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Men’s lacrosse: Widener wins first of year and first under rookie coach Dawson

Sunday, 11th March 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 3/11/12
From Press Release

Widener raced to a seven-goal lead at three-quarter time and was on its way to a 14-8 triumph at Frostburg State in Frostburg, MD.

The victory was the first at Widener for rookie coach Brendan Dawson. He arrived after coaching one year at Aurora College, where he went 11-6 last season.

Widener gained the early edge with a 7-4 halftime cushion thanks to two goals apiece from juniors Josh Fox (Lower Merion) and Ryan Eidenshink (La Salle). Sophomore Robert Clemens (Sun Valley) dished two assists in the half.

The Pride really began to pull away in the third quarter with four goals. Senior Ryan Shewell opened the scoring with 9:44 left to give Widener an 8-4 lead. The visitors then got two goals from Clemens and one from senior Michael Bassani in the final 2:31 for an 11-4 cushion.

Eidenshink amassed three goals and two assists with Clemens totaling two goals and two assists for the Pride (1-4), who owned a 47-24 shots edge. Fox, Shewell and senior Brian Rogers (Bishop Shanahan) also scored twice and junior Bobby Schluter (Tatnall School) made four saves.

Chris Rios scored three goals, Devin Colegrove netted two, Ryan Serio had a goal and two assists, and Tyler Haines made 13 saves for the Bobcats (2-4).



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