March 18, 1998
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Providence College Friars were defeated, 21-13, by St. Joseph's University on Wednesday, March 18 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's lacrosse action at Philadelphia, Pa. Senior attack Bill Oakes paced the Hawks' offense with a game high 10 points (five goals, five assists).
Providence trailed 10-5 at halftime but gave up eight goals in the third quarter, which allowed St. Joseph's to open up the game. The Friars were led on offense by sophomore Ken Leahy who registered three goals and three assists.
PC goalkeepers Brian McCarthy and Rob Chambers combined to make 20 saves in the loss.
With the win, St. Joseph's raised its record to 1-3 overall and 1-0 in the MAAC, while Providence dropped to 1-2 overall and 0-1 in league play.
PC returns to action on Saturday, March 21 against Mount St. Mary's in Emmitsburg, Md. at 1:00 p.m.
at Philadelphia, Pa. PROVIDENCE (1-2) 4 1 3 5 - 13 ST. JOSEPH'S (1-3) 7 3 8 3 - 21
Providence goals: Ken Leahy 4, Jeff Merklinger 3, Jason Hanrahan 3, Matt Pymm, Craig Schwalb, Rory Wentworth.
Providence assists: Jason Hanrahan 3, Jeff Merklinger 2, Matt Pymm 2, Jim Dooley, Mike Wright, Ken Leahy.
St. Joseph's goals: Jeff Baxter 5, Bill Oakes 5, Joe O'Donnell 3, Corey Comen 2, Dave McCrimmon 2, Marc Shafer, Chris Capozzoli, Randy McNeill, Drew Scott.
St. Joseph's assists: Bill Oakes 5, Drew Scott 2, Jeff Baxter 2, Dave McCrimmon, Rob Herzog, Chris Capozzoli.
Saves: Providence; Brian McCarthy (14), Rob Chambers (6); St. Joseph's; Ryan McQuade (30).
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