Alvernia vs. Oberlin
March 28, 2012
The Game Story:
Melrose Park, Pennsylvania- The Oberlin College men’s lacrosse team won their game in overtime against the Alvernia University Crusaders. The final score of the game was 4-3. Daniel Fineman found the back of the net in the overtime period off an assist from Austin Little.

The Oberlin offensive attack was led by Matthew Fineman, Mickey Fiorillo, Eli Fisher, and Austin Little who each had a goal for Oberlin. Tom Cool added two assists for the Yeomen, while Little and Sean Higgins added one a piece.

The first half was a defensive battle, as Alvernia scored the only goal during the first period. After halftime, Oberlin would come out and take a 2-1 lead in the third period as Fisher would score first for the Yeomen off a pass from Cool, just two minutes into the second half. Little would strike next for the Yeomen, again off of a pass from Cool, as they scored when they were a man up.

Alvernia would tie the score at two in the fourth period at the 8:43 mark. Oberlin would answer back in less than a minute as Fiorillo would score his fourth goal of the season in an Oberlin power-play. The Crusaders answered back with another score with 2:58 to go in the game, sending the game into overtime.

Oberlin would control the ball in the overtime period and Fineman would score the game winning goal just a little over a minute into the overtime period.

Ted Pallis had a game high five ground balls on the day, while Higgins, Matthew Fineman and Kirby Livingston each added two a piece. Eli Clark-Davis went 3-1 on faceoff attempts, Fiorillo went 3-2, and Herminio Martinez went a perfect 2-0 on the day. Erickson Andrews added eight saves on the day, and earned his second win of the season.

Oberlin had 32 shots on the day, with 22 being on goal. Alvernia only managed 15 shots and 11 on goal. The Yeomen went 18-24 on clear attempts, and caused four turnovers in the win.

Oberlin is now 2-4 on the year and will travel to Kings College on Saturday, March 31st. The game will start at 1