Swarthmore vs. Dickinson
April 6, 2002
The Game Story:
Devils Win Third Straight, Topple Tide 12-5

April 6, 2002

(Swarthmore, Pa)-- Celebrating its 50th season of varsity lacrosse, the Red Devils are making it one to remember as they toppled the Garnet Tide of Swarthmore 12-5 on Saturday. It was the first victory at Swarthmore since 1996 and the first time since 1997 that Dickinson has taken consecutive games from the Tide.

The Red Devils improve to 5-5 overall, and more importantly move to 2-1 in the ever-competitive Centennial Conference. Reading more of the timeline, it is the first season since 1984 that the Devils have won three straight, and the first time since 1994 that they have posted a pair of wins in the CC.

Dickinson jumped out to an early 4-0 lead to end the first quarter before Swarthmore answered with a 3-0 run in the second to cut the lead to one at 4-3.

The Devils took a 6-4 lead into halftime and then took control with a 4-1 third quarter run of their own. They added two more in the fourth as five different players scored for Dickinson after the break.

Junior Jeremy Angell (Milton, Ma/Fryeburg Academy) netted the first and last goals of the afternoon, tallying a game-high four on the day. Greg Welch (Media, Pa/Penncrest) struck twice and had an assist while senior Matt McFarland (Annapolis, Md/Severn) scored a pair as well.

Jordan Seiken (Villanva, Pa/Penn Charter), Trip Deeley (Lutherville, Md/St. Paul's) and Jack Miner (Wexford, Pa/N. Allegheny) each added goals while Dan Murray (Denver, CO/Regis Jesuit) chipped in with a goal and assist.

Sean McGowan (Glens Falls, NY/Kimball Union Academy) made seven saves for Dickinson. Ryan Croken made 15 for Swarthmore as they drop to 5-6 overall and 0-3 in the Centennial.

Dickinson heads to Lancaster on Wednesday for a showdown against the Diplomats of Franklin & Marshall with the opening face-off set for 4:00 pm.