Washington And Lee vs. York
February 25, 2006
The Game Story:
LEXINGTON, Va. -- The 17th-ranked Washington and Lee men's lacrosse team scored seven first quarter goals and never looked back in claiming a 17-5 win over York College in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon at Wilson Field.

Sophomore attackman Ned Rider (Manakin-Sabot, Va./Collegiate) scored three of his game-high five goals in the first quarter as W&L rode its game-opening momentum to an 11-0 lead at the break.

The Generals (1-0) continue to find the goal in the third period, scoring five goals in the quarter, including two by freshman midfielder Harry St. John (Essex Falls, N.J./West Essex) and two more by sophomore midfielder Tyler Lenczuk (Barrington, Ill./Salisbury). York (0-1) dented the scoreboard with 5:26 left in the third period on an unassisted tally by sophomore midfielder Chris Chapelle (Stevensville, Md./Chesapeake).

W&L was paced by Rider's career-high five goals. St. John notched four goals in his collegiate debut, while freshman attackman Tim Skeen (Baltimore, Md./Towson) tallied one goal and four assists in his first collegiate contest. Junior midfielder Jeff Fuge (Chatham, N.J./Chatham) posted two goals and junior attackman Grant Martin (Towson, Md./Calvert Hall) added one goal and one assist. Junior Chris Lalli (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton) played the first 45 minutes in goal, recording three saves and allowing just one goal. Freshmen Alex Heaton (Atlanta, Ga./Lovett) and Chris Brimsek (Falls Church, Va./Marshall) combined to play the final 15 minutes, making three saves between them.

Chapelle led the Spartans with two goals. Freshman attackman Nate Paschel (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) posted one goal and one assist. Junior Joe Kenworthy (LaPlata, Md./Severna Park) started in goal, making two saves in the initial 17:24. He was spelled by sophomore Matt Keeler (Morton, Pa./Ridley), who notched 11 saves in the final 42:36.

Washington and Lee returns to action on Saturday as it travels to fifth-ranked Gettysburg for a 1:00 pm contest.