Immediate Release: April 3, 2007
Contact: David O'Brian (firstname.lastname@example.org)
No. 3 Virginia rallies to defeat Binghamton men's lacrosse 10-7
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-- No. 3 Virginia went on a five-goal rampage
in the decisive fourth quarter and defeated Binghamton (2-5)
10-7 in a non-conference men's lacrosse game on Tuesday afternoon
at Klöckner Stadium. The Bearcats played valiantly but were
unable to record their second-ever upset over a Top 10 program.
Sophomore attack Danny Glading, who finished the game with three
goals, scored once and had an assist during the decisive fourth
period. For Binghamton, sophomore attack Jake
Boyce tied for the game high with three goals, marking his
second hat trick in as many games. Freshman midfielder Steve
Carlson (Penn Yan, N.Y.) added a goal and an assist.
Binghamton surprised the Cavaliers in the first half and took
a 4-2 lead into the break. Carlson had his goal and assist during
the first 30 minutes of play. Boyce, senior midfielder Nate
Kerstein (Rochester, N.Y.) and senior midfielder Jeff
Kaylor (Beverly, Mass.) had the other three goals.
The Bearcats showed no signs of letting up in the third quarter
as Boyce took a feed from senior midfielder Jeff
Santucci (Cicero, N.Y.) with 9:33 remaining to stretch the
lead to 5-2. Just 38 seconds later, however, Danny Glading scored
his second goal of the game to pull the Cavaliers back to within
a pair of goals. From there, Virginia's offense reeled off two
more goals to tie the game at 5-5 with 5:10 left to go in the
Despite the setback, the Bearcats refused to go away, taking
a 6-5 lead on an unassisted goal by sophomore midfielder Duncan
Streeten (Corning, N.Y.) with 3:19 left in the third quarter.
That set the stage for the pivotal fourth quarter.
The decisive run of the game started at the 13:00 mark on a goal
by junior midfielder Will Barrow. In the ensuing 7:50, the Cavaliers
took control of the game with three unanswered goals.
Boyce completed his hat trick with 4:40 left, pulling Binghamton
to within 9-7. Sophomore midfielder Steve Giannone, however,
gave Virginia an insurance goal with 3:34 remaining.
returns home to host Vermont on Saturday at 1 p.m.
NOTE: Binghamton upset then No. 8 Towson 7-6 in double
overtime on March 4, 2006.