Men's Lacrosse Holds Off Trinity

April 24, 2004

4/24/04 - Charley Howe scored the game-winner for Middlebury with 5:31 left in regulation as the Panthers held off a charge by Trinity and came away with an 11-10 win. 
The Panthers jumped out early and often, taking a 6-0 lead after the first quarter. Trinity came back in the second session with four goals in the final 8:49 of the quarter to make it an 8-4 game at the break. The Bantams outscored the Panthers 4-1 in the third quarter, opening the session with three straight goals to cut the lead to 8-7. Middlebury answered with a goal from Howe at 4:37 before Trinity's Chad Burdette cut the advantage to 9-8 entering the fourth quarter. Colby Smith tied the game for Trinity at the 11:49 mark, before Peter McIntire gave the Bantams their first lead of the game at 10-9 with 9:53 left to play. Andrew Giordano tied the game for the Panthers with a nice feed from Howe at 8:21, setting up Howe's game-winner.

Howe led the Panthers with three goals on the day, while Aaron Herter netted a pair. Colby Smith, Burdette and McIntire paced the Bantams with two goals apiece. Eric Krieger made four saves in goal for Middlebury, while Geoffrey Shaw made nine saves for Trinity.

Date: April 14, 2004 - 4:30 p.m

Venue: Kohn Field - Site: Middlebury, Vt.

TEAM  1  2  3  4  OT  F

Trinity (4-7)  0  4  4  2  -  10

Middlebury (9-1)  6  2  1  2  -  11

Middlebury Scoring: Charley Howe 3-1, Mike Saraceni 1-3, Aaron Herter 2-0, David Leach 1-1, Andrew Giordano 1-1, Bob Wannop 1-0, Ben Tobey 1-0, Jamie Duke 1-0, Mark Foster 0-1.

Trinity scoring: Colby Smith 2-1, Chad Burdette 2-1, Peter McIntire 2-1, Patrick Gibbons 1-0, Jake Dore 1-0, Nick Petri 1-0, Roddy Tilt 1-0, James Skiff 0-1.

Shots: Midd. 28, Trinity 27

Man-Up: Midd. 0/1, Trinity 1/3

Face-offs: Midd. 17, Trinity 8


M-Eric Krieger (60 min, 4 saves, 10 GA)

T-Geoffrey Shaw (60 min., 9 saves, 11 GA)