Saint Mary's (md) vs. Tufts
March 25, 2006
The Game Story:
St. Mary's City, MD -- The #14 St. Mary's (Md.) men's lacrosse team
fell to #16 Tufts University, 8-3, in non-conference action on
Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Jumbos improve to 4-1 overall
on the season while the Seahawks fall to 5-3 with the loss.

Tufts scored the only goals in the first quarter of play on an
unassisted goal from junior attacker Mark Warner. Both teams then
tallied three goals apiece in the second quarter to give Tufts the
4-3 halftime lead. The Jumbos would then add two goals in each of the
third and fourth quarters for the 8-3 final.

Senior midfielder Michael Hughes led the Jumbos with three goals on
the afternoon. Warner added one goal and one assist as did senior
midfielder Mike O'Brien. O'Brien's goal was an extra man goal and
proved to be the eventual game-winner.

The Jumbos finished the afternoon 2-for-4 on the extra man advantage
while the Seahawks were 0-for-8 on the afternoon with the extra man.

Senior attacker Dave Mueller (Baltimore, MD/North County) recorded
two assists on the afternoon for the Seahawks. Sophomore midfielder
Cyrus Albertson (Chevy Chase, MD/St. John's College), sophomore
attacker Pat Oliphant (Chatham, NJ/Chatham), and senior midfielder
Matt Dryer (Pasadena, MD/Mt. St. Joe) all scored a goal in the
contest for St. Mary's. Senior attacker Pat Donovan (Arnold,
MD/Spaulding) also picked up an assist for the Seahawks.

Freshman goalkeeper Matt Harrigan earned the win for the Jumbos.
Harrigan recorded 13 saves in the contest and allowed just three
goals against 28 total shots. Junior Rich Barr (Salisbury,
MD/Worcester Prep) took the loss for St. Mary's. Barr recorded 18
saves with eight goals against on 39 total shots.

The Seahawks will return to action on Wednesday, March 29, when they
host Mary Washington in a Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) contest.
The game is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m.