Quinnipiac University Bobcats (1-2) at
No. 18 Brown University Bears (1-1)
Friday, March 5, 2009 3 p.m.
Meister Kavan Field Providence, R.I.
Bobcats Conclude Road Stretch at Brown
The Quinnipiac University men's lacrosse team concludes a four-game season-opening road stretch when it travels to Providence, R.I., Friday to take on No. 18 Brown. The Bobcats fell last time out at Lafayette, 8-5, Saturday. Meanwhile, Brown fell to No. 12 Hofstra, 11-10, in double overtime Saturday in Providence.
Scouting the Brown Bears
The Bears are led by Andrew Feinberg, who's scored a team-high six goals to go along with four assists. Carey Collins has also scored four goals, while Thomas Muldoon and Nic Bell have added three apiece. Brady Williams has dished out a team-high five assists. Jordan Burke has played every minute in net for the Bears, compiling a 10.81 goals-against average and a .500 save percentage.
Oppenheimer: The Right Way To Play
Jack Oppenheimer owns the team lead in both goals (6) and assists (4). After opening the season with a goal and four assists against Wagner, Oppenheimer scored three goals at St. John's and two more at Lafayette.
The Bobcats got a goal apiece from Alex DeAlmeida, Zach Dendas, and Ted Dimond, Feb. 28, at Lafayette. Dendas and Dimond also added an assist each.
Dendas Delivers; Kerr Connects
Zach Dendas and Garett Kerr scored twice each in the Bobcats' Feb. 21 loss at St. John's. Dendas also added an assist.
Dimond Sparkles In Opener
Junior Ted Dimond scored three goals to lead the Bobcats to a 13-5 win at Wagner, Feb. 14. Dimond led the Bobcats with 17 goals in 2008.
Gast From the Past
After missing all of last season due to injury, Mike Gast scored two goals in his return to the Bobcats' line-up, Feb. 14 at Wagner.
Benzing Begins Strong
Goalie Kevin Benzing stopped 15 shots, while allowing just five goals at Wagner.
Mullaney Picks Up His Game
Ben Mullaney scooped up seven ground balls and won 12-of-20 face-offs in the Bobcats' season opener at Wagner.
Top Cats Return
Top point scorers Gary Messina, Ted Dimond and Garett Kerr all return for the Bobcats. Messina led Quinnipiac with 26 points, including 10 goals and a team-high 16 assists last season. Dimond scored a team-high 17 goals, while Kerr added 16 goals.
Didn't You Used To Play Here?
2008 All-GWLL Second Team selection Drew Maceranka returns to the Bobcats as an assistant coach. Maceranka anchored the Quinnipiac defense last season and earned a spot on the North team at the USILA North/South All-Star Game.
The Bobcats play host to Air Force Saturday, March 14, in their GWLL and home opener. The game is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m.