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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
RESULTS VS. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL (2009-03-11 16:00:00)

Misenheimer, NC – The Pfeiffer University men’s lacrosse team outshot the Yellow Jackets of American International College 37-27 en route to a 17-7 non-conference victory on Wednesday afternoon. With the win, the Falcons rise to 4-0 overall (1-0 in Conference Carolinas play) and mark the teams’ best record since the 2003-04 season (6-8 overall). The Yellow Jackets fall in their first game of the season for a 0-1 record overall.
American International got on the board first when Aaron McNab (West Springfield, MA) scored an unassisted goal 4:30 into the game. Junior attack Chad Olsen (Great Mills, MD) notched the first goal for Pfeiffer at 8:05 and was assisted on the play by senior attack Kevin Anderson (Altamonte Springs, FL). The Yellow Jackets took advantage of a man-up situation when Pfeiffer took an illegal body check penalty near the 14 minute mark when Travis Ortensi (South Hadley, MA) put the ball past Falcon starting goalkeeper junior Jimmy Dyches (Abingdon, MD). The period ended with the score 2-1 in favor of the Yellow Jackets.
Pfeiffer’s offense picked up in the second period when the team managed to score eight goals, half of which were scored by Anderson. The Falcons pulled away from American International, who was only able to score two goals in the second period. Ortensi marked his second of the day and James St. Cyr (Utica, NY) chipped in the other. All of the goals were scored at even strength.
The Yellow Jackets remained consistent, scoring two goals again in the third period. Ortensi tallied yet another to give him the hat trick. The Falcons continued their scoring spree with give goals, four of which were scored by junior attack Shawn Cross (Cranberry Township, PA).
Pfeiffer ended the game with three more goals in the fourth period, while American International managed just one more. Cross and Dan Mesler (Penn Yan, NY), who’s third goal of the day gave him a hat trick, each scored with the man advantage.
Pfeiffer was led by Anderson who tallied 10 points off of six goals and four assists. Cross marked six goals for six points. Olsen dishes three assists on the day and put one ball past the Yellow Jacket goalkeeper. Dyches made 13 saves in just over 52 minutes of play.
Ortensi led American International with three points from his hat trick. McNab and Dan MacIssac (Port Perry, Ontario) had one goal and one assist apiece.
Pfeiffer won the battle of the ground balls 48-35 and won 16 of 26 face offs.
The Falcons return to action on Saturday when they play host to Dominican College. Faceoff is scheduled for 1:00 PM.Lacrosse Box Score (Final) The Automated ScoreBook For Lacrosse AIC vs PUMLAX09 (Mar 11, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC) AIC (0-1, 0-0) vs. SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot PUMLAX09 (4-0, 1-0) ------------------------------------- Date: Mar 11, 2009 Attendance: 50 AIC................. 2 2 2 1 - 7 Weather: Cloudy and 80 degrees PUMLAX09............ 1 8 5 3 - 17 AIC SCORING: GOALS: Travis Ortensi 3; Aaron McNab 1; Dan MacIssac 1; Mike Szawlowski 1; James St. Cyr 1. ASSISTS: Nicholas Brett 1; Dan MacIssac 1; Aaron McNab 1. PUMLAX09 SCORING: GOALS: Anderson, Kevin 6; Cross, Shawn 6; Mesler, Dan 3; Olsen, Chad 1; Schultz, Jameson 1. ASSISTS: Anderson, Kevin 4; Olsen, Chad 3; Rockey, Kyle 3; Schultz, Jameson 2; Rockey, Devon 1. SHOTS BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot ------------------------------------- AIC................. 10 7 6 4 - 27 PUMLAX09............ 10 9 8 10 - 37 GROUND BALLS BY PRD 1 2 3 4 Tot ------------------------------------- AIC................. 10 13 9 3 - 35 PUMLAX09............ 