9-0 Run Lifts Men's Lax Over Williams
April 28, 2004
4/28/04 - Middlebury held Williams scoreless for a 33:58 span on its way to their 11th straight win over the Ephs, this time by a score of 12-5. The Panthers will wrap up their regular season this Saturday at Bates.
Williams took the lead early on goals by Chris Merwin and Tim Pingree, giving them a 2-0 lead with 8:15 left in the first quarter. Andrew Giordano put the Panthers on the board late in the quarter, cutting the margin in half at the end of one. Middlebury then outscored Williams 5-0 in the second quarter, and ran off nine straight goals overall to take a 10-2 lead with 9:42 left to play in the third quarter. Travis Meyer and Greg Bastis each had a pair of goals during the decisive run. The Ephs scored twice in the final five minutes of the third quarter to make it a 10-4 game. Middlebury answered with a pair in the fourth before Williams scored the game's final goal to make it a 12-5 contest.
Mike Saraceni, Andrew Giordano, Travis Meyer and Greg Bastis each had a pair of goals to lead the Middlebury offense. Tim Pingree and Jeff Wilbur netted two apiece to pace the Ephs. Eric Krieger made nine saves in goal for Middlebury, while Matt Rade made 16 stops for Williams.
Date: April 28, 2004 - 4:30 p.m
Venue: Kohn Field - Site: Middlebury, Vt.
TEAM 1 2 3 4 OT F
Williams (3-9) 2 0 2 1 - 5
Middlebury (11-1) 1 5 4 2 - 12
Middlebury Scoring: Mike Saraceni 2-2, Andrew Giordano 2-0, Travis Meyer 2-0, Greg Bastis 2-0, Jon Sisto 1-0, Ben Tobey 1-0, Mike Murray 1-0, Aaron Herter 1-0, Bob Wannop 0-1, Charley Howe 0-1.
Williams scoring: Tim Pingree 2-0, Jeff Wilbur 2-0, Chris Merwin 1-0.
Shots: Midd. 44, Williams 22
Man-Up: Midd. 0/3, Williams 0/5
Face-offs: Midd. 18, Williams 3
M-Eric Krieger (57 min, 9 saves, 5 GA)
M-Alex Palmisano (3 min., 0 saves, 0 GA)
W-Matt Rade (60 min., 16 saves, 12 GA)