Washington And Lee vs. Washington College
March 2, 2003
The Game Story:
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Sixth-ranked Washington and Lee broke a 4-4 tie with two goals in the final 7:41 to post a 6-5 win over third-ranked Washington College in men's lacrosse action on Sunday afternoon at the W&L Turf Field.

The Shoremen knotted the game at 4-4 with 13:21 remaining in the fourth quarter on an unassisted goal by junior midfielder Brent Renner (Fairfax, Va./W.T. Woodson). The Generals responded as junior attackman Matt Fink (Wilmington, Del./Tatnall) scored off an assist by senior midfielder Rob Brown (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) with 7:41 left for a 5-4 advantage. W&L then tacked on the game-winner as sophomore attackman Jack Murray (Earlysville, Va./Albemarle) found the net off an assist from Fink with 2:31 remaining.

Renner added another goal with 52 seconds remaining to cut the W&L lead to 6-5, but the Generals won the ensuing faceoff and held on for the win.

Fink led W&L (2-0) with three goals and one assist, while Murray scored two goals. Junior midfielder Mike McNamara (Hunt Valley, Md./Loyola) added a goal and an assist. Junior Ansel Sanders (Weems, Va./Woodberry Forest) posted 11 saves between the pipes.

Washington (0-1) was led by Renner, who totaled two goals and an assist, and freshman attackman Sam Lane's (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield) two goals. Junior Richard Yost (Westminster, Md./St. Paul's) stopped seven shots in goal for the Shoremen.

Washington College held a 31-21 advantage in shots, but the Generals claimed a 38-30 lead in ground balls and a 9-6 edge in faceoffs.

W&L returns to action on Saturday as it hosts second-ranked Gettysburg College. Faceoff is slated for 1:30 pm.