Skidmore vs. Lasell
March 21, 2009
The Game Story:
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.-- The Skidmore College men's lacrosse team used a balanced attack with 11 players getting points in a 16-2 win over Lasell College, Saturday at Wachenheim Field. The Thoroughbreds are 4-1, while Lasell falls to 1-5.

Senior attackman Nick Coppola (Basking Ridge, N.J./Ridge) became the Thoroughbred all-time career assist leader with his assist on Rob Lutin's (Port Washington, N.Y./Schreiber) goal at 13:16 of the first quarter. Coppola has 100 assists, breaking the career mark of 95 set by Chris Bivona in 2003. He finished with a goal and five assists.

Skidmore put the game away early, outscoring the Lasers 8-1 in the first quarter and 12-1 in the first half. Coppola had a goal and four assists in the first half. Lutin had all three of his goals in the first half, while Matt Levesque (Duxbury, Mass./Duxbury) had two goals and an assist in the first half.

Matt Levesque finished with three goals and three assists. Also for Skidmore, Ben Cornell (Natick, Mass./Middlesex) scored three goals and had an assist and Cory Barkoff (Woodbury, N.Y./Syosset) had two assists, seven ground balls, and won 10 of 11 faceoffs.

Brandon Keith (Marston Mills, Mass./Barnstable) had both Lasell goals.

Skidmore outshot Lasell 56-13 and had a 47-27 ground ball advantage.

Thoroughbred goalies Flip Bongaerts, Vivek Huded, and Connor Dowling combined for five saves. Mike Kelliher had 20 saves for Lasell.

Skidmore is back in action on March 24 at 7 p.m. against Amherst.





Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
2009 Skidmore College Men's Lacrosse
LASELL College vs Skidmore College (Mar 21, 2009 at Saratoga Springs, NY)

LASELL College (1-5) vs. Skidmore College (4-1)
Date: Mar 21, 2009 Location: Saratoga Springs, NY Stadium: Wachenheim Field
Attendance:240 Start time:2 pm End time:3:50 Total time:1:50


SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot
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LASELL College...... 1 0 1 0 - 2
Skidmore College.... 8 4 2 2 - 16

LASELL College SCORING: GOALS: Brandon Keith 2.
ASSISTS: Mike Maggio 1.

Skidmore College SCORING: GOALS: Matt Levesque 3; Ben Cornell 3; Rob
Lutin 3; Paul Koeniger 2; Nick Coppola 1; John Bubier 1; Tom Levesque
1; Scott Grillo 1; Nolan Hartley 1.
ASSISTS: Nick Coppola 5; Matt Levesque 3; Cory Barkoff 2; John Bubier
1; Ben Cornell 1; Jeremy Goldman 1; Tom Levesque 1.

LASELL College GROUND BALLS: Matthew Gagne 6; Adam Foss 4; Matt
Haversat 3; Mike Kelliher 3; Chris Bulkley 2; Alex Engels 2; 23 1;
Patrick Bresnahan 1; Anthony Erz 1; Brandon Keith 1; Nick Sampson 1;
Andrew Thompson 1; Daniel Wilson 1.

Skidmore College GROUND BALLS: Cory Barkoff 7; Nick Coppola 4; Ryan
Paradis 4; Jacques Ward 4; Ernie Economides 3; Alex Giaimo 3; Scott
Grillo 3; Vivek Huded 3; John Bubier 2; David Leibovitz 2; Matt
Levesque 2; TEAM 2; Alex Baharestani 1; Ben Cornell 1; Connor Dowling
1; Tom Levesque 1; Scott Madison 1; Chris Tennekoon 1; Mike Torpe 1;
Ryan Whittemore 1.

LASELL College TURNOVERS CAUSED: Adam Foss 1; Matthew Gagne 1; Matt
Haversat 1; Andrew Thompson 1.
Skidmore College TURNOVERS CAUSED: Scott Madison 3; Jacques Ward 3;
Ben Cornell 2; David Leibovitz 2; Alex Giaimo 1; Scott Grillo 1; Tom
Howley 1; Matt Levesque 1; Tom Levesque 1; Brian Milazzo 1; Ryan
Paradis 1.

SHOTS - LASELL College 13; Skidmore College 56.
SHOTS ON GOAL - LASELL College 7; Skidmore College 36.

PENALTIES - LASELL College 6/5:00; Skidmore College 3/2:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - LASELL College 0-3; Skidmore College 2-6.

TURNOVERS - LASELL College 28; Skidmore College 17.

FACEOFFS - LASELL College 4-21; Skidmore College 17-21.

CLEARS - LASELL College 17-26; Skidmore College 24-27.

GOALIES - LAS: Mike Kelliher (60:00 minutes, 36 shots-20 saves, 16
GA); SKIDMORE: Flip Bongaerts 4-0 (29:42, 3-2, 1) , Connor Dowling
(15:00, 1-1, 0) , Vivek Huded (15:18, 3-2, 1).

Start time: 2 pm Finish time: 3:50 Length of game: 1:50
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