Western New England vs. Curry
March 24, 2010
The Game Story:
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Sophomore midfielder Patrick White (Milton, MA) scored six goals with two assists and senior attacker Tim Santye (Skillman, NJ) fired in five goals as the Western New England College men's lacrosse team remained undefeated in The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) with a 21-10 victory over Curry Wednesday evening (March 24).

The Golden Bears improved their record to 4-3 overall and 3-0 in the league. The Colonels are also 4-3 after dropping their first conference contest.

Santye scored the first two goals of the game as WNEC took a 6-3 lead after the opening quarter. White netted three of his goals in the last 2:20 of the second period to give the Golden Bears a commanding 14-3 lead at intermission.

White, who took nine shots, resides in Milton where Curry is located. Santye also was proficient scoring his goals on six attempts.

Junior attacker Joe O'Keefe (Branford, CT) added two goals and three assists while freshman midfielder Corey Johnson (Maybrook, NY) contributed a pair of goals and assists. Junior midfielder Mike Santare (South Salem, NY) chipped-in with two goals and an assist while senior defender Nick Zaleski (Somers, CT) had a goal and assist.

Sophomore goalie Brewster Knowlton (Somers, CT) played the first three quarters allowing five goals while making seven saves. Sophomore midfielder Joe Martin (Springfield, MA) won 13-of-20 face-offs and compiled 10 ground balls. Junior midfielder Colin Houlihan (Yorktown Heights, NY) took 10-of-13 face-offs and picked-up eight ground balls.

Curry sophomore attacker Evan Hammersley (Lynnfield, MA) poured-in four goals and had an assist. Senior defender Zachary Cavanaugh (Marshfield, MA) finished with five ground balls.

Junior goalie Gordon Holmes (Brookfield, CT) gave up 16 goals and stopped eight shots in 35 minutes, 30 seconds.