Washington And Lee vs. Greensboro
March 16, 2005
The Game Story:
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The fifth-ranked Washington and Lee men's lacrosse
team was whistled for 11 penalties totaling nine minutes, but escaped
with its fifth-straight one goal victory in an 11-10 win over Greensboro
on Wednesday afternoon at Wilson Field.

The Generals (5-0) opened the game with a 5-1 lead on the strength of
two goals and an assist by senior attackman Gavin Molinelli (Northport,
N.Y./Northport). The Pride (4-1) stormed back by scoring four of the
next five goals, three man-up, to cut the Generals lead to 6-5 entering
the half.

W&L sandwiched a pair of goals around a single Greensboro tally for an
8-6 lead with 7:36 remaining in the third period, but the Pride clawed
back with three straight goals for a 9-8 lead with 8:52 remaining in the
fourth quarter. The Generals tied the game just 12 seconds later on a
goal by senior midfielder Adam Chesbrough (Haverford, Pa./Harriton) off
an assist from freshman attackman Ned Rider (Manakin-Sabot,
Va./Collegiate), and stretched to an 11-9 lead with 4:37 remaining on
goals by Molinelli and sophomore midfielder Jim Ryan (Virginia Beach,
Va./Norfolk Academy). The Pride provided the final margin on an
unassisted tally by freshman attackman Jordan Kenney (Linthicum, Md./Mt.
Saint Joseph) with two seconds remaining in the game.

W&L was led by Molinelli, who totaled four goals and three assists.
Rider notched two goals and an assist, while senior attackman Jack
Murray (Earlysville, Va./Albemarle) added one goal and one assist.
Chesbrough won 20-of-24 faceoffs in the game, while sophomore Chris
Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) posted seven saves in goal.

Greensboro, who was 7-of-11 on man-up situations, was led by Kenney's
three goals and two assists. Freshman attackman Dustin Harlowe
(Charlotte Hall, Md./St Mary's Ryken) chipped in with two goals and an
assist. Junior Corey Reina (Baltimore, Md./Mt. Saint Joseph) registered
10 saves in goal.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it travels to Mary
Washington for a 1:00 pm contest.