Mount St. Mary's Rolls Past Siena
April 12, 2003
The Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse team won its third-straight game, 14-7, over visiting Siena on Saturday afternoon at the Mount's Alumni Field. Freshman Matt Warner (Corning, N.Y./Corning East) led the Mount with four goals and an assist in the win. Mount St. Mary's improves to 4-6 overall and 3-1 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference while Siena falls to 1-7, 1-4.
Mount St. Mary's took control with three straight goals late in the first quarter. Senior Josh Warfield (Forest Hill, Md./Fallston) opened the scoring with an unassisted goal with 4:26 left in the opening quarter. Warner added his first of the game with 2:08 left on an assist from Harry Mendez (Baltimore, Md./Mount St. Joseph) and Ian Cassidy (Kings Park, N.Y./Kings Park) scored just 46 seconds later to make it 3-0. The Saints got on the board when Matt Walsh scored unassisted with 36 seconds left to cut the Mount lead to 3-1 after the first quarter.
The Mount took control from that point, scoring eight consecutive goals to take a commanding 11-1 lead with 12:22 left in the third quarter. Warner's fourth of the game capped the scoring streak while Cassidy and Warfield each scored their second goals of the game during the run. Daniel Wolpert, who led Siena with four goals, scored twice at the end of the third quarter to cut the Mount lead to 11-3.
Two goals from Timothy Flottemesch (Jarretsville, Md./North Harford) and one from Charles Hogg (Ellicott City, Md./Mount St. Joseph's) gave the Mount a 14-4 lead with 5:48 left before the Saints scored the final three goals of the game.
The Mount outshot Siena, 48-28, in the game and held a 64-38 advantage in ground balls. Siena goalkeeper John Bamford made 18 saves in the game while Mount goalkeeper David Lambour (Silver Spring, Md./Wheaton) allowed one goal and made eight saves in 36:44 minutes of action.