Univ Of New England vs. Wheaton
March 6, 2010
The Game Story:
BIDDEFORD, Maine -- Sophomore Billy McNamara (Mansfield, Mass.) scored five goals and dished out two assists to lead the Wheaton College men's lacrosse team to a 12-10 victory over the University of New England in a non-conference game Saturday afternoon at Barbara J. Hazard Field.

Leading 7-6 at the half, the Lyons outscored UNE 4-0 in the third period to take a 11-6 advantage. McNamara keyed the surge, notching three straight goals midway through the period.

The Nor'easters stormed back early in the final frame, closing within two (11-9) with three straight tallies in the opening 4:41.

Junior Duncan Smith (Centerport, N.Y.) stemmed the tide for Wheaton when he converted a pass from classmate Ben Cederberg (Duxbury, Mass.) at the 5:37 mark to give the Lyons a 12-9 lead.

The Nor'easters would score a man-up goal with just over three minutes remaining for the final score of 12-10.

Cederberg finished with two goals and three assists for the winners. Senior Warren Garceau (Guilford, Conn.) was strong on the draw, winning 15 of 24 face-offs.

Juniors Steve Smith (Walpole, Mass.) and Luke DiFiore (Gloucester, Mass.), sophomore Joe McCarthy (Billerica, Mass.) and first-year Tyler Thomas (Pleasantville, N.Y.) had two goals apiece for the Nor'easters. Sophomore Dylan Thomas (Pleasantville, N.Y.) was credited with four assists. Senior Mike Sagaert (Colorado Springs, Colo.) scooped up a game-high eight ground balls.

Senior goalie Schuyler Horn (New Hartford, Conn.) made seven saves for the win. His counterpart, UNE sophomore Nate Porter (Cohasset, Mass.), stopped 13 shots.