Salisbury vs. Widener
March 16, 2005
The Game Story:
Salisbury, Md. - Winless Widener University gave the top-ranked
Salisbury men's lacrosse team a tougher time of it than many expected
Wednesday afternoon, but the Sea Gulls kept the upper hand throughout
and took home a 16-10 win at Sea Gull Stadium.

The two-time defending national champion Sea Gulls (7-0) out shot the
Pioneers (0-3), 43-23, and won 19-of-30 face-offs to stretch their
current unbeaten streak to 36 games.

Junior Chris Phillips paced the Salisbury offensive effort, scoring
four goals while dishing out two assists. He now has 33 points on the
season. Junior Ryan Rohde added three goals and an assist, and junior
Dan Boyer and senior Justin Smith each chipped in two goals and two
assists. Boyer leads SU in scoring with 36 points. Senior Bryan Bradford
scored one goal and one assist, added nine ground balls and won 11-of-16
face-offs. Nine different players scored goals in the game for the Sea
Gulls.

Freshman Brian Stromko led Widener offensively with three goals and one
assist. Junior Alan Krawitz scored twice while dishing out one assist
and junior Dennis Mann added two goals of his own.

Salisbury senior Dan Korpon worked 45 minutes in goal and ran his
record to 7-0. He allowed six goals on 17 shots while recording six
saves.

Sophomore Andrew Johnson received the loss for the Pioneers. He worked
in goal for 60 minutes, giving up 16 goals on 43 shots, while picking up
15 saves.

Salisbury will hit the road for the next three games. The Sea Gulls
will take their 3-0 Capital Athletic Conference mark to St. Mary's
Saturday for a 1 p.m. matchup. They will then trek to Cocoa Beach,
Florida for a March 25th meeting with No. 2-ranked Nazareth.