Widener vs. Lycoming
May 5, 2005
|Todd Fairlie||(2, 5)|
|Luke Weber||(4, 0)|
|Gavin Goane||(2, 1)|
|Dennis Mann||(2, 0)|
|Brian Stromko||(1, 0)|
|Matt Lehman||(1, 0)|
|Alan Krawitz||(1, 0)|
|Tim Heffernan||(1, 0)|
|Chris Matthews||(0, 1)|
|Mike Cozza||8 (0.533)|
|go to Widener page|
|Dave Kirschner||(4, 2)|
|James Cusick||(1, 0)|
|Chris Jordan||(0, 1)|
|Thomas Nairn||(1, 0)|
|Chris Mcquade||(1, 0)|
|Matt Lyons||15 (0.517)|
|go to Lycoming page|
|The Game Story:|
|CHESTER, Pa. â~@~S Widener University (10-4) darted out to a 6-0 first half|
lead and never looked back as the Pioneers defeated Lycoming (10-6) 14-7
Thursday afternoon in the Middle Atlantic Conference semifinals.
Widener will face nationally-ranked and top-seed Messiah at 2 p.m. on
Saturday in Grantham for the MAC Championship and an automatic bid to the
NCAA Division III Tournament.
Freshman midfielder and 2005 Middle Atlantic Conference Rookie of the Year
Luke Weber (Lititz, PA/Manheim Township) had four goals on the day while
junior attack Todd Fairlie (Broomall, PA/Marple Newtown) had two goals and
five assists as Widener defeated Lycoming for the second time this season.
Widener took a 1-0 lead after one quarter as junior attack Dennis Mann
(Havertown, PA/Haverford) scored with 9:45 remaining in the quarter on a
Weber scored just 48 seconds into the second quarter, also on a Fairlie
Mann scored his second goal of the game at the 13:05 mark, followed by a
goal from junior attack Alan Krawitz (Havertown, PA/Haverford) at the 7:50
mark for a 4-0 lead and Widener never looked back.
Widener was aided by the play of sophomore goalkeeper Mike Cozza (Ridgewood,
NJ/Ridgewood) who made eight saves on the afternoon.
Lycoming did score six of its seven goals in the final period. The lone
third period goal came from senior midfielder Chris McQuade with 12:18 to
The Warriors were led by senior attack Dave Kirschner who had four goals and
two assists in his final game.
Widener also got two goals from sophomore midfielder Gavin Goane