Widener vs. Elizabethtown
March 18, 2006
The Game Story:
3/18/06 -- Senior Todd Fairlie (Broomall, PA) scored three goals and added three assists for No. 14 Widener in a 13-4 Middle Atlantic Conference victory over Elizabethtown at Leslie C. Quick Jr. Stadium.

Fairlie scored twice in the opening quarter, the first coming 64 seconds into the game, as Widener (2-3, 1-0 MAC) grabbed a 3-0 lead. Junior Gavin Goane (Springfield, PA) also scored in the first quarter.

The lead grew to 8-2 at halftime thanks to senior Dennis Mann (Havertown, PA) netting a pair. Mann and freshman Cullen Burke (Drexel Hill, PA) scored only 11 seconds apart late in the period for the Pioneers, who outshot the Blue Jays 19-11 in the first half.

Widener posted a 14-4 shots edge in the third quarter and scored four times. The reigning conference champions ended the contest with a 42-17 margin.

Man scored three goals with Goane adding two and two assists. Sophomore Luke Weber (Lititz, PA) finished with three assists and junior Darnell Jones (Severn, MD) tallied six ground balls.

Junior Mike Cozza (Ridgewood, NJ) recorded seven saves in three quarters.

Eric Peifer, Frankie Puzzangara, Matt Seiboth and Jeff Cowan each scored for Elizabethtown (0-4, 0-1). Frank Cacia, Gary Senese and Drew Ward totaled two ground balls apiece.

Widener next Saturday visits Messiah in a re-match of last year’s conference final. Face-off is at 2:00 pm.