Immediate Release: March 31, 2007
Contact: David O'Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Binghamton men's lacrosse defeats Hartford 16-4 in conference
VESTAL, N.Y. -- Sophomore attack Chris
Mulheron (Canandaigua, N.Y.) scored three goals and added
three assists and freshman attack Drew
Wichman (Syracuse, N.Y.) had two goals and three assists,
leading Binghamton (2-4, 1-0 AE) to a 16-4 win over Hartford
(1-7, 0-2 AE) in an America East Conference men's lacrosse game
at the East Gym Complex on Saturday afternoon. The Bearcats have
now won two of their past three games and have averaged 12.3
goals per outing in the process.
Sophomore attack Jake Boyce (Pittsford,
N.Y.) also recorded a hat trick, giving him six goals in his
past two games. Senior midfielder Jeff
Santucci (Cicero, N.Y.), freshman midfielder Steve
Carlson (Penn Yan, N.Y.) and sophomore midfielder Andrew
O'Leary (Syracuse, N.Y.) each added two goals and sophomore
defender John Dreska (Rockville Center, N.Y.) tallied a pair
Binghamton took control of the game early, going up 5-0 with
7:19 left in the first half. Santucci netted both of his goals
by that point and Wichmann recorded two of his assists. From
there, the Bearcats went up 8-2 at the break.
The Bearcats blew the game open with six unanswered goals in
a span of 6:57 to go up 14-2 midway through the third quarter.
Boyce scored two of his goals during the run.
O'Leary had the Bearcats' final two goals of the game, both coming
in the fourth quarter.
Binghamton outshot the Hawks 52-14 and won 17 of 23 faceoffs.
Sophomore faceoff specialist J.P. Wioncek
(Beverly, Mass.) won 16 of his 21 draws.
The Bearcats head to nationally-ranked Virginia on Tuesday for
a 4 p.m. game.
Binghamton's past three games, Wichmann has five goals and 10
assists. For the season, he leads the Bearcats with six goals
and 12 assists ... Boyce, who has a team-high nine goals, now
has five career hat tricks. Mulheron has three hat tricks ...
Carlson ranks second on the team with eight goals. He has scored
four goals in his past two games.