Elizabethtown vs. Fdu-florham
April 23, 2005
The Game Story:
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. --- Elizabethtown improved to 7-7 overall and 6-3 in the Middle Atlantic Conference with an 8-5 home win over FDU-Florham Saturday. FDU-Florham drops to 6-6 overall and 5-3 in the MAC with the loss. It was Etown's first win ever against FDU-Florham in four meetings between the teams.


The Blue Jays held FDU-Florham scoreless throughout the first half and carried a 4-0 lead into halftime. Etown out-shot FDU-Florham 19-12 in the first half. In the second half, FDU-Florham out-shot Etown 24-20 and out-scored the Blue Jays 5-4 as Etown was able to hang on for the win.


Etown first-year goaltender Chris Schuch (Columbia, PA/Hempfield) made 18 saves and had one ground ball while allowing just five goals. Frankie Puzzangara (Wallingford, PA/Strath Haven) scored three goals and had one assist to lead the Etown offense. Bryan Miller (West Chester, PA/Henderson) and Matt Newell (Malvern, PA/Great Valley) each scored one goal and had one assist for Etown. Newell now has 97 career goals. Also scoring single goals for Etown were Allen Churchman (Aston, PA/Garnet Valley) and Justin Griffey (Aberdeen, MD/Aberdeen).


James Markey (Branchburg, NJ/Immaculata) led FDU-Florham in goals scored with two. Spencer Driggs (Wyckoff, NJ/Ramapo), Paul Ament (Haverford, PA/Haverford) and Justin Tischler (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan) each scored one goal for the visiting Devils


Elizabethtown will return to action on the road Saturday, April 30 at 1:00 p.m. against MAC rival DeSales University in the final game of the regular season.

FDU-Florham (6-6, 5-3 MAC) vs. Elizabethtown Coll. (7-7, 6-3 MAC)
Date: Apr 23, 2005 Location: Elizabethtown, Pa. Stadium: Var Hockey/Lax Field
Attendance:250 Start time:1:00 pm

Score by period 1 2 3 4 Tot
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FDU-Florham......... 0 0 2 3 - 5
Elizabethtown Coll.. 2 2 2 2 - 8

FDU-Florham SCORING: GOALS: James Markey 2; Spencer Driggs 1; Paul Ament 1; Justin Tischler 1. ASSISTS: Joe Clisham 1.

Elizabethtown Coll. SCORING: GOALS: Frankie Puzzangara 3; Justin Griffey 2; Bryan Miller 1; Matt Newell 1; Allen Churchman 1. ASSISTS: Bryan Miller 1; Matt Newell 1; Frankie Puzzangara 1.

FDU-Florham GROUND BALLS: Justin Tischler 9; John Billengeri 4; Chris Fieger 3; Steve LaRoque 3; Joe Clisham 2; Chris Jaronczyk 2; Ryan Johnson 2; Drew Kiniry 2; Peter Knowles 2; James Markey 2; John Apple 1; Spencer Driggs 1; Sean Logue 1; Peter Schaaf 1; Scott Shadiack 1.

Elizabethtown Coll. GROUND BALLS: Frank Cacia 6; Gary Senese 6; Justin Griffey 5; Chris McCrea 5; Brian Ginter 3; Matt Seiboth 3; Allen Churchman 2; Ryan Leister 2; Dave Eshleman 1; Bryan Miller 1; Matt Newell 1; Frankie Puzzangara 1; Chris Schuch 1; Paul Wisneski 1; Jason Wolensky 1.

SHOTS - FDU 40; ETOWN 33.
PENALTIES - FDU 5/6:00; ETOWN 9/8:30.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - FDU 1-7; ETOWN 3-7.
FACEOFFS - FDU 10-16; ETOWN 6-16.
CLEARS - FDU 15-21; ETOWN 20-28.

GOALIES - FDU: John Apple (60:00 minutes, 17 shots-9 saves, 8 GA); ETOWN: Chris Schuch (60:00, 23-18, 5).