Western Connecticut vs. Southern Maine
April 8, 2006
The Game Story:
DANBURY, Conn. -- Dennis Skarda (Danbury, Conn.) and Ron
Pac (Glastonbury, Conn.) scored three goals each and Western
Connecticut State University held on to defeat the University of
Southern Maine, 11-7, in Little East Conference men's lacrosse
action at the rainy Westside Athletic Complex Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the first of the season in the conference for
the Colonials who are now 4-6 overall and 1-2 in the league. The
Huskies slip to 0-5 overall and 0-3 in the conference.
WestConn raced out to a 7-0 first quarter lead, including the
game's first two markers by Skarda, and led 8-1 at intermission.
The Huskies picked away at another seven-goal lead in the final
stanza and cut an 11-4 deficit with three unanswered goals to close
out the game's scoring.
Richard Allaire (Trumbull, Conn.) had two goals and two assists
for four points for WestConn. Brendan Phillips (Mahopac, N.Y.)
added a goal and three assist for the winners.
Zach Fermanis (Gorham, Maine) scored two of his team-high three
goals in the second half as Southern Maine outscored WestConn 6-3
over the final 30 minutes. Matt Manson (Leeds, Maine) added a goal
and assist for the Huskies.
Kyle Wood (Hyde Park, NY) went the distance in goal for the
Colonials. He made three saves on the afternoon. Jeff Lamoureux
(Walpole, Mass.) made 18 saves for Southern Maine.
WestConn hosts Mount St. Vincent College this Wednesday,
April 12. Face off is slated for 7:00 p.m. Southern Maine's next
game is Tuesday at Maine Maritime Academy. Game time is 4:00 p.m.