Brockport vs. Elmira
March 27, 2010
The Game Story:
The College at Brockport Mens Lacrosse team score seven times in the fourth quarter to break open a close game as the Golden Eagles defeated Elmira College 15-9 Saturday on Bob Boozer field at Special Olympics Stadium in Brockport. The game was the 2010 home opener for the Golden Eagles.

Brockport (5-1) took a 2-0 lead in the first quarter as Andy Hilton (Rochester, NY/Gates-Chili) and Mike McSweeney (Marcellus, NY/Marcellus) each scored late in the quarter. Elmira (3-3) scored with 38 seconds left to cut the lead but Brockport regained the two-goal advantage with a Brad Weber (Rochester, NY/Gates-Chili) goal with 18 seconds left in the opening quarter.

In the second quarter, Adam Drypolcher (Manlius, NY/Fayetteville-Manlius) scored the first of his team-leading four goals. The teams traded goals over the rest of the quarter and Brockport took a 5-3 lead into the halftime intermission.

The Golden Eagles scored three times to open the third quarter as Matt Andon-McLane (Syracuse, NY/Nottingham), Drypolcher and Andrew Savage (Farmington, NY/Victor) each scored for Brockport.

Elmira answered with four consecutive goals two at the end of the third and two more at the start of the fourth quarter to shave the Brockport lead to a single goal at 8-7 with 13:39 left in the final quarter.

A minute and a half later, Hilton started the Brockport offensive surge with his second goal of the game and a minute later set up Mike Tammaro (Painted Post, NY/Corning West) to give Brockport a 10-7 lead. Weber and Nate Thomas (Cortland, NY/Cortland) added goals for Brockport before Elmira scored to stop the rally.

Brockport added three more goals in the next three minutes to open up a 15-8 lead with Andon-McLane, Savage and Drypolcher each scoring. After Elmira scored with three minutes left in the game, the Brockport defense held on for the final score.

Drypolcher finished with four goals and one assist while Andon-McLane, Weber and Savage each had two goals and two assists. Hilton finished with two goals and one assist and McSweeney had a goal and two assists.

Junior Kyle Crosley (Clinton, NY/Homer) finished with 21 saves including 13 in the second half when Brockport was outshot 29-14. For the game, Elmira outshot Brockport 41-31 and Brockport held a 45-39 advantage in groundballs.