8 16 16 8 - 48 FACE-OFFS BY PRD 1 2 3 4 Total ---------------------------------------------------- AIC................. 2-4 4-10 3-7 1-5 - 10-26 PUMLAX09............ 2-4 6-10 4-7 4-5 - 16-26 CLEARS BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Total ---------------------------------------------------- AIC................. 7-7 3-3 4-6 2-2 - 16-18 PUMLAX09............ 6-8 4-8 6-6 4-4 - 20-26 EXTRA-MAN OPPS 1 2 3 4 Total ---------------------------------------------------- AIC................. 1-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 - 1-2 PUMLAX09............ 0-1 0-1 0-1 2-3 - 2-6 SAVES BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot ------------------------------------- AIC................. 4 2 2 3 - 11 PUMLAX09............ 5 3 3 2 - 13 PENALTIES - AIC 6/5:30; PUMLAX09 2/2:00. Officials:. ___________________________ Official signature Lacrosse Box Score (Final) The Automated ScoreBook For Lacrosse AIC vs PUMLAX09 (Mar 11, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC) PUMLAX09 Pos. ## Player G A Pts Sh SOG GB Face Pen-Min ------------------------------------------------------------------------- D 8 Rutledge, James..... - - - - - 6 - M 12 Schultz, Jameson.... 1 2 3 4 2 4 - 1/ 1:00 A 13 Anderson, Kevin..... 6 4 10 8 8 4 - A 20 Cross, Shawn........ 6 - 6 7 7 - - M 22 Mesler, Dan......... 3 - 3 6 5 1 - A 32 Olsen, Chad......... 1 3 4 8 5 1 - D 33 Milrod, Jake........ - - - - - 2 - GK 37 Dyches, Jimmy....... - - - - - 2 - M 38 Rockey, Devon....... - 1 1 - - 11 - D 41 Berg, Doug.......... - - - - - 4 - ---------- Substitutes ---------- 1 Mayes, Sam.......... - - - - - 1 - 1/ 1:00 2 Faulhaber, Patrick.. - - - - - 2 - 3 McMahon, Wesley..... - - - - - - - 4 Samaskeawicz, Mike.. - - - 1 1 - - 5 Rabung, Bryan....... - - - - - - - 6 Connors, TJ......... - - - - - - - 14 Ceballos, Ryan...... - - - - - - - 15 Turner, Scott....... - - - - - - - 16 Baccante, Collin.... - - - - - - - 17 Rockey, Kyle........ - 3 3 1 - 2 - 18 Ensor, Devin........ - - - - - - - 21 Adams, Robert....... - - - - - 4 - 27 Fortier, Daniel..... - - - 1 - - - 28 Ensor, Derrick...... - - - 1 - 2 - 31 Rabung, Matthew..... - - - - - 1 - 34 Persekian, Matt..... - - - - - - - Totals.............. 17 13 30 37 28 47 0-0 2/ 2:00 GOALTENDER SUMMARY PUMLAX09 Minutes GA W/L 1 2 3 4 Saves ------------------------------------------------------------------ 37 Dyches, Jimmy....... 52:12 6 W 5 3 3 2 13 6 Connors, TJ......... 7:48 1 0 0 0 0 0 Legend: Sh=shots SOG-shots on goal G=goals scored A=assists Face=faceoffs T/O=turnovers CT=caused turnover SC=stick check INT=interception BLK=blocked pass/shot DCH=drawn charge Lacrosse Box Score (Final) The Automated ScoreBook For Lacrosse AIC vs PUMLAX09 (Mar 11, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC) AIC Pos. ## Player G A Pts Sh SOG GB Face Pen-Min ------------------------------------------------------------------------- A 6 Travis Ortensi...... 3 - 3 5 4 1 - D 8 Leon Mularski....... - - - 1 1 3 - 3/ 3:00 M 9 Rich Reichert....... - - - 1 1 4 - M 11 Tom Martin.......... - - - 1 - 4 - M 12 Dan MacIssac........ 1 1 2 2 1 1 - D 13 Bryce Urbon......... - - - - - 3 - GK 15 Mark Taylor......... - - - - - 2 - D 18 Quinn Smith......... - - - - - 1 - A 21 Andrew Martin....... - - - - - 2 - A 27 Aaron McNab......... 1 1 2 3 2 4 - ---------- Substitutes ---------- 1 Ian Moulton......... - - - - - - - 3 James St. Cyr....... 1 - 1 2 2 1 - 4 Nick Abraham........ - - - - - - - 5 Mike Szawlowski..... 1 - 1 6 4 3 - 3/ 2:30 7 Connor Wager........ - - - - - 1 - 10 Chrisley Ceme....... - - - - - 1 - 14 Rich Grbic.......... - - - 1 1 - - 19 Alex Casparius...... - - - 1 1 2 - 22 Nicholas Brett...... - 1 1 3 2 1 - 23 James Sposito....... - - - - - - - 24 Eric Whettell....... - - - 1 1 1 - Totals.............. 