#16 Brown Hosts #5 Princeton At Gillette Stadium In New England Lacrosse Classic

New England Lacrosse Classic:  Brown will host Princeton in the second game of an Ivy League lacrosse doubleheader on Saturday, April 3rd at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass, the home of the 2008 and 2009 NCAA Championship, starting at 2:30 p.m.  Cornell and Dartmouth will face-off in the first game, beginning at 12 noon.

 

Listen/Watch Live: If you can’t make it to the game, Brown fans can follow the game with live stats or listen to the game with Mike Rubin calling the play and Mike Mancuso providing the color commentary.  Both live stats and the live audio feed are available on www.Brownbears.com

 

Brown’s Record:  Brown, ranked 16th in the nation (USILA), has posted a 3-3 overall record, including a 1-0 Ivy League mark.  The Bears have beaten Hartford (13-12), #11 Harvard (13-11), and St. Joseph’s (18-4), with narrow losses to #8 Hofstra (15-12), #9 UMass (11-10) and #7 Duke (11-10).

 

The Series Record:  Brown and Princeton have met 47 times, dating back to 1964, with the Tigers holding a 26-21 series advantage over the Bears. The last two games between Brown and Princeton have been played for the Ivy League Championship.  Last year, Princeton came away with an 11-7 decision over the Bears to earn the Ivy League title.  In 2008, Brown captured the Ivy League title on the final day of the season with a 6-5 win over Princeton at Stevenson Field. 

Top Gun:  Junior attackman Andrew Feinberg (Owing Mills, MD) is second in the Ivy League and ninth nationally in goals with 3.0 per game (18 goals). Feinberg has recorded at least one point in 25 consecutive games for the Bears, dating back to April 19, 2008, the 6th longest streak in the country.  Over that span, he has scored 67 goals and handed out 19 assists.  Feinberg has scored four or more goals three times this season, vs. Hartford, UMass and Harvard, while scoring three goals against St. Joseph’s and Duke.

Muldoon Among Brown’s All-Time Scorers:  Senior All-American attackman Thomas Muldoon (Oakton, VA), a two –time first team All-Ivy and New England selection, has posted 136 career points for the Bears, 17th on Brown’s all-time scoring list.  He scored four goals against Duke on Tuesday and became the 10th player in Brown history to reach the century mark in goals, now with 102 career goals, eighth best in the Brown record book.

 

Thomas Muldoon’s Career Statistics

Season            Goals                 Assists               Points

2007                23                      9                        32

2008                30                      7                        37

2009                36                      11                      27

2010                13                      7                        20

Career             102                    34                      136

 

High Scoring Bears: Brown leads the Ivy League and ranks sixth nationally in scoring with 12.67 goals per game.  Brown’s man-up offense has scored nine times in 17 opportunities, fourth best in the nation, while the Bears’ 21.60 points per game ranks sixth in the nation.  14 different Brown players have scored goals this year.

 

Muldoon Named Finalist For Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award:  Senior attackman Thomas Muldoon was recently named a finalist for the prestigious Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, an award that goes to a senior with achievements in four areas of excellence: Classroom, Character, Community, and Competition.  Brown fans can vote for Muldoon at the award’s official web site, http://www.seniorclassaward.com/vote/lacrosse_2010/ as well as through text messaging. Fans can text LAX to 74569 to vote for the finalists.

 

Bear Facts:  Bears’ freshman defenseman Roger Ferguson is the team leader with 2 ground balls…Junior All-American defenseman Peter Fallon has picked up 19 ground balls, second on the Brown team…Senior Charlie Kenney and junior Seth Ratner split the Brown face-off duties…Sophomore attackman Parker Brown is Brown’s third leading scorer with 16 points (9 goals, 7 assists)…Junior middy David Hawley, a transfer from Williams, is Brown’s third leading goal scorer with 11 goals…Junior goalie Matt Chriss leads the Ivy League with 9.83 saves per game.

 

Brown’s Probable Starters:

A            Thomas Muldoon            Sr.

A            Parker Brown             So.

A            Andrew Feinberg            Jr.

M            Rob Schlesinger            So.

M            David Hawley                        Jr.

M            Reade Seligmann            Sr.

D            Brennan Bailey            So.

D            Jake Westermann            Sr.

D            Peter Fallon              Jr.

G            Matt Chriss              Jr.

F/O            Charlie Kenney            Sr.

 

Brown Head Coach Lars Tiffany:  Fourth-year head coach Lars Tiffany is a 1990 Brown graduate and a two-year Brown lacrosse captain under then-Brown coach Dom Starsia.  He played on two Brown teams that earned NCAA Tournament berths, and played in the North-South Senior All-Star Game.  Tiffany, who has posted a 33-17 record at Brown,  was named the 2008 and 2009 New England Coach of the Year after guiding the Brown men's lacrosse team to the Ivy League Championship in 2008, and returning the Bears to the NCAA Tournament in 2009.

 

2010 Brown Men’s Lacrosse Schedule

3/6            Sat.        at Hofstra                                                L, 12-15

3/10            Wed.            HARTFORD                                          W, 13-12

3/13            Sat.        at St. Joseph’s (PA)                            W, 18-5

3/20            Sat.        at Harvard                                                W, 13-11

3/23            Tue.            MASSACHUSETTS                            L, 10-11

3/30            Tue.       at Duke                                       L, 10-11

4/3            Sat.            PRINCETON (at Gillette Stadium)            2:30 p.m.

4/6            Tue.            BRYANT                                                7:00 p.m.

4/10            Sat.        at Penn                                                    1:00 p.m.

4/17            Sat.            YALE                                                    1:00 p.m.

4/20            Tue.            PROVIDENCE                         7:00 p.m.

4/24            Sat.        at Cornell                                                1:00 p.m.

5/1            Sat.            DARTMOUTH                           1:00 p.m.

5/7            Fri.            Ivy League Tournament (highest seed)  TBA   

5/9            Sun.            Ivy League Tournament (highest seed)  TBA   

 

Head Coach: Lars Tiffany (Brown ’90)