March 13, 2007
Charlottesville, Va. - The Virginia men's lacrosse team scored the game's first eight goals to take control early in a 23-6 win over Mount St. Mary's tonight before 1142 fans at Klöckner Stadium.
With the win the Cavaliers remain undefeated in night games at Klöckner (19-0) and improve to 5-1 overall this season. The Mount, playing its first road game of the year, remains winless at 0-3.
Virginia struck first on the first of Drew Thompson's two goals with just over three minutes elapsed. Ben Rubeor notched his first goal of the evening at the 9:35 mark and Foster Gilbert followed with his third goal of the season as the Cavalier lead grew to 3-0 after eight minutes of play.
Thompson's extra-man goal with less than four minutes to play in the opening quarter pushed the Cavalier lead to 4-0. Danny Glading, Rubeor and Steve Giannone scored in the final 90 seconds of the quarter as the lead grew to 7-0.
Following a Glading goal to open the second quarter, Dave Orban scored to end Mount St. Mary's drought at the 10:53 mark. Orban scored three times to become only the fourth player to record a hat trick against Virginia this season.
Virginia came back with a four-goal run, highlighted by two goals by Gavin Gill, to run the lead to double digits late in the first half. The Mount's Joe Bello scored five seconds before the break as the Cavaliers took a 12-2 lead into the locker room at halftime.
Head coach Dom Starsia substituted frequently throughout the second half. Bud Petit replaced Kip Turner in goal to start the second half. Petit played the third quarter and finished with one save, while allowing two goals.
Virginia opened the third quarter with six goals in the first five minutes to take an 18-2 lead. The reserves built the lead to 22-4 early in the fourth quarter. Overall, Starsia used all 36 available players in the game.
Virginia returns to action Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. against Towson at Klöckner Stadium.
Mount St. Mary's 0-2-2-2--6 record: 0-3
No. 6 Virginia 7-5-8-3--23 record: 5-1
Scoring (G-A)-- M: Dave Orban 3-0, Joe Bello 1-2, Geery Grant 1-1, Drew Dunn 1-0. V: Ben Rubeor 4-3, Danny Glading 3-2, Gavin Gill 3-1, Joe Dewey 3-0, Drew Thompson 2-0, Ryan Kelly 1-2, George Huguely 1-1, Ryan Burns 1-0, Kevin Coale 1-0, Steve Giannone 1-0, Foster Gilbert 1-0, Jack Riley 1-0, Mike Thompson 1-0, Garrett Billings 0-3, Adam Fassnacht 0-1, Tim Fuchs 0-1, Ricky Smith 0-1, team (own goal) 1-0.
Goalie Summary--M: Joe Zolezzi 30 mins., 13 saves, 12 goals allowed; Chris Channing 30, 11, 11. V: Kip Turner 30 mins., 4 saves, 2 goals allowed; Bud Petit 15, 1, 2; Mark Wade 10:14, 0, 2; Rob Eimer 4:46, 0, 0.
Shots: M--23, V--75
Ground Balls: M--33, V--56
Clearing: M--13x25, V--15x16
Faceoffs: M--14, V--18
Penalties: M--4-3:30, V--3-3:00
EMO: M--1x3, V--3x4
Conte's Impact Continues to GrowFootball9/28/16In his second year as a Virginia starter, graduate student Nicholas Conte (44.2-yard average) ranks among the nation's top punters.Spirit of '76 Unites Basketball FamilyMen's Basketball9/27/16At the Virginia men's basketball reunion, the spotlight was on the 1975-76 team and the legacy of former head coach Terry Holland.'Hoos Savor Long-Awaited BreakthroughFootball9/25/16The 'Hoos picked up their first victory of the season -- also their first under head coach Bronco Mendenhall -- Saturday at Scott Stadium.
Director of News Content
A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
Jeff White: Kirwan Eager to Get Up and Running
M. Lacrosse | 8/1/2016
Sean Kirwan, one of Virginia coach Lars Tiffany's new assistants, coordinated the nation's top...
Jeff White: Turner Embraces New Challenge at UVA
M. Lacrosse | 7/18/2016
Former UVA star Kip Turner is back at his alma mater as an assistant on new head coach Lars...
Lars Tiffany Announces Men's Lacrosse Coaching Staff
M. Lacrosse | 7/11/2016
Virginia men’s lacrosse head coach Lars Tiffany announced that Sean Kirwan and Kip Turner, ...
Jeff White: Tiffany Plans to Push Pace at UVA
M. Lacrosse | 6/21/2016
New head coach Lars Tiffany comes to Virginia from Brown, which went 16-3 and led the nation in...
Virginia Names Lars Tiffany Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
M. Lacrosse | 6/21/2016
Virginia athletics director Craig Littlepage announced Tuesday (June 21) that Lars Tiffany, the...
Four Cavaliers Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
M. Lacrosse | 6/20/2016
Four members of UVA’s men’s lacrosse team were named to the 2016 All-ACC Academic Men...
Cavaliers Place Two on the USILA All-America Team
M. Lacrosse | 05/28/2016
Virginia men’s lacrosse players Michael Howard and Zed Williams were named to the 2016...
Dom Starsia Departs as Virginia Men’s Lacrosse Coach
M. Lacrosse | 05/23/2016
University of Virginia director of athletics Craig Littlepage announced today that a change in...
- Online Stores