Washington And Jefferson vs. Psu Abington
April 18, 2009
The Game Story:
WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Six different Presidents scored goals as Washington & Jefferson set a school record for single-season victories following a 17-1 menís lacrosse rout of Penn State-Abington on Saturday afternoon at Alexandre Stadium.

W&J improved to 6-4 overall and moved ahead of the 2006 and 2008 squads in the record book for most victories in a year. Washington & Jefferson is competing in its eighth NCAA Division III varsity lacrosse season and is a perfect 3-0 at home in 2009.

Senior attacker Zach Devilbiss (Taneytown, Md./Francis Scott Key) entered the game as the nationís leading goal scorer and added five goals to that total during the victory. Devilbiss has 44 goals in 10 games and can set the record for single-season goals with two more.

The Presidents raced out to an 11-1 halftime lead. W&J led 2-1 10 minutes into the contest and ended the half with nine consecutive goals. Washington & Jefferson tacked on three goals in the first three minutes of the second half and cruised to the 16-goal win. The Presidentsí 17 goals were the most scored since the final two games of last season.

Seniors Devin OíMalley (Wilmington, N.C./Williston-Northampton), Mike Frank (Potomac, Md./Landon) and Sean Jasionowski (Bear, Del./Pennington) all fired in three goals. Frank notched three assists to total six points.

Senior midfielder Dan Rosenberg (Chevy Chase, Md./BCC) collected two goals and won 13-of-15 faceoffs. Junior midfielder Jackson Doyle (Northville, Mich./Northville) also scored one goal.

Freshman goalie Brian Cummins (Yardley, Pa./Notre Dame) played the first 30 minutes and stopped four of the five shots he faced.

W&J owned a 36-8 shot advantage and scooped up 49 of the gameís 68 ground balls. Penn State-Abington (0-12) did not record a shot on goal in the second half.

The Presidents return to action on Wednesday when traveling to Chagrin Falls, Ohio, for a neutral-field game with Trine (Ind.) at 7:00 pm.