Guilford Men’s Lacrosse Final 6 – St. John Fisher 13

Posted by Don Moore on February 29, 2008 at 8:03 pm under College | Read the First Comment

Greensboro, N.C. – Chris Schmidt scored four goals and an assist in visiting St. .John Fisher’s 13-6 men’s lacrosse victory over Guilford College Friday afternoon.

The Cardinals move to 2-0 and complete a sweep of their two games in Greensboro after beating Greensboro College, 12-4, Wednesday. Guilford falls to 0-2.

Schmidt first dent the twice late in the first quarter with an extra-man goal that tied the game at 2-2. The tally also triggered a 4-0 Cardinals’ spurt that gave the guests a 5-2 lead in the opening minutes of the third period. Guilford’s Matt Meriwether answered with an unassisted goal 55 seconds later, but Mike Cummins scored a man-up goal and Schmidt followed with two more scores that gave St. John Fisher an insurmountable 8-3 lead with 14:38 left in regulation.

Eight different Cardinals found the back of the net, including Mike Cortina, who finished with three scores. Scott Bowen added three points with a goal and a game-high two assists. Dave Wood scored a goal and an assist, but more importantly, won 13-of-16 face-offs and scooped up a game-high 11 ground balls.

Defenseman Tyler Harrison paced the Quakers’ offense with a goal and an assist. Andrew Vigne played all but the last 1:44 in goal and made a season-high 18 saves.

Guilford returns to action Sunday (3/2) versus visiting Christopher Newport University at 1:00 p.m. The Cardinals host SUNY Plattsburgh March 6 at 4:00 p.m. in their home opener.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final) / 2008 Guilford College Lacrosse / St. John Fisher vs Guilford (Feb 29, 2008 at Greensboro, N.C.)
St. John Fisher (2-0) vs. Guilford (0-2)
Date: Feb 29, 2008 Location: Greensboro, N.C.
Stadium: Armfield Ath. Center
Attendance:52 Start time:4:00 pm End time:6:00 pm Total time:2:00

SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot
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St. John Fisher….. 2 2 3 6 – 13
Guilford………… 2 0 1 3 – 6

St. John Fisher SCORING: GOALS: Chris Schmidt 4; Mike Cortina 3; Scott Bowen 1; Dave Malone 1; Matt Kaiser 1; Dave Wood 1; Mike Cummins 1; Nick Savine 1.
ASSISTS: Scott Bowen 2; Matt Kaiser 1; Dave Malone 1; Jeff Price 1; Chris Schmidt 1; Dave Wood 1.

Guilford SCORING: GOALS: Tyler Harrison 1; Joe Dauksis 1; Tyler Zivic 1; Nick Martin 1; Colin Davis 1; Matt Meriwether 1.
ASSISTS: Matthew Fuquay 1; Tyler Harrison 1.

St. John Fisher GROUND BALLS: Dave Wood 11; Bill Empey 4; Mike Cummins 3; Matt Kaiser 3; Kevin Lux 3; Scott Bowen 2; Ryan Kavanaugh 2; Mark Keida 2; Tyler Peworchik 2; Nick Brace 1; Bill Buttaro 1; Jason Cirulli 1; Jon Cortina 1; Mike Cortina 1; Dave Malone 1; Matt Pompo 1; Jeff Price 1.

Guilford GROUND BALLS: Gates Benson 3; Warren Brown 3; Tyler Harrison 3; Andrew Vigne 3; Matt Youngblood 3; Tyler Zivic 3; Kyle Boylan 2; Joe Dauksis 1; Carl Farlow 1; Matthew Fuquay 1; FJ Ientile 1; Ken Keesee 1; Nick Martin 1; Dan Orr 1.

St. John Fisher TURNOVERS CAUSED: Kevin Lux 4; Dave Malone 2; Bill Empey 1.
Guilford TURNOVERS CAUSED: Matthew Fuquay 5; Gates Benson 1; Warren Brown 1; Carl Farlow 1; Dan Orr 1; Matt Youngblood 1.

SHOTS – St. John Fisher 42; Guilford 21.
SHOTS ON GOAL – St. John Fisher 31; Guilford 12.

PENALTIES – St. John Fisher 4/3:00; Guilford 5/4:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES – St. John Fisher 1-2; Guilford 0-3.

TURNOVERS – St. John Fisher 20; Guilford 28.

FACEOFFS – St. John Fisher 17-23; Guilford 6-23.

CLEARS – St. John Fisher 19-23; Guilford 19-25.

GOALIES – FISHER: Bill Buttaro (01:44 minutes, 1 shots-1 saves, 0 GA) , Jon Cortina 2-0 (30:00, 6-4, 2) , Dan Serafine (28:16, 5-1, 4); GC: Mark Guillen (01:44, 0-0, 0) , Andrew Vigne 0-2 (58:16, 31-18, 13).
Start time: 4:00 pm Finish time: 6:00 pm Length of game: 2:00
Officials: Keith McAdoo; Chris Bynum; Charles Frederick. Scorer: Guilford Sports Info.

A-52 T-2:00
Nonconference game