Morrisville vs. Univ Of New England
March 19, 2013
The Game Story:
Box Score

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. -- Tyler Thomas and Pat Wolfe each scored three goals to lead the University of New England to an 11-7 victory over Morrisville State College in a non-conference men's lacrosse match played in the snow Tuesday (March 19) afternoon at Drake Field.

With their second consecutive win, the Nor'easters improve to 4-2, while the Mustangs are winless in four starts.

Thomas' three goals moves his career total to 120, just four behind program-leader Sean Melnick's '02 total of 124. Thomas also added a pair of assists and four caused turnovers.

Dan O'Gorman pitched in with a goal and four assists for the Nor'easters. He also contributed nine ground balls and was 5-for-9 on faceoffs. Geoff Bruno, Mike Allan, Nick Gross and Shamus Higginbottom scored one goal apiece.

For Morrisville State, Jeremy Beresovoy and David Middlemore each tallied a pair of markers. Mike Kellogg played a strong game with six ground balls and six caused turnovers.

UNE never trailed in the match. With the scored tied at 3 after a fast and furious opening five minutes, the Nor'easters scored the last two goals of the period and the first of the second frame to open up a 6-3 lead. The Mustangs notched a score inside the last minute to pull within two (6-4) at the half.

Wolfe scored back-to-back goals coming out of halftime to put UNE up 8-4 before the hosts tallied three of the next four to get back within two (9-7). Bruno scored with 10:50 remaining, then Thomas completed his hat-trick in the final minute.

Jay Letendre turned aside 16 shots for the Nor'easters, who led in shots (42-30), ground balls (51-43) and draws (12-10).

Chris Fiore recorded 17 saves for the Mustangs.

UNE will complete its trip Thursday with a 4 p.m. game at the College of Florham in Madison, N.J.