Elizabethtown vs. Fdu-florham
April 14, 2007
The Game Story:
Saturday, April 14, 2007

FDU-Florham Downs Elizabethtown 8-7 in Overtime

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. --- FDU-Florham edged Elizabethtown College 8-7 in overtime at Elizabethtown Saturday in a Middle Atlantic Conference contest. It was Elizabethtown’s second consecutive overtime game. The host Blue Jays dropped to 7-3 overall and 4-2 in the MAC with the loss, while FDU-Florham improved to 5-5 overall and 4-3 in the conference with the win.

FDU-Florham scored the game’s first two goals, and the score was tied 2-2 by the end of the first quarter. The visiting Devils led 5-4 at halftime and 6-5 at the end of the third quarter. Elizabethtown tied the game 7-7 with 3:32 left in the fourth quarter as Josh Dougherty (Ocean City, MD/Worcester Prep.) scored off an Andrew Wagner (Bel Air, MD/C. Milton Wright) assist. There was no further scoring in the fourth quarter, and the game went into overtime. FDU-Florham won on an unassisted goal by Kevin Shadiack (Kinnelon, NJ/Kinnelon) 38 seconds into overtime.

Aaron Weber Lititz, PA/Manheim Township) figured into all but one of Elizabethtown’s seven goals, as he scored three of them and assisted three more. He also led Etown in ground balls with six. Wagner finished the game with one goal and two assists, and Bobby Freed (Quakertown, PA/Wyoming Seminary) scored one goal and assisted another. Dougherty and Frankie Puzzangara (Wallingford, PA/Strath Haven) each scored a single goal for Etown, and Puzzangara won five out of eight face-offs and had four ground balls. Gary Senese (Leonardtown, MD/Tatnall School, DE) and Eric Peifer (Lancaster, PA/Hempfield) each had five ground balls on the day.

Shadiack led FDU-Florham in scoring with three goals, and he had one assist. Wayne Santorio (Sewell, NJ/Washington Township) scored two goals for the Devils, and Taylor Hogarth (Madison, NJ/Westfield) scored one goal and had two assists. Mike Frey (Kinnelon, NJ/Kinnelon) led FDU in ground balls with five and won six out of 11 face-offs. FDU-Florham goaltender Ryan McAllister (Severna Park, MD/Severna Park) made 13 saves in the game.

Elizabethtown will return to action on the road Tuesday, April 17 at Lycoming College in a 4:00 p.m. MAC game.

at Elizabethtown, Pa.
FDU-Florham 8, Elizabethtown 7 (OT)
Score by period 1 2 3 4 OT Tot
FDU-Florham......... 2 3 1 1 1 - 8
Elizabethtown....... 2 2 1 2 0 - 7

FDU-Florham SCORING: GOALS: Kevin Shadiack 3; Wayne Sartorio 2; Taylor Hogarth 1; Peter Fleming 1; Nick Taylor 1. ASSISTS: Taylor Hogarth 2; Tim Latchford 1; Kevin Shadiack 1.

Elizabethtown SCORING: GOALS: Aaron Weber 3; Andrew Wagner 1; Bobby Freed 1; Frankie Puzzangara 1; Josh Dougherty 1. ASSISTS: Aaron Weber 3; Andrew Wagner 2; Bobby Freed 1.

FDU-Florham GROUND BALLS: Mike Frey 5; Joe Clisham 3; Nick Fernicola 3; Adam LaValley 3; Mike Patella 3; Ryan Anderson 2; Taylor Hogarth 2; Ryan McAllister 2; Peter Schaaf 2; Spencer Driggs 1; Peter Fleming 1; Tim Latchford 1; Wayne Sartorio 1; Kevin Shadiack 1; Nick Taylor 1.

Elizabethtown GROUND BALLS: Aaron Weber 6; Eric Peifer 5; Gary Senese 5; Frankie Puzzangara 4; Frank Cacia 3; John Day 2; Josh Dougherty 2; Jeff Long 2; Chris Schuch 2; Chris Day 1; Bobby Freed 1; Andrew Wagner 1.

PENALTIES - FDU 6/5:00; ETOWN 4/2:30.
FACEOFFS - FDU 7-17; ETOWN 10-17.
CLEARS - FDU 23-26; ETOWN 20-21.
GOALIES - FDU: Ryan McAllister (60:38 minutes, 20 shots-13 saves, 7 GA); ETOWN: Chris Schuch (60:38, 15-7, 8).