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Saxon men’s lacrosse team falls to Hartwick

ONEONTA, NY – Host Hartwick College defeated the Alfred University men’s lacrosse team, 8-4, Saturday afternoon in Alfred’s 2009 season finale.

Hartwick (5-8, 3-5 Empire 8) led 5-1 at the half before Alfred (8-7, 1-7 Empire 8) outscored the Hawks, 3-0, in the third to pull within a goal, at 5-4. Hartwick would score the only goals of the final period to pull away with the win.

Sophomore attackman Marc Zoyhofski (Blasdell, NY/Frontier) had two goals to pace AU. Junior midfielder Justin Gill (Gowanda, NY/Gowanda) and freshman midfielder Dave Malave (Shoreham, NY/Shoreham-Wading River) each netted a goal and junior midfielder Mike Russo (Mattydale, NY/Cicero-North Syracuse) added an assist.

Steve Caramello had three goals and Alex Giavinazzo had three assists for Hartwick.

Sophomore goalie Adam Schutz (Geneva, NY/Geneva) had a game-high 11 groundballs and made 14 saves for Alfred. Hartwick netminder John Meade made 13 saves and picked up a team-high 10 groundballs.