Tufts vs. Trinity (ct)
April 2, 2005
The Game Story:
MEDFORD ~V Continuing its sturdy defensive play and getting everyone
involved on offense, the Tufts men~Rs lacrosse team took a 9-2 victory over
Trinity College in a NESCAC game at Bello Field on Saturday afternoon.

The Jumbos, who allowed just two goals for the second straight conference
game, improved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in NESCAC. It was their second
straight conference victory by a 9-2 score, including Wednesday~Rs game
against Amherst. Trinity remained winless in the league at 0-4 and dropped
to 2-4 overall.

Twelve players scored points for Tufts, including two goals apiece by
juniors Billy Granger (East Setauket, NY), Michael Hughes (Brandford, CT)
and Dane Carillo (Windsor, CT). Senior goalie Andy Starr (Weston, MA)
wasn~Rt tested too much and finished with six saves.

Tufts built a 6-0 lead five minutes into the second quarter on Hughes~R
first goal of the game. Granger and Carillo both already had their two by
that point. Trinity netted their first of the game at 3:51 of second
quarter, with junior Roddy Tilt (Katonah, NY) scoring off a pass from
classmate Peter McIntire (Dover, MA) to make it 6-1.0

Junior Casey D~RAnnolfo (West Hartford, CT) scored Tufts~R second man-up
goal of the game while falling flat on his face at 2:17 of the third. He was
set up by junior defenseman David Harty (Sudbury, MA) after a beautiful
take-away at midfield. In the fourth quarter, Trinity sophomore Chris Walsh
(Newton, MA) scored at 6:40 and Hughes tallied his second at 4:56 for the
9-2 final.

Trinity~Rs Jake Isbrandsten (Greenwich, CT) played a good game in goal,
finishing with 16 saves. Ranked fourth nationally, Tufts has allowed just 20
goals in its five games this season.