Washington And Lee vs. Pfeiffer
February 27, 2002
The Game Story:
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sophomore attackman Matt Fink (Wilmington, Del./Tatnall) scored three goals and assisted on another to help lead fifth-ranked Washington and Lee past Division II Pfeiffer, 11-5, on Wednesday afternoon at Wilson Field.

Fink scored the Generals' (2-0) first two goals of the afternoon and assisted on the third as W&L built a 5-0 lead after one quarter of play. W&L upped its lead to 7-0 with 5:28 remaining in the half on a pair of unassisted goals by sophomore midfielder Mark McLewee (Timonium, Md./Dulaney) and senior attackman Andrew Barnett (Darien, Conn./Darien). However, the Falcons (0-2) struck back with three goals before the break to cut the W&L lead to 7-3.

W&L built its lead back to six goals (9-3) with 5:48 left in the third period as sophomore attackman Jimmy Zunka (Charlottesville, Va./St. Anne's-Belfield) scored an extra-man goal off an assist from sophomore midfielder Mike McNamara (Hunt Valley, Md./Loyola) and junior midfielder Rob Brown (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) scored unassisted. Pfeiffer would not challenge from that point on.

Fink led the Generals' offense, while senior midfielder John Moore (Bel Air, Md./John Carroll) notched two goals. Barnett, Brown and junior midfielder Tom Melanson (Baltimore, Md./Loyola) tallied one goal and one assist each. Sophomore Ansel Sanders (Weems, Va./Woodberry Forest) posted seven saves in goal.

Senior attackman Brent Ries (Dublin, Ohio/Hilliard) and senior midfielder C.J. Lefebvre (Gambrills, Md./Cardinal Gibbons) led Pfeiffer with one goal and one assist each. Sophomore Trevor Smith (Horseheads, N.Y./Horseheads) was solid in goal, notching 17 saves.

Washington and Lee held a 50-19 advantage in shots and a 50-43 advantage in ground balls. In addition, the Generals won 13-of-19 faceoffs in the contest.

W&L returns to action on Saturday afternoon as it hosts 10th-ranked Washington College at 1:30 pm.