Skidmore vs. Hartwick
March 6, 2010
The Game Story:

Saratoga Springs, N.Y.-- The Skidmore College menís lacrosse team led from start to finish on the way to a 12-7 non-league win over Hartwick College, Saturday at Wachenheim Field. The Thoroughbreds improve to 2-0, while the Hawks fall to 1-1.

Skidmore took control from the start, scoring the gameís first three goals and five of the first six on the way to a 5-1 lead in the first half.Tom Howley (Colonia, N.J./Northfield Mount Hermon) and J.P. Sullivan (Floral Park, N.Y./Charminade) scored goals 12 seconds apart in the final 47 seconds of the first quarter to key the run.

Howley and Cory Barkoff (Woodbury, N.Y./Syosset) led the balanced Thoroughbred attack with three goals and two assists each. Skidmore had 10 different players pick-up points on the 12 goals. Barkoff also had four ground balls, a caused turnover, and won six of 11 faceoffs.

Harry Hughes led Hartwick with three goals, while Dave Aitchison added two goals and an assist. Defenseman Alex Skvarch had a game-high nine groundballs and five caused turnovers.

Skidmore outshot the Hawks 49-28 and held a 33-25 edge in ground balls.

Flip Bongaerts(New Canaan, CT/New Canaan) had 12 saves in net for the Thoroughbreds, while Ryan Twardowski stopped 13 shots for Hartwick.

Skidmore will host Western Connecticut on March 13 at 1 p.m.



Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
2010 Skidmore College Men's Lacrosse
Hartwick vs Skidmore College (Mar 06, 2010 at Saratoga Springs, NY)

Hartwick (1-1) vs. Skidmore College (2-0)
Date: Mar 06, 2010 Location: Saratoga Springs, NY Stadium: Wachenheim Field
Attendance:145 Start time:1 pm End time:3:00 PM Total time:2:00


SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot
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Hartwick............ 0 2 2 3 - 7
Skidmore College.... 3 2 4 3 - 12

Hartwick SCORING: GOALS: Harry Hughes 3; Dave Aitchison 2; Brandon
Wilk 1; Joe Shields 1.
ASSISTS: Dave Aitchison 1.

Skidmore College SCORING: GOALS: Tom Howley 3; Cory Barkoff 3; Jon
Bubier 1; Ben Cornell 1; Rob Lutin 1; J.P. Sullivan 1; Mike Holden 1;
Alex Giaimo 1.
ASSISTS: Cory Barkoff 2; Tom Howley 2; Jon Bubier 1; Ryan Paradis 1;
Jacques Ward 1.

Hartwick GROUND BALLS: Alex Skvarch 9; Ryan Twardowski 6; Steve Kuron
3; Eddie Abraham 2; Dave Aitchison 2; Kevin Miller 2; Matt Landry 1.

Skidmore College GROUND BALLS: Cory Barkoff 4; Flip Bongaerts 4; Ryan
Paradis 4; Scott Grillo 3; Tyler Masters 3; Dan DeMartini 2; Alex
Giaimo 2; Mike Holden 2; Michael Jennings 2; Brian Milazzo 2; Ben
Cornell 1; Jeremy Herrmann 1; Tom Howley 1; Rob Lutin 1; J.P. Sullivan
1.

Hartwick TURNOVERS CAUSED: Alex Skvarch 5; Kevin Miller 2; Harry
Hughes 1; Steve Kuron 1; Eric Willadsen 1.
Skidmore College TURNOVERS CAUSED: Tyler Masters 3; Ben Cornell 2;
Scott Grillo 2; Michael Jennings 2; Scott Madison 2; Cory Barkoff 1;
Jeremy Herrmann 1; Brian Milazzo 1; Ryan Paradis 1; Jacques Ward 1.

SHOTS - Hartwick 28; Skidmore College 49.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Hartwick 19; Skidmore College 25.

Penalties - Hartwick 6/4:00; Skidmore College 6/5:30.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - Hartwick 1-6; Skidmore College 2-6.

TURNOVERS - Hartwick 24; Skidmore College 19.

FACEOFFS - Hartwick 11-22; Skidmore College 11-22.

CLEARS - Hartwick 22-27; Skidmore College 20-24.

GOALIES - HC: Ryan Twardowski 1-1 (60:00 minutes, 25 shots-13 saves,
12 GA); SKIDMORE: Flip Bongaerts 2-0 (60:00, 19-12, 7).