Springfield vs. Hartwick
March 12, 2005
The Game Story:
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Sophomore attackman Brian Miller
(Acton-Boxborough/Acton, Mass.) tallied the game-winning goal with
nine seconds left in the fourth quarter to lift the Hartwick College
men's lacrosse team to a 9-8 victory over 10th-ranked Springfield
College on Saturday.

Miller converted a pass from senior attackman Noah
Hollander (Guilford/Guilford, Conn.) to give the Hawks (3-1) the
non-conference victory.

Springfield (0-2) held a 2-1 lead at the end of the first
quarter and took a 5-3 lead into halftime.

Hartwick scored five straight goals in the third quarter
and held an 8-5 lead heading into the fourth.

The Pride scored three unanswered goals in the fourth and
tied the game at 8-8 when senior attackman Shawn Cofrin (Pinkerton
Academy/Derry, N.H.) converted a pass from midfielder Craig Gibson
(John Jay/South Salem, N.Y.) with 1:41 left.

Miller finished with three goals and one assist,
Hollander contributed one goal and three assists, and junior
midfielder Mike Debrossy (Westfield/Westfield, N.J.) had two goals to
pace the Hawks. Senior midfielder Devin Poole (Geneva/Geneva, N.Y.),
senior attackman Brian Prescott (Duxbury/Duxbury, Mass.) and freshman
attackman Dan Hushion (Farmingdale/Farmingdale, N.Y.) each scored one
goal.

Springfield received two goals apiece from senior
midfielder Adam Cost (West Genesee/Camillus, N.Y.), senior attackman
Lars Keil (Andover/Andover, Mass.) and senior midfielder Mark
Maitland (Salem/Salem, Mass.). Cofrin and junior attackman Taylor
Brown (Governor Dummer/Portsmouth, R.I.) each had one goal.

Sophomore Jason Fautas (Sachem/Holtsville, N.Y.) improved
to 3-1 this season as the starting goaltender for Hartwick. He played
all 60 minutes and made 16 saves.

Sophomore goaltender Kyle Cloutier (S. Hadley/S. Hadley,
Mass.) registered eight saves in 60 minutes for the Pride, who
finished with a 48-28 advantage in shots.

Senior midfielder Adam Frys (Seton Catholic/Conklin,
N.Y.) won 10-of-19 face-offs and picked up a team-high six ground
balls for the Hawks.

Hartwick will travel to meet St. John Fisher for an
Empire 8 Conference game at 1 p.m. Saturday.