Durham, NC - The third-ranked Duke men's lacrosse team out-shot Brown by a 42-23 margin en route to a 12-7 non-league win over the Bears at Koskinen Stadium. Senior David Hawley scored three goals, and senior Andrew Feinberg, the nation's third leading scorer, added two goals, to lead the Bears, who fall to 3-4 on the season. Duke extended its record to 8-2 overall with its seventh straight victory.
Brown jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a goal by senior Teddy Daiber (Rye, NY) just four-and a half minutes into the game. Goals by Duke's Bill Conmnors and Christian Walsh gave the Blue Devils a 2-1 lead after one quarter.
Duke extended its lead to 3-1 early in the second quarter, but the Bears answered with consecutive goals by senior David Hawley (New Canaan, CT) to tie the game, 3-3, with 10:42 left in the half.
The Blue Devils took control of the game with three straight tallies in the next five minutes, on goals by David Lawson, Jordan Wolf and Robert Rotanz, to pull ahead by a 6-3 margin at intermission.
Hawley's third goal of the game with 13:24 left in the third quarter pulled the Bears to within 6-4. But Duke answered with two straight goals to grab an 8-4 lead.
Senior Andrew Feinberg's (Owing Mills, MD) goal at 11:28 pulled the Bears back into the fast-paced game, trailing 8-5. Two more third quarter goals lifted the Blue Devils to a 10-5 advantage at the end of the quarter.
Fourth quarter Brown goals by sophomore Alex Jones (Annapolis, MD) and Feinberg closed out the scoring for the Bears. Feinberg's 118 career goals now rank sixth in the Brown record book. Junior Parker Brown's (San Francisco, CA) added two assists to lead the Bears.
Bears' senior goalie Matt Chriss (Lutherville, MD) kept Brown in the game by making 12 saves. Duke goalie Dan Wigrizer made seven saves in the Blue devils' net.
The Bears return to Ivy League action on Saturday, traveling to Princeton, New Jersey to battle Princeton. Game time is 1:00 p.m. at Class of 1952 Stadium.
Pictured: Andrew Feinberg '11. photo by dspics.net