Brown and Bryant Battle Tuesday Evening

Providence, Rhode Island - The Brown men's lacrosse team will travel 15 miles north to battle Bryant on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at the Bryant Turf Complex in Smithfield, Rhode Island, starting at 7:00 p.m.  Both teams are coming off heartbreaking losses, Brown a 5-4 quadruple overtime loss to Princeton, and Bryant a 13-12 loss to Quinnipiac

 

The Series Record:  Brown (3-5) and Bryant (3-6) have met twice before, with the Bears winning both games.  Last year, coach Lars Tiffany's team earned a 9-7 victory over the Bulldogs in Providence to clinch the Ocean State Cup.  David Hawley '11 scored three goals to lead the Bears.

 

Listen To The Bears:  If you can't make it to the game, listen live on brownbears.com.  Mike Mancuso will call all the action.

 

Chriss Second Nationally In Saves Percentage:  Senior goalie Matt Chriss turned in a Herculean performance in Brown's 5-4 quadruple overtime loss to Princeton on Saturday, making 20 saves, including four saves in the four sudden-death overtime periods.  He ranks second in the nation with a save percentage of .642, while posting a 7.42 goals against average, 11th best in the nation.

 

Bear Facts:  Senior attackman Andrew Feinberg ranks fifth nationally with 2.71 goals per game.  His 3.86 points per game (19 goals-8 assists) is eighth in the nation…Senior attackman David Hawley has scored 10 of his 14 goals in Brown's last three games, including a career high six goals against Vermont…Sophomore Roger Ferguson picked up a game high six ground balls against Princeton, and leads the Bears with 28 ground balls for the season…Senior All-American defenseman Peter Fallon is the leader of a Brown defense that has allowed just 7.88 goals per game, 14th best in the nation…Sophomore Sam Ford is second on the Brown team with 21 ground balls…Senior Jeff Foote earned a starting role on attack against Princeton.  He assisted on Brown's game-tying goal that sent the game into overtime…Junior Parker Brown, who scored two goals against Princeton, ranks second on the Brown team in scoring with 20 points (11 goals, 9 assists).