Nazareth vs. Alfred
April 17, 2002
The Game Story:
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Senior midfielder Jarod Koopman (Waterloo HS/Waterloo, NY) scored four goals and added two assists and attackmen Chad Kuczek (Auburn HS/Auburn, NY) and Justin Wahl (Penn Yan Academy/Penn Yan, NY) each scored three times Wednesday as Nazareth won for the fourth straight time in men's lacrosse, defeating visiting Alfred, 16-5.

The Golden Flyers, ranked sixth nationally in Division III, improved to 7-3 overall and 3-0 in the Empire 8 Conference. Alfred is 6-5 and 2-3.

After Alfred scored the game's first goal, Nazareth scored the next seven to take a commanding advantage. Koopman and Kuczek each scored twice in that stretch, while Wahl, Brian Roden (Bethpage HS/Bethpage, NY), and P.J. Rosecrans (Niskayuna HS/Schenectady, NY) also scored.

Nazareth scored six more times in the third quarter with Koopman scoring twice more and Kuczek delivering one goal and one assist.

Bryan Bacon (Homer HS/Homer, NY) scored two goals for Alfred, while Dylan Macro (West Genesee HS/Camillus, NY) and Rob Strickland (Sweet Home HS/Amherst, NY) each had one goal and one assist.

Nazareth hosts RIT Saturday at 1:30 p.m. in the Golden Flyers' final regular-season home game.