Salisbury Stays Perfect

Salisbury Stays Perfect

Salisbury Stays Perfect

Salisbury Stays Perfect

The game started out well for Salisbury who took control off the face and scored at 12:03 of the first on a beautiful shot by Jimmy Barnes. Adelphi came back though, with a strong shot by Heavonor at 11:08 which was denied by a very confident John Dodson. It was at 10:40 when Craig Rhodey scored his first of the day, blowing past defenseman Jon Goldstein, scoring on a eight yard shot that blew past Soper's hip. But Adelphi would not be shut down by this DIII power house and scored a man up goal off of an absolute ripper from the top of the box by Heavenor at 9:48. Which gave them the confidence they needed to put SSU on their heels and tie the game at deuces when freshman Mike Mcinerey drove from the top and threw a rope past Dodson. Salisbury who was now pretty rattled had several chances to take the lead but found Soper to be unbeatable. Which allowed Adelphi to take a 3-2 lead at 6:02 off of a goal by attackman Rich Dommer. But after all of this spirited play it was Adelphi who shot themselves in the foot at 4:50 of the first when their defenseman made an errant pass to SSU attackman Joe High right in front of the crease enabling High to dip and dunk his first of three goals on the day. The second quarter started off as the Chris Turner show, when he absolutely ripped a upper ninety shot from twelve yards out that had everybody shaking their heads. Less than a minute later he came storming down the field as if he owned it and ripped a second shot that landed stick side top shelf, giving his team a 6-3 lead. Adelphi tried to combat this sudden shift in momentum with physical play, but this only led them into the penalty box and into the referees disfavor as displayed by some questionable slashing calls. It was Turner who struck again at 2:38 building the lead to five. But once again Adelphi stormed back when Brian Tower was able to elude two Salisbury defenders on the crease and sneak one by Dodson with :15 left.

The third quarter started off with Salisbury up a man because Adelphi head coach Sandy Kapatos kicked a pilon as a gesture to the ref during halftime. Salisbury qucikly took advantage scoring at 14:37 off of a goal by Rob Bates. Adelphi however was not ready to roll over and scored at 10:56 when Mcinerey bounced one by Pat Tewes who started the second half in place of a healthy Dodson. Then at 6:29 senior mid-fielder Tim Parks showed why SSU is number one when he stood from about fifteen yards out and just lit goalie Brian Soper up off of one of the hardest shots I've seen this year. This shot took the wind out of Adelphi's sails and gave Salisbury a 11-6 lead going into the fourth. However the wind is very fickle in Salisbury and at 12:58 Adelphi scrapped back into the game when Dommer dropped one in from the left side of the crease. His goal was quickly followed by another when Heavenor scored off of a lefty shot short side bringing the lead down to 3. But it was Salisbury who proved why they're undefeated when they squashed this late rally with goals from High, Parks and a impressive defensive stand led by Hirbod Azmi allowing them to walk away with a hard fought 14-9 win.

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Shout out to Markus Breier
    by (#1983) on 4/09/00 @8:36PM
Go Centerico!

 
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What have I been telling you!
    by (#303) on 4/09/00 @11:25PM
It was a very entertaining game to watch and listen to. The Adelphi team was in good spirits and suprisingly so considering the score but I like their style. I think Soaper had it pretty easy out their compared to Barder. Gulls looked solid! (well they looked solid at times) Joe High has to be close to moving up the all-time goal leader board? Joe why do you fall down every play?
 
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number 6
    by (#2093) on 4/10/00 @9:32PM
that picture of #6 is horrible! that player must be an albino. Get a tan, pinky.
 
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Your Right
    by (#2154) on 4/12/00 @6:49PM
You are right I need a tan!!!

PS. Tell Trent I said hi
 
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Your Right
    by (#2154) on 4/12/00 @6:51PM
You are right I need a tan!!!

PS. Tell Trent I said hi
 
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Da Gull's Suck
    by (#2096) on 4/10/00 @10:31PM
OWU will have its revenge at Byrd. High did nothing against the bishops, and isn't he the whole team? Out.
 
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Get off the crack
    by (#1845) on 4/11/00 @8:50AM
O-Who at Byrd? They need to beat Kenyon first. Hughie while you are correct in noting that High did not have a great game, Salisbury as a whole played poorly and they still beat the bishops. As for High being the whole team you need to come out from under your rock and let the light of day help you become informed.I'ts clear you haven't watched the Gulls play this year.
 
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Kenyon is la-git
    by (#2096) on 4/12/00 @3:35AM
Your right OWU did loose to no-name Kenyon but Kenyon is under-rated and is a quality team. They have two of the top scorers in the country and are a team to be reckoned with. Come tournament time Kenyon and OWU will be there. So be ready for the midwest lax attack.
 
