Saint Mary's (md) vs. Catholic
April 13, 2006
The Game Story:
St. Mary's City, MD -- Senior attacker Pat Donovan (Arnold,
MD/Spaulding) scored five goals in leading the #16 St. Mary's (Md.)
men's lacrosse team to a 15-4 Capital Athletic Conference (CAC)
victory over Catholic University on Thursday afternoon. The contest
was delayed for 40 minutes due to lightning.

The Seahawks jumped out to a 6-0 lead after the first quarter of
action and never looked back. Donovan, senior midfielder Matt Dryer
(Pasadena, MD/Mt. St. Joe), and sophomore attacker Pat Oliphant
(Chatham, NJ/Chatham) all scored two goals each in the quarter for
the Seahawks.

On a carry over of a penalty from the first quarter, Catholic broke
the run with an extra man goal to open the second quarter to reduce
the deficit to 6-1. St. Mary's responded with the next three goals,
with two coming from Donovan, to open up a 9-1 halftime lead.

Catholic again opened a quarter with a goal to pull within 9-2, but
the Seahawks responded with two in a row for an 11-2 lead before the
two teams traded goals to end the third and leave the Seahawks with
a 12-3 lead heading into the final 15 minutes of action.

St. Mary's pushed the lead to 15-3 with the first three goals of the
fourth period before Catholic closed out the scoring with their
second extra man goal of the contest with 3:41 remaining.

Donovan led the Seahawks with his five goals while Dryer added four
scores. Oliphant had three goals and two assists with sophomore
midfielder Cyrus Albertson (Chevy Chase, MD/St. John's College)
contributing with two goals and one assist. Senior attacker Dave
Mueller (Baltimore, MD/North County) led all players with four
assists on the afternoon.

Senior midfielder David Morin led the Catholic offense with three
goals while senior attacker Conor Kelly added one goal and one
assist. Senior attacker Terence Kempf also contributed with two
assists.

Junior goalkeeper Rich Barr (Salisbury, MD/Worcester Prep) recorded
his tenth win of the season in net for the Seahawks. Barr played the
first three quarters and allowed three goals with seven saves.
Junior Matt Wiest (Portland, OR/Oregon Episcopal) played the fourth
quarter in goal and allowed one goal and made two saves.

Sophomore Greg Kavazanjian played the first 50:58 in goal for
Catholic and took the loss. Kavazanjian allowed 13 goals and made 16
saves. Senior Kyle Blodgett played the final 9:02 for the Cardinals
and allowed two goals with four saves.

The Seahawks will return to action on Tuesday, April 18, when they
host a first round contest in the upcoming CAC tournament. The
opponent and game time are still to be determined.