BROWN (6-5, 2-2 Ivy) vs. CORNELL (8-3, 3-1 Ivy)
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Schoellkopf Field; Ithaca, NY
With just two Ivy League games remaining in its 2010 schedule, the Brown men's lacrosse team travels to Ithaca, New York on Saturday, April 24, for a key Ivy match-up at Schoellkopf Field, starting at 1:00 p.m. The four-team Ivy League Playoffs is coming up, May 9-11, and Brown is fourth in the Ivy standings with a 2-2 league mark, while Cornell is second in the Ivy standings at 3-1.
Brown's Record: Brown (5-5) came out swinging against Providence on Tuesday, building an 11-3 lead before cruising to a 14-7 win over the Friars for the first Ocean State Cup. The Bears have also recorded wins over Penn (12-9), Bryant (9-7), Hartford (13-12), #11 Harvard (13-11), and St. Joseph's (18-4), with narrow losses to #13 Hofstra (15-12), #9 UMass (11-10), #7 Duke (11-10), #5 Princeton (9-7) and #9 Yale (14-11).
Bears Top Friars: Junior Andrew Feinberg scored a career high five goals and junior David Hawley added three goals to lead Brown to a 14-7 non-league victory over Providence and claim the first Ocean State Cup.
Last Year's Game: With an NCAA Tournament berth on the line, Brown came out on top of an 11-9 win over then #2 Cornell on April 25, 2009, behind three goals each by Andrew Feinberg '11 and Kyle Hollingsworth '09.
The Series Record: Brown and Cornell have met 48 times, dating back to 1964, with the Big Red holding a 32-16 series advantage over the Bears. Brown earned an 11-9 win over Cornell last year in Providence, while Cornell's last win over Brown came in 2008, an 11-7 Big Red win in Ithaca.
Muldoon Named Finalist For Lowe's Senior CLASS Award: Senior attackman Thomas Muldoon was recently named a finalist for the prestigious Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, an award that goes to a senior with achievements in four areas of excellence: Classroom, Character, Community, and Competition. Brown fans can vote for Muldoon at the award's official web site, http://www.seniorclassaward.com/vote/lacrosse_2010/ as well as through text messaging. Fans can text LAX to 74569 to vote for the finalists.
High Scoring Bears: Brown leads the Ivy League and ranks 10th nationally in scoring with 11.73 goals per game. The Bears' 18.60 points per game ranks 11th in the nation and leads the Ivies. 15 different Brown players have scored goals this year.
Feinberg Moves Up Brown's All-Time Scoring List: Junior attackman Andrew Feinberg (Owings Mills, MD), who scored a career high five goals against Providence, into 12th place on Brown's all-time goal scoring list with 93 career goals. His 119 career points (93 goals, 26 assists) ranks 26th in the Brown record book. Feinberg leads the Ivy League and ranks 14th nationally in goals with 2.81 per game (31 goals). He has scored four or more goals four times this season, vs. Hartford, UMass, Harvard and Penn, while scoring three goals against St. Joseph's and Duke.
Muldoon 12th Among Brown's All-Time Scorers: Senior All-American attackman Thomas Muldoon (Oakton, VA) is Brown's second leading scorer with 29 points (21 goals, 8 assists). He netted three goals vs. Penn and registered the game-winning goal against Bryant, He also netted the game-tying goal midway through the fourth quarter in Brown's loss to Princeton. A two –time first team All-Ivy and New England selection, Muldoon has posted 145 career points for the Bears, 12th on Brown's all-time scoring list. Muldoon scored four goals against Duke and became the 10th player in Brown history to reach the century mark in goals, now with 110 career goals, 7th in the Brown record book.
Thomas Muldoon's Career Statistics
Season Goals Assists Points
2007 23 9 32
2008 30 7 37
2009 36 11 27
2010 20 8 28
Career 110 35 145
Brown's Top Career Scorers
Player Goals Asst. Points
1. Darren Lowe (1992) 111 205 316
2. David Evans (1996) 145 87 232
3. Tom Gagnon (1986) 109 99 208
4. Andy Towers (1993) 150 53 203
5. Oliver Marti (1993) 144 27 171
6. Rick Handelman (1980) 59 109 168
7. Tom Draper (1964) 123 39 162
8. John Keogh (1986) 83 75 158
9. Jamie Munro (1989) 88 64 152
10. Bernie Buonanno (1989) 83 66 149
11. Mick Matthews (1985) 66 80 146
12. Bob Anthony (1970) 48 97 145
Thomas Muldoon (2010) 110 35 145
14. Stephen Russo (1973) 57 86 143
15. John Meister (1979) 67 71 138
16. Bob Scalise (1971) 121 16 137
Jon Thompson (2003) 97 43 137
18. Angelo Lobosco (1981) 100 35 135
19. Brian McNally (1996) 80 52 132
20. Jay McMahon (1991) 92 37 129
21. Rick Buck (1970) 41 86 127
22. Neil Munro (1992) 74 24 126
23. Rich Tuohy (1990) 101 24 125
24. Bill Carr (1966) 56 67 123
25. Dave Edgerly (1964) 42 79 121
26. Andrew Feinberg (2011) 93 26 119
All-American Fallon: Junior All-American defenseman Peter Fallon (Baltimore, MD) ranks second on the Brown team with 29 ground balls. He scored his second career goal against Bryant, while picking up a game high five ground balls.
Bear Facts: Senior Charlie Kenney (Jamaica Plain, MA) and junior Seth Ratner (Dallas, TX) split the Brown face-off duties. Kenny captured 5 of 6 face-offs against Bryant… Bears' freshman defenseman Roger Ferguson (Washington, DC) leads the Bears with 31 ground balls. He has six assists for the Bears, including one against Yale and Providence in the last week.
Seligmann Gets An Assist: senior midfielder Reade Seligmann (Essex Falls, NJ) handed out four assists in Brown's win over Penn, and scored a goal with two assists against Providence. He ranks fifth in the Ivy League with 1.50 assists per game. Seligmann is Brown's fifth leading scorer with 26 points (9 goals, 17 assists).
Chriss Among Top Ivy Goalies: Junior goalie Matt Chriss (Berwyn, PA) leads the Ivy League with 10.30 saves per game. Chriss registered a season high 17 saves against Princeton and added 15 saves vs. Duke. He registered 14 saves in Brown's win over Bryant, and 12 against Penn.
What Can Brown Do For You?: Sophomore attackman Parker Brown (San Francisco, CA) scored a career high three goals against Yale. Chriss had two goals vs. Penn, is Brown's third-leading scorer with 26 points (15 goals, 11 assists).
Hat-Trick For Hawley: Junior middy David Hawley (New Canaan, CT), a transfer from Williams, registered hat-tricks against Providence on Tuesday and earlier this season against Bryant. Hawley, who netted two goals vs. Princeton, is Brown's third leading goal scorer with 22 goals.
Brown Head Coach Lars Tiffany: Fourth-year head coach Lars Tiffany is a 1990 Brown graduate and a two-year Brown lacrosse captain under then-Brown coach Dom Starsia. He played on two Brown teams that earned NCAA Tournament berths, and played in the North-South Senior All-Star Game. Tiffany, who has posