Providence, Rhode Island - The 14th-ranked Brown men’s lacrosse team will play its first home game of the season on Wednesday, March 10, hosting Hartford at Meister-Kavan Field, starting at 3:00 pm. Live Stats will be available on Brown’s website, brownbears.com, while live audio is also available, with Mike Rubin calling the play.
Coach Lars Tiffany’s squad, who earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament a year ago, is coming off a hard-fought 15-12 loss to #9 Hofstra in its season opening game. Most of the Bears’ scoring came from a trio of players – senior Thomas Muldoon with four goals, and senior Reade Seligmann and junior David Hawley with three goals each. Seligmann also added a career high four assists and is the nation’s leader in points per game (7.0) and assists per game (4.0).
Freshman George Sherman registered his first career goal against Hofstra, while sophomore Matt Greenburg also added a goal.
With four goals and an assist against the Flying Dutchmen, Muldoon moved into a tie with former Brown standout Dave Edgerly ’64 for 24th place on Brown’s all-time scoring list with 121 career points (93 goals, 28 assists). Muldoon’s 93 goals rank 11th in the Brown record book.
Junior Matt Chriss took over the goalkeeping duties from All-American Jordan Burke and made 13 saves in goal, including eight in the first quarter alone to keep the Bears in the game.
Hartford (1-2) is coming off a its first win of the season, a 13-11 decision over Siena at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium. Jared Franze leads the Hawks with nine goals.
Brown and Hartford have met six times, dating back to 2002, with the Bears holding a 6-0 series advantage. The two teams last met in 2002, a 14-8 Brown victory.
Following Wednesday’s game against Hartford, Brown will be back in action again on Saturday, March 13, traveling to Philadelphia, PA to face St. Joseph’s at 1:00 p.m.
Pictured: Head Coach Lars Tiffany. Photo by Brian Ballweg