Middlebury

Men's Lacrosse Opens Season With A Win

March 13, 2004

3/13/04 - Second-ranked Middlebury opened its season with a 12-5 win over Colby on Kohn Field in Middlebury.

Middlebury led 1-0 before a pair of goals from Jamie Duke and Bob Wannop gave them a 3-0 lead after one. The Panthers scored three in the second quarter to take a 6-1 advantage into the halftime break. Leading 8-2 late in the quarter, Middlebury's Nick Bastis and Mike Saraceni scored to give the Panthers a 10-2 lead heading into the final quarter. Middlebury would score twice more with Colby netting three goals in the final 7:14 to make it a 12-5 final.

Charley Howe led the Panthers with four goals and two assists, while Mike Saraceni netted a pair of goals. Joshua Cleaver paced Colby with three goals and an assist.

TEAM  1  2  3  4  OT  F

Colby (0-1)  1  0  1  3  -  5

Middlebury (1-0)  3  3  4  2  -  12

Middlebury Scoring: Charley Howe 4-2, Mike Saraceni 2-0, Mark Foster 1-1, Andrew Giordano 0-2, Dave Leach 1-0, Jamie Duke 1-0, Bob Wannop 1-0, Nick Bastis 2-0, J.P. Coviello 0-1, Ben Tobey 0-1.

Colby Scoring: Joshua Cleaver 3-1, Dan Schupack 1-0, Pete Lagos 1-0, Eric Seidel 0-1, Sean Murphy 0-1.

Shots: Midd. 39, Colby 23

Man-Up: Midd. 0/1, Colby 0/1

Face-offs: Colby 11, Midd. 10

GOALKEEPING (saves)

M-Eric Krieger (56:38 min, 10 saves, 3 GA)

M-Alex Palmisano (3:22 min, 1 save, 1 GA)

C-Matthew LaPaglia (60 min, 16 saves, 12 GA)