Shenandoah vs. Cobleskill
March 17, 2010
|Pj Cooper||(3, 2)|
|Matt Hendrickson||(2, 1)|
|Kevin Totaro||(2, 1)|
|Joe Avveduti||(1, 0)|
|James Quinly||(0, 1)|
|Bryan Pope||(1, 0)|
|Courtney Ledden||(1, 0)|
|Andrew Fleischmann||7 (0.438)|
|go to Shenandoah page|
|Shane Francis||(5, 0)|
|Pete Gonzalez||(0, 2)|
|Brian Murphy||(1, 1)|
|Kevin Eipp||(2, 0)|
|Steve Hughes||(1, 0)|
|Chris Makowicki||(0, 1)|
|Tom Knezick||9 (0.474)|
|go to Cobleskill page|
|The Game Story:|
|WINCHESTER, Va. - Shenandoah University earned its first men's lacrosse victory of the 2010 season Wednesday afternoon with a 10-9 non-league win over SUNY-Cobleskill.|
Shenandoah (1-5) trailed 8-7 after Shane Morris scored for the Fighting Tigers (1-2) with just under six minutes to play, but did not fold its tents.
Junior P.J. Cooper tied it for the hosts with his unassisted goal 22 seconds after Morris scored, and then fed senior Joe Avveduti 80 seconds later with the go-ahead goal.
With 2:24 remaining, Cooper capped his strong finish by scoring another unassisted goal and secured the Hornets first victory in the process.
Cobleskill cut the deficit in half on a Brian Murphy goal at 2:07, but could not get the equalizer.
Cooper's heroics capped a game in which the two teams traded the lead four times and were tied on seven others. The largest lead in the game was two goals and the two teams found themselves within a goal of each other for all but 4:16 of the 60-minute contest.
Cooper led the victors with three goals and two assists for five points while freshman Matt Hendrickson and senior Kevin Totaro both had two goals and one assist.
Keeper Andrew Fleischmann made seven saves in posting his first career victory.
SU held a 27-24 advantage in shots, 41-33 in groundballs and won 11 of 20 faceoffs.