Men's Lacrosse
Saints Drop First Contest of the Season
Tom Nally had one goal on the afternoon for the Saints
Tom Nally had one goal on the afternoon for the Saints

March 1, 2003

The Air Force lacrosse team defeated Siena College, 8-6, in a snowy Saturday game on the Air Force turf field. With the loss, the Saints start out the 2003 season 0-1. The Falcons improved to 1-2 this season in one of the team's three remaining home games.

Air Force began the first period with two goals from junior Greg Dangler. Siena answered with 3:38 left in the first, followed by a late Falcon goal from junior Dave Brown to give Air Force a 3-1 lead after the first.

The Falcons opened up the second period with a goal form freshman John Smith at the 14:39 mark. Siena answered with two goals within three minutes to bring the score to 4-3. Senior Eric Lederer and sophomore John French each scored to bring the Falcons out to a 6-3 lead just before another Siena goal with 5:13 left in the half.

The Saints scored the first goal of the second half at the 12:50 mark. Senior Kyle Warf answered with the only goal of the third period for Air Force to bring the score to 7-5. Lederer netted the final Falcon goal of the game with 10:10 left in the fourth, followed by a Siena goal for the Air Force win over the Saints, 8-6.

Siena returns to action on Monday, March 3 when they face Denver.



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