Release: April 7, 2010
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men's lacrosse beats Siena 9-8 in double overtime
VESTAL, N.Y.-- Freshman midfielder Tyler
Perrelle scored with 2:22 left in the second sudden-death
overtime period, leading Binghamton (3-7) to a 9-8 win over Siena
(5-4) in a non-conference men's lacrosse game on Wednesday afternoon
at the Bearcats Sports Complex. The win snaps the Bearcats' three-game
Perrelle's game-winning goal, which was his first of the game,
was assisted by freshman attack Jack
Doherty, who finished with two goals and a pair of assists.
Senior midfielder Drew
Wichmann tallied a team-best three assists.
Binghamton took a 4-3 halftime lead on a goal by Doherty with
two seconds left before the break. The Bearcats had tied the
game on three seperate occasions in the opening 30 minutes before
Doherty's blast gave them their first lead of the day.
In the third quarter, the Bearcats jumped out to a 7-4 lead with
5:03 left to go. Doherty had his second goal during that span.
Siena, however, trimmed the deficit to 7-6 heading into the final
period. Sophomore attack Bryan Neufeld, who finished with a goal
and three assists for the game, had the final goal of the third
Junior midfielder David
Raleigh put Binghamton ahead 8-6 just over three minutes
into the fourth quarter. The Saints, however, tied the game at
8-8 with 41 seconds remaining in regulation. Ryan Duggan had
the game-tying blast and Neufeld recorded his final assist of
Binghamton outshot Siena 36-31 for the game. Sophomore face off
Donigan won 14 of the 21 draws and had 11 ground balls.
Binghamton hosts UMBC on Saturday at 7 p.m.