Stevens Tech vs. Swarthmore
March 1, 2003
|Mike Baumbach||(5, 0)|
|Matt Kuppe||(4, 1)|
|Brian Lalli||(0, 3)|
|Rich Benson||(1, 2)|
|Chris Sinicola||(0, 1)|
|Erik Reckdenwald||(1, 0)|
|Matt Cannon||12 (0.750)|
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|Joseph Desimone||(1, 1)|
|Jeff Donlea||(1, 0)|
|Than Court||(1, 0)|
|Tim Chryssikos||(1, 0)|
|John Murphy||(0, 1)|
|Ryan Croken||16 (0.593)|
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|The Game Story:|
|HOBOKEN, N.J. -
Senior attack Mike Baumbach (Long Valley, N.J./West Morris
Central) scored five goals, including four straight in
the second half to lead Stevens Institute of Technology
to an 11-4 win over Swarthmore College on Saturday in a
non-conference men?s lacrosse game at DeBaun Field. The
game was the season-opener for the Ducks.
Stevens snapped a tie game midway through the third
quarter and scored the final seven goals of the game.
Swarthmore drops to 1-1.
Swarthmore junior Joe DeSimone scored with 9:22 left in the third quarter to tie the game at 4-4. Baumbach then scored three straight goals in a span of three minutes in the third quarter to help Stevens take control. Junior attack Brian Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) assisted on the first two goals. Baumbach added his fourth straight goal with 7:00 left in the fourth quarter to extend the lead to four. Junior midfielder Erik Reckdenwald (Glen Aubrey, N.Y./Whitney Point) added a man-down goal before junior attack Matt Kuppe (Pennington, N.J./Hopewell Valley) closed out the scoring with a pair of goals in the final four minutes.
Kuppe, who finished with four goals and one assist, also scored consecutive goals in the first quarter to help Stevens erase a 2-1 deficit.
Haverford held early leads of 1-0 and 2-1 on goals by sophomore attack Jeff Donlea and sophomore midfielder Tim Chryssikos.
Stevens held a 38-31 advantage in shots. Junior goalkeeper Matt Cannon (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan) stopped 12 shots for the Ducks. Sophomore Ryan Croken made 16 saves for the Garnet Tide.
Stevens is next in action on Wednesday, March 5, with a 3:30 p.m. Knickerbocker Conference game at CCNY.