Salisbury vs. Goucher
March 2, 2005
The Game Story:
Salisbury, Md. – Two-time defending national champion Salisbury scored two goals in the first 23 seconds of Wednesday’s game and never looked back as the Sea Gull men’s lacrosse team ran it’s Capital Athletic Conference mark to 2-0 with 21-7 win over Goucher.

The Sea Gulls (3-0), who have now won 32 straight dating back to the 2003 season, out shot the Gophers 55-27 and landed 63 ground balls, compared to 26 for Goucher (2-0, 0-1).

Salisbury senior Justin Smith and junior Chris Phillips combined for nine goals in the contest. Phillips was successful on 5-of-8 shots, while Phillips landed 4-of-8. Junior Mac Chase added three goals, junior Dan Boyer made two, and seven other Sea Gulls got into the scoring column with one apiece.

Goucher sophomores Dan Flamholz and Brent Shea each recorded a pair of goals for the Gophers. Junior Binz Hansen, freshman Dave Duff and junior Mike Zirrolli each added one apiece.

Senior Bryan Bradford had 11 ground balls to pace the Sea Gulls. Seniors Jeff Bigas and Sean White each had five apiece. Senior Chris Webber, sophomore Brent Shea, freshman Dave Duff and sophomore Mike Gardner totaled four each to lead Goucher.

Salisbury went ahead 2-0 early as Phillips and Smith both scored within the first minute of play. After Shea cut the SU lead to 2-1, the Sea Gulls outscored the Gophers 9-1 over the last 27:19 of the half to hold a comfortable 11-2 advantage at intermission.

Goucher scored the first goal of the third period, but Salisbury scored the final eight of the quarter to put the game on ice, 19-3, after three.

Salisbury will continue its currently homestand on Friday, battling Catholic in a makeup game at 3:30 p.m. The Gulls will then host Ohio Wesleyan on Sunday at 1 p.m.