Salisbury vs. Catholic
April 17, 2007
|Riley Clark||1 (0.333)|
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|Tim Rettaliata||(1, 1)|
|Mike Groh||(1, 0)|
|Greg Kavazanjian||13 (0.371)|
|Bobby Blabolil||1 (0.250)|
|Chris Lane||1 (0.333)|
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|The Game Story:|
|SALISBURY, Md. - The top-ranked Salisbury University men's lacrosse team won its Capital Athletic|
Conference quarterfinal game against Catholic University 27-2 Tuesday at Sea Gull Stadium. The No. 1
seed Sea Gulls made quick work of the eighth-seeded Cardinals, who played their final CAC men~Rs
lacrosse game ever. Catholic will play next year in the newly formed Landmark Conference.
Salisbury (16-0) was led by junior Matt Hickman who scored a game-high five goals while senior Eric
Bishop (four goals and two assists) and sophomore Kylor Berkman (three goals and three assists) posted
six-point games, respectively. SU had 12 different goal scorers and seven student-athletes who scored
two or more goals. The Sea Gulls assisted 17 of their 27 goals as junior Brett Yoder dished out a
game-high four assists.
The Sea Gulls outshot the Cardinals 56-9 as Catholic didn't post its first shot until midway through
the second quarter. SU won 25-of-33 faceoffs, scooped up 71 ground balls, caused 23 of Catholic's 42
turnovers and was 35-of-37 on clears. SU has now won 55 straight at Sea Gull Stadium.
SU senior goalie Max Zarchin (16-0) started the game but gave way to sophomore Riley Clark (one save)
with less then five minutes to go in the first quarter.
Salisbury scored the game's first 14 goals before the Cardinals struck at the 8:11 mark in the second
quarter on a Mike Groh goal. CUA posted another goal before the Gulls netted one more before the half
where they led 15-2. SU outscored CUA 12-0 in the second half.
The highlight goal of the game was Berkman's unassisted goal at the 11:23 mark in the second quarter.
The midfielder was on the left hand side of Catholic's goal and backed his defender down near the
crease before whipping his stick behind his back and depositing the ball into the back of the net.
The Sea Gulls will host No. 5 seed Goucher College at 4 p.m., Friday, April 20 at Sea Gull Stadium. The
Gophers upset No. 4 seed York (Pa.) College 7-6 on the road Tuesday. SU defeated Goucher 19-4 earlier
this season at home.