Messiah vs. Franklin And Marshall
March 8, 2008
|John Murdock||(3, 1)|
|Nick Ricucci||(3, 0)|
|Jeff Ziegler||(1, 2)|
|Tim Sandusky||(1, 1)|
|Bryce Geiman||(2, 0)|
|Brent Stewart||(1, 1)|
|Ian Lee||(1, 1)|
|Phil Wendt||(0, 1)|
|Ted Oberg||18 (0.692)|
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|Sean Oliver||(2, 3)|
|Mark Hild||(2, 1)|
|Shane Brennan||(2, 0)|
|Ron Bogdasarian||(1, 0)|
|Peter Moon||(0, 1)|
|Jeff Ritter||(1, 0)|
|Chris Marcozzi||7 (0.389)|
|Danny Coffman||3 (0.750)|
|Franklin And Marshall||3-1|
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|The Game Story:|
|BALTIMORE, Md. - Ted Oberg made 18 saves, while John Murdock and Nick Ricucci had three goals apiece to lead Messiah over Franklin & Marshall 12-8 in non-conference men's lacrosse action at Boy's Latin School in Baltimore.|
The Falcons (1-3) scored five unanswered goals, including four to start the third quarter to take a 10-3 lead and never look back for their first win of the season.
Sean Oliver scored twice and dished out three assists for the Diplomats (3-1). Mark Hild and Shane Brennan each recorded two goals.
Messiah took a 1-0 lead, scoring the lone goal of the first quarter and added another at the start of the second quarter thanks to Ricucci tally from Jeff Ziegler.
F&M got on the board at the 10:23 mark on a Jeff Ritter goal off a feed from Oliver. The Falcons struck back, but a Hild, Oliver combination made it 3-2 with 9:30 left before halftime.
From there, Messiah tallied the next seven out of eight goals with three in the first half and four straight in the third quarter to take a commanding 10-3 lead.
The Diplomats rallied and netted four consecutive goals in 5:59, including two on man-up opportunities to end the third quarter and make it 10-7. Hild and Oliver had a goal and an assist during the run, while Brennan and Ron Bogdasarian each scored.
The Falcons kept the lead and added two more goals in the fourth for a 12-8 final.
Chris Marcozzi made seven saves in the loss and Jay Ridinger collected a team-high five ground balls.
F&M returns to action on Saturday against Washington & Lee at St. Paul's School in Baltimore . Game time is 1 p.m.