Washington College vs. Virginia Wesleyan
March 1, 2008
The Game Story:
CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Senior attackman Chris Read (Baltimore, MD/Boys Latin)
scored five goals and assisted on another as 12th-ranked host Washington
College defeated visiting Virginia Wesleyan, 15-9, in a non-conference
men's lacrosse game this afternoon on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr.
Stadium. The Shoremen improved to 3-0 with the win, while the Marlins fell
to 1-2 with the loss.

The Shoremen jumped out in front early, building a 4-0 lead after one
quarter. The Marlins twice cut the lead to two goals during the second
quarter, but Washington held a 7-4 lead at halftime. The Shoremen then put
the game away in the third quarter, outscoring Virginia Wesleyan, 6-2, in
the period, to stretch the lead to 13-6.

Read was one of five Shoremen to score multiple goals in the game. Senior
midfielder Nick Gregory (Riva, MD/South River) fired in three goals, while
junior midfielder Matt Moreton (Darnestown, MD/Northwest), senior
attackman Kolyn Kirby (Chestertown, MD/Kent County), and junior midfielder
Casey O'Connor (Crownsville, MD/Archbishop Spalding) each added two goals.
Moreton also had a pair of assists, as did junior attackman Jimmy Kielek
(Baltimore, MD/Archbishop Curley).

Maicin Dunk led the Marlins with two goals and one assist, while Jordan
Kenney, Brett Morris, and Drew Langis each scored two goals. Tom
Skartsiaris kept the Marlins in the game by making 23 saves in goal and
allowing 14 scores. The Shoremen scored one of their goals while
Skartsiaris was on the sideline after being shaken up by a hit.

The Shoremen dominated face-offs, winning 19 of the game's 27. Junior
midfielder Thayer Damm (Huntingdon Valley, PA/LaSalle) was 16-of-23 on
face-offs for the Shoremen and scooped up a game-high eight ground balls.
The Shoremen enjoyed a 53-29 advantage in shots and a 51-25 advantage in
ground balls.

The Shoremen return to action one week from today with a 1:00 p.m. game at
15th-ranked Washington and Lee.