March 10, 2002
The Brown men's lacrosse team dropped its first game of the season, falling to the Fairfield Stags, 9-8, in windy and cold conditions in Fairfield, CT. Junior Chas Gessner led the Bears with three goals and one assist, while junior Jon Thompson netted two goals.
Gessner's goal with 1:29 remaining tied the game, 8-8. Fairfield's Tom Werney scored the game winner with just 47 seconds left to play.
Brown Goals: Gessner 3, Thompson 2, Tuohey, J. Mormile, Culligan. Brown Assists: Gessner, J. Mormile, Albarelli, Culligan
Brown Goalie Saves: Mike Levin 12
Fairfield Goals: Bahman 2,Werney 2, McCarthy 2, Buckner 2, Scipione Fairfield Assists: Werney 2, Scipione, Buckner, Torry, Cusack
Shots: Brown 29, Fairfield 29 Ground Balls: Brown 35, Fairfield 38 Clears: Brown 24/29, Fairfield 22/28 Extra Man Goals/Att.: Brown 4/7, Fairfield 1/3 Faceoffs Won: Brown 8, Fairfield 12