
with the first two goals of the game 24 seconds apart early in the first quarter.
Sophomore Garrett Lake (Farmington, Maine) put the Mariners on the board with 3:46 to
play in the quarter. The Huskies responded with goals by freshman Garett Shaw
(Brunswick, Maine) and junior Jeff Donovan (Walpole, Mass.) to lead 4-1 at the end of the
Sophomore Luke McPartlin (Belgrade, Maine) and Lake scored in the first five minutes
of the second quarter to pull the Mariners within one. Gauthier and Alan Alexander
(Cumberland, Maine) traded goals to make the score 5-4. Three straight goals, including
two by Gauthier, in the final 3:23 gave the Huskies an 8-4 edge at halftime.
The Huskies increased their lead in the second half, outscoring the Mariners, 4-2, in
the third quarter to push the margin to 12-6. Senior Zach Fermanis (Gorham, Maine/NYA)
had two goals for the Huskies in the period.
McPartlin and Lake scored 51 seconds apart to pull the Mariners within four with
10:54 to play. The Huskies defense, led by senior goalie Jeff Lamoureux (Walpole,
Mass.), shut down the Mariners the rest of the way. Donovan scored his second goal of
the game with 3:20 to go to account for the 13-8 final.
Lamoureux finished the game with 16 saves. Maine Maritime senior goalie Roscoe
Bishop (West Bath, Maine) was credited with two saves.
The Huskies get back into action Thursday (3:00 p.m.) when they host the University of
Massachusetts Boston in a Little East Conference game at Hodgdon Field. Next up for the
Mariners is a home North Atlantic Conference game on Friday (3:00 p.m.) against Johnson
State College.