7 3 10 27 20 35 0-0 6/ 5:30 GOALTENDER SUMMARY AIC Minutes GA W/L 1 2 3 4 Saves ------------------------------------------------------------------ 15 Mark Taylor......... 60:00 17 L 4 2 2 3 11 Legend: Sh=shots SOG-shots on goal G=goals scored A=assists Face=faceoffs T/O=turnovers CT=caused turnover SC=stick check INT=interception BLK=blocked pass/shot DCH=drawn charge Lacrosse Box Score (Final) The Automated ScoreBook For Lacrosse AIC vs PUMLAX09 (Mar 11, 2009 at Misenheimer, NC) SCORING SUMMARY: Prd Time Team Type Goal Scorer Assists H-V ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 1. 1st 4:30 AIC EVEN Aaron McNab...................... Unassisted.............................. 0-1 2. 8:05 PUMLAX09 EVEN Olsen, Chad...................... Anderson, Kevin......................... 1-1 3. 14:17 AIC UP Travis Ortensi................... Unassisted.............................. 1-2 4. 2nd 0:06 PUMLAX09 EVEN Anderson, Kevin.................. Rockey, Devon........................... 2-2 5. 4:38 AIC EVEN James St. Cyr.................... Dan MacIssac............................ 2-3 6. 5:34 PUMLAX09 EVEN Anderson, Kevin.................. Schultz, Jameson........................ 3-3 7. 6:45 PUMLAX09 EVEN Anderson, Kevin.................. Olsen, Chad............................. 4-3 8. 7:29 PUMLAX09 EVEN Anderson, Kevin.................. Rockey, Kyle............................ 5-3 9. 8:20 AIC EVEN Travis Ortensi................... Nicholas Brett.......................... 5-4 10. 10:20 PUMLAX09 EVEN Schultz, Jameson................. Unassisted.............................. 6-4 11. 11:30 PUMLAX09 EVEN Mesler, Dan...................... Unassisted.............................. 7-4 12. 14:00 PUMLAX09 EVEN Cross, Shawn..................... Anderson, Kevin......................... 8-4 13. 14:59 PUMLAX09 EVEN Anderson, Kevin.................. Unassisted.............................. 9-4 14. 3rd 1:42 PUMLAX09 EVEN Cross, Shawn..................... Schultz, Jameson........................ 10-4 15. 2:45 AIC EVEN Dan MacIssac..................... Unassisted.............................. 10-5 16. 5:33 AIC EVEN Travis Ortensi................... Aaron McNab............................. 10-6 17. 7:34 PUMLAX09 EVEN Mesler, Dan...................... Unassisted.............................. 11-6 18. 9:34 PUMLAX09 EVEN Cross, Shawn..................... Anderson, Kevin......................... 12-6 19. 11:47 PUMLAX09 EVEN Cross, Shawn..................... Anderson, Kevin......................... 13-6 20. 14:58 PUMLAX09 EVEN Cross, Shawn..................... Rockey, Kyle............................ 14-6 21. 4th 2:50 PUMLAX09 UP Cross, Shawn..................... Olsen, Chad............................. 15-6 22. 3:58 PUMLAX09 UP Mesler, Dan...................... Rockey, Kyle............................ 16-6 23. 5:45 PUMLAX09 EVEN Anderson, Kevin.................. Olsen, Chad............................. 17-6 24. 9:57 AIC EVEN Mike Szawlowski.................. Unassisted.............................. 17-7 PENALTY SUMMARY: Prd Time Team ##-Player Min Offense --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1st 13:57 PUMLAX09 12-Schultz, Jameson 1:00 PP ILLEGAL BODY CHECK...................... 12:38 AIC 8 -Leon Mularski 1:00 PP CROSS-CHECK............................. 2nd 05:43 AIC 5 -Mike Szawlowski 1:00 PP ILLEGAL BODY CHECK...................... 3rd 12:02 PUMLAX09 1 -Mayes, Sam 1:00 PP SLASHING................................ 03:43 AIC 5 -Mike Szawlowski 0:30 PP PUSHING................................. 4th 01:26 AIC 8 -Leon Mularski 1:00 PP SLASHING................................ 02:21 AIC 5 -Mike Szawlowski 1:00 PP CROSS-CHECK............................. 02:36 AIC TM-TEAM 0:30 PP TOO MANY PLAYERS........................ 03:45 AIC 8 -Leon Mularski 1:00 PP ILLEGAL BODY CHECK......................