April 24, 2003
Binghamton scored four goals in the final quarter to capture a 9-5 victory over Siena College in non-conference men's lacrosse action this afternoon in Loudonville, N.Y. With the loss the Saints drop to 1-12 on the season while the Bearcats improve to 4-8 overall.
Tom Nally netted a goal for the Saints while Phil Cavallo tallied one for the Bearcats as the two teams entered the second period in a 1-1 tie. Each team again managed only one more goal in the second period for a 2-2 score at the half.
Nearly five minutes went by in the third, before Cavallo put away three straight goals to give Binghamton a 5-2 advantage. The Saints answered back with two goals of their own, courtesy of brothers Dan and Paul Wolpert to cut the Bearcat lead to just one to go into the final period. Binghamton scored four goals in the fourth while Siena only managed to find the back of the net once and the Bearcats captured the 9-5 victory.
Jeff Serge led Siena scoring two goals. Phil Cavallo had four goals and two assists for the Bearcats.
Keeper John Bamford made 12 saves for the Saints while Binghamton goalie Kevin McKeown had 16 stops.
Siena 1 1 2 1 5 Binghamton 1 1 3 4 9
Scoring: Siena-Jeff Serge (2G), Dan Wolpert (1G), Paul Wolpert (1G), Tom Nally (1G), Eric Morrissey (2A). Binghamton-Phil Cavallo (4G, 2A), Brian Chaapel (1G, 1A), Joe Conner (1G, 1A), Brian Morgan (1G, 1A), Joe Vavala (1G), Rob Christy (1G), Aaron LaFlair (1A).
Siena- John Bamford (60 min., 9 GA, 12 SV)
Binghamton- Kevin McKeowin (60 min., 5 GA, 16 SV)
Shots: Binghamton 18 Siena 20 Ground Balls: Binghamton 28, Siena 33 Extra-Man Opportunities: Binghamton 0/1, Siena 1/6 Clears: Binghamton 13/5, Siena 16/2 Faceoffs: Binghamton-5, Siena-11