May 9, 1998
AMHERST, Mass.--Virginia's Jay Jalbert scored five goals and
recorded one assist and Jamie Leachman notched four goals to lead
sixth-seeded Virginia to a 16-10 win over Hobart in the first round of the
NCAA Lacrosse Tournament at Garber Field at the University of
The Cavaliers were held scoreless in the first quarter until
Jalbert put Virginia on the scoreboard with his first goal with 6:26 on the
clock in the second quarter. The Cavaliers held a 3-2 lead a half-time.
Hobart opened the third quarter of play with three straight goals
before Jalbert connected on his third goal of the day to make the score 5-4
in favor of Hobart. Both teams exchanged goals before Virginia scored
four straight goals, including three in the final 51 seconds of the third
quarter to build a 9-7 lead. Drew McKnight scored the tying goal with 51
seconds on the clock and Leachman scored the go-ahead goal with 39 seconds
to put the Cavaliers in the lead for good. Leachman scored again with 10
seconds remaining in the quarter.
Leachman opened the final stanza with a goal and the Cavaliers
outscored the Statesmen 7-3 to close out the game.
The Cavaliers out-shot Hobart 70-29 while Hobart goalie, Fred
Pawlikowski recorded 28 saves for the game, with 22 saves coming in the
first two quarters. Virginia goalie, Chris Sanderson, recorded seven saves.
Virginia will meet third seeded Syracuse in the NCAA Quarterfinals
on May 16 at Hofstra University .
Scoring 1 2 3 4 F
Hobart 1 1 5 3 10
Virginia 0 3 6 7 16
Hobart - Jason Ouellet 3, Trevor Buck 2, Rich Schwanke 2, Jared Beebee,
Alex Mitchell, Jamie Breslin
Virginia - Jay Jalbert 5, Jamie Leachman 4, Tucker Radebaugh 2, Drew
McKnight 2, Hanley Holcomb, David Wren
Hobart - Buck, Schwanke, Mitchell, Beebee
Virginia - Radebaugh 3, Jalbert, Radebaugh, Henry Oakey, Drew Melchionni
Shots: Hobart 29, Virginia 70
Saves: Hobart (Fred Pawlikowski 28), Virginia (Sanderson 7)
Faceoffs: Hobart 18, Virginia 12
Ground balls: Hobart 34, Virginia 41 Clears: Hobart
21/31, Virginia 27/33
Penalties: Hobart 2-1:30, Virginia 3-2:30 EMO: Hobart 0/3,