Washington College vs. Ohio Wesleyan
March 9, 2005
The Game Story:
CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Brian Small scored the game-winning goal 54 seconds into
overtime as visiting Ohio Wesleyan upended sixth-ranked host Washington
College, 6-5, in men's lacrosse action at Kibler Field. The Battling Bishops
improved to 1-2 with the win, while the Shoremen slipped to 1-2 with the
loss.

The Bishops got on the board first when John Schlegel scored off an assist
from Brian McCommons with 10:06 left in the opening quarter. Washington
sophomore attackman Andrew Ostrusky (Severna Park, MD/Severna Park/Bridgton,
ME) evened the score with an extra-man goal with 8:22 to go in the period,
but Chris Eccles found Nick Gallagher for an OWU extra-man goal with 3:30
left to give the Bishops a 2-1 lead after one quarter.

Kevin Lakani pushed the lead to 3-1 with a goal 54 seconds in the second
quarter. Spivey fired in a pair of goals with 13:50 and 13:25 remaining in
the second, respectively, to knot the score at 3-3. Spivey's goal with 13:50
left was assisted by freshman attackman Chris Read (Baltimore, MD/Boys
Latin). Schlegel gave the Bishops a 4-3 halftime lead with a goal with 2:26
to go in the quarter.

Spivey tied the score again with a goal with 8:53 left in the third quarter
and gave the Shoremen their only lead of the game with a goal off an assist
from freshman attackman Kevin Bush (Littleton, CO/Arapahoe) with 6:41 left
in the period to make the score 5-4 in favor of Washington. Brian McCommons
evened the score for Ohio Wesleyan with a goal off an assist by Chris Riehl
with 4:20 left in the third.

Neither team would score again until Schlegel found Small for the
game-winner with 3:06 left in overtime.

Schelgel's two goals and one assist paced the Bishop offense, while Brian
McCommons finished with one goal and one assist. Paul McCommons made 18
saves in goal for Ohio Wesleyan. Douglas Freeman scooped up 10 ground balls
for the Bishops, while Seth McNally won 11-of-15 face-offs.

Spivey accounted for Washington's final four goals of the contest. Junior
goalie Kevin Thibadeau (Cheshire, CT/Avon Old Farms) made nine saves and
recorded seven ground balls for the Shoremen.

The Shoremen return to action Saturday with a 1:30 p.m. home game against
ninth-ranked Hampden-Sydney.