Bears Toppled By Ohio State, 9-7, On Late Goals

March 25, 2006

Box Score

Columbus, OH - Josh Wittenburg's goal with 4:17 remaining broke a 7-7 tie and lifted Ohio State (3-4) to a 9-7 men's lacrosse win over Brown (2-4) Saturday evening.

The Bears had tied the game just 41 seconds earlier on senior Kyle Wailes' second goal of the game with 4:58 remaining in the game.

The sea-saw game saw the Bears break out on top, 1-0, on a goal by Alex Buckley early in the game. The Buckeyes scored three unanswered goals to grab a 3-1 lead with 5:55 left in the first quarter.

Brown goals by freshman Nic Bell, junior David Madeira and Wailes with 4:45 left in the second quarter put the Bears back on top, 4-3. Joel Delgardo scored for the Buckeyes to knot the score, 4-4 at the half.

Senior Will McGettigan opened the third quarter by scoring with 8:23 left, but Ohio State's Andrew Bender tied the score, 5-5, with 4:37 left in the quarter. Madeira netted his second goal to give the Bears a 6-5 lead after three quarters.

Goals by Ohio State's Andrew Bender and Peter Schell with 6:42 gave the Buckeyes a 7-6 advantage with 6:42 remaining. Wailes goal tied it for the Bears, but the Buckeyes answered with Wittenberg's lone goal of the game, and then added an insurance goal by Kevin Buchanan with 1:41 left to play.

Brown out-shot the Buckeyes by a 33-27 margin, and Bears' senior goalie Nick Gentilesco registered nine saves. John Bolen made 13 saves in goal for the Buckeyes.

The Bears continue their Midwest swing on Wednesday evening against Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. Game time is 7:00 p.m.

SCORE BY PERIOD       1  2  3  4  Tot
Brown...............  2  2  2  1 -  7
Ohio State..........  3  1  1  4 -  9

Brown SCORING: GOALS: Madeira, David 2; Wailes, Kyle 2; McGettigan, Will 1; Buckley, Alex 1; Bell, Nic 1. ASSISTS: Madeira, David 1; McGettigan, Will 1.

Ohio State SCORING: GOALS: Bender, Andrew 3; Dalgarno, Joel 2; Wittenberg, Josh 2; Buchanan, Kevin 1; Schell, Peter 1. ASSISTS: Bender, Andrew 2; Buchanan, Kevin 1; Dalgarno, Joel 1.

GOALTENDER SUMMARY Minutes GA W/L Saves -------------------------------------------------- 35 Bolen, John, OSU......... 60:00 7 W 13 2 Gentilesco, Nick, Brown.... 60:00 9 L 11

SHOTS BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot ------------------------------------- Brown............... 5 5 13 10 - 33 Ohio State.......... 9 7 6 5 - 27

GROUND BALLS BY PRD 1 2 3 4 Tot ------------------------------------- Brown............... 5 7 4 9 - 25 Ohio State.......... 8 7 6 10 - 31

FACE-OFFS BY PRD 1 2 3 4 Total ---------------------------------------------------- Brown............... 1-6 1-2 2-4 3-6 - 7-18 Ohio State.......... 5-6 1-2 2-4 3-6 - 11-18

CLEARS BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Total ---------------------------------------------------- Brown............... 4-5 2-4 4-4 3-3 - 13-16 Ohio State.......... 3-3 2-3 2-2 6-7 - 13-15

EXTRA-MAN OPPS 1 2 3 4 Total ---------------------------------------------------- Brown............... 0-0 0-2 0-3 0-1 - 0-6 Ohio State.......... 0-0 0-1 1-1 0-0 - 1-2

SAVES BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot ------------------------------------- Brown............... 5 3 3 0 - 11 Ohio State.......... 1 2 3 7 - 13