Western New England vs. Hartwick
March 10, 2007
The Game Story:
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. ? Junior midfielder Jon Hayes (Waltham, MA) scored the
game-winner with his first goal of the season with 1:32 left in overtime as
No. 20 Western New England College defeated visiting Hartwick College in a
hard-fought non-league game Saturday (March 10).

Senior attacker Adam Cherry (Westfield, MA) added two goals while senior
midfielder Rob Ostrem (West Islip, NY) and junior attacker Bryan Cofrin
(Londonderry, NH) each added a goal and assist.

Hartwick received two goals from sophomore midfielder Steve Caramello
(Duxbury, MA). Senior attacker Lee Austin (Duxbury, MA), senior midfielder
Pat McCormack (Camillus, NY), and freshman midfielder Brandon Wilk
(Hillsborough, NJ) each contributed a goal and assist.

Western New England College (2-0) led 2-0 after the opening period following
goals by Ostrem and Heffernan in the final 2:23 of the period. The Golden
Bears extended their margin to 3-0 when Cofrin tallied at 10:06 of the second
stanza. Caramello scored both his goals in the last 8:44 of the period to
pull the Hawks within one at intermission.

Hartwick (1-1) tied the contest on a goal by Wilk just 1:50 into the third
period before the Golden Bears scored three straight times (twice by Cherry
and a goal by Sondrini) to take a 6-3 lead heading into the final quarter.

The Hawks rallied using goals by Austin, McCormack, and Hushion (with 4:26
left) to send the game into overtime.

Junior goalie Chris Body (Newtown, CT) finished with 13 saves (including one
key stop in the final seconds of regulation) in a strong performance for the
Golden Bears.

Junior John Meade (Ocean Beach, NY) played only the second half, but was
outstanding making 11 saves to keep the Hawks in the game.