April 9, 1998
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Fairfield University defeated the Providence College Friars, 18-9, on Thursday, April 9 in men's lacrosse action at Fairfield, Conn.
Providence and Fairfield were tied at 3-3 after 15 minutes of action. The Friars continued to be play tough against the Stags in the second quarter as the two teams entered halftime with Fairfield leading 8-7. However, Fairfield took control of the game over the last 30 minutes of the games as it outscored PC, 10-2.
PC junior goalkeeper Rob Chambers made 18 saves in the loss
With the win, Fairfield raised its record to 4-4 overall and 4-0 in MAAC action, while Providence dropped to 3-5 overall and 2-4 in league play.
PC returns to action on Wednesday, April 15 at Boston College at 7:00 p.m.
at Fairfield, Conn.
Providence (3-5) 3 4 1 1 - 9
Fairfield (4-4) 3 5 3 7 - 18
Providence goals: Jeff Merklinger 2, Ken Leahy 2, Jack Cullinane 2, Craig Schwalb 2, Dan Moran
Assists: Matt Pymm 2, Dan Moran 2, Ken Leahy, Jim Dooley, Jack Cullinane, Don Chapman, Craig Schwalb
Fairfield goals: Matt Callaghan 5, Spencer Steele 4, J.T. Groake 3, Andy Smet 2, Dan Taylor, Chris Easterbrooks, James Reichert, Devon Brady
Assists: Spencer Steele 4, Matt Callaghan 3, J.T. Groake 3, Andy Smet 2, Peter Shanley, Devin Laden
Saves: Providence; Rob Chambers (18): Fairfield; Tom Brandel (4), Joshn Olson (7).