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none
    by (#908) on 4/11/00 @6:02PM
Hey HughieB, If you want to get to Byrd you must win those games against no-namers like Kenyon.
 
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and you know this!
    by (#1985) on 4/12/00 @11:05AM
The gulls clearly demonstrated that Div II lax can't run w/ the big boys of D III (see Naz vs. CW Post) OWU might be a challenge in the playoffs, but I don't see any team as a threat to Salisbury in their quest for consecutive titles.
Possibly the Mighty Denison?

out-
marty mcsorley
 
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(no subject)
    by (#2225) on 4/14/00 @10:27AM
you've got to be an idiot post did run with them they only lost by 4 did naz win last year no i dont think they did so know what your talking about before you say something stupid
 
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goons
    by (#2205) on 4/13/00 @8:49PM
Salisbury=primates, the gulls will choke in the tourney just like back in 97
 
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CAC player of the Week ( and year) A. Toussaint
    by (#2131) on 4/13/00 @10:51PM
Ive been following D-1 and 3 lax for about 10 years now, and I have never seen such a finely-tuned, D3 player as Andrew Toussaint of the St. Mary's Seahawks. He is a beautiful finesse player and an incredible feeder. I got a chance to speak with Andrew after his recent game v. Catholic. Andrew is geared toward salibury. He says he doesnt respect their "white trash" coach and players. White trash or not, these kids can play lax. Andrew will be ready, however, for whatever they throw at him. He is gleaming with confidence. He will be a force to reckon with and the opnly advice i can give him is not to hesitate. If he follows his instincts, Nobody, not even the gulls can take him. ( 16 points in 2 games last week!)
 
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McCarty54
    by (#248) on 4/13/00 @11:12PM
McCarty54, are you for real, I've seen you on other articles writing crude stuff about some of your other Georgetown Prep buddies- i.e. Loyola, Fairfield and especially Cornell. It's obvious you're just picking on another one of your friends, by making fun of his play. And 10 years of watching lax?!Please,You're probably still in high school!
 
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Salisbury's Obstacles
    by (#2214) on 4/13/00 @11:15PM
If the Gulls wanna get anywhere this season, they need to get past Dan Branigan and the red hot (underrated) # 22 ranked seahawks of St. Mary's. Dan "Iron Mouth" Branigan was stopping every ball in practice this week. He looked cool and collective in the cage. Yes, Salisbury has some prolific scorers, but I think they've met their match. I think Branigan can get rattled easily with a little early shelling, though. I know what youre thinking, but he is human. By the way, I am a sports reporter for a newspaper that circulates on the eastern shore. "The Delaware Tribune". Check out our site at www.delawarenews.com for more lax updates.
 
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St. Mary's is a threat
    by (#2254) on 4/15/00 @12:39AM
Granted Salisbury is a phenomenal team, without a doubt the best team in DIII and DII, but they better come focused when it comes time to play for that CAC conference championship and St. Mary's stands in their way. Don't kid yourselves boys, St. Mary's is no joke and you're gonna have your hands full with their middies and goalie. Should make for one hell of a game.
 
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Please Connect your Brain to your Brain Stem
    by (#252) on 4/15/00 @4:11PM
Salisbury 22 - St. Mary's 5

St. Mary's is no joke in JUCO or the rest of the CAC. SSU has work ethic and talent second to none. I appreciate your bold statements but in this case Goliath has his helment on and your five stones is all you have. Once those stones are gone pray that the time keeper runs the clock a little faster.
 
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clueless!
    by (#1794) on 4/16/00 @8:45PM
Salisbury 26 St. Mary's 10
Great call buddy, looks like you got a huge future in sports coverage. I will make sure to check out "The Deleware Tribune" anytime I need some lacrosse insight!

 
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plans for the future
    by (#2205) on 4/14/00 @7:04PM
Hey all you Salisbury players, I hear the town dump is now accepting applications so hurry up and get them in before all the kids from Nassau steal your only shot at earning a decent living
 
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your past
    by (#1845) on 4/15/00 @8:10AM
theone since you are the night manager of the dump I hope you look favorably on your mom's application. What year were you cut from the Gulls practice squad?
 
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Jealous!
    by (#1794) on 4/15/00 @5:09PM
There is a whole lot of jealous little bitches visiting this site!
 
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Tools
    by (#2318) on 4/17/00 @2:56PM
Salisbury players are a bunch of chicken farming dirt rockers. You have no future after graduation, except maybe the possibility of working as an unpaid salisbury lacrosse dork boy, oops i'm sorry, i mean assistant coach.
 
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Bitter Boy!
    by (#1794) on 4/18/00 @8:27PM
OK Kooky, I will quit my job and start coaching.
Now you try to contain that jealousy.
 
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