Loyola rolls by Notre Dame behind Brundage's 3 goals

Greyhounds build 4-0 lead and never look back, 13-7

College Lacrosse

March 21, 2004|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Stephen Brundage scored three goals, and 15th-ranked Loyola used a big first quarter to defeat No. 9 Notre Dame, 13-7, in men's lacrosse before 1,644 at Geppi-Aikens Field.

The Greyhounds (2-2) controlled possession in the opening period by winning six of seven faceoffs and built a 4-0 lead behind two goals from Brundage and one each from Matt Monfett and Andrew Spack. Brian Hubschmann put the Fighting Irish (1-3) on the board with 4:56 remaining in the first quarter, but the Greyhounds scored the game's next three goals to build their lead to 7-1.

Notre Dame cut it to 7-3 with 8:01 to go in the first half on scores by Pat Walsh and Steve Clagett. Spack countered nearly four minutes later to make it 8-3. Matt Howell got the Irish to within 8-4 by halftime and Owen Mulford made it 8-5 early in the third quarter, but got no closer.

The teams traded the next two goals, but after Notre Dame's Dan Berger made it 9-6, the Greyhounds kept the Irish off the board for the next 18:42.

Walsh led Notre Dame with two goals. Dan Glazer made 12 saves for Loyola.

Notre Dame 1 3 2 1 - 7

Loyola 5 3 2 3 - 13

Goals: ND-Walsh 2, Hubschmann, Howell, Berger, Mulford, Clagett; L-Brundage 3, Monfett 2, Spack 2, Shek 2, Halip, Landry, Einhorn, Coffman. Assists: ND-Howell, Hubschmann, Walsh; L-Monfett 2, Spack 2, Adams, Brundage, Dupuis, Halip. Saves: ND-Crosland 12; L-Glazer 12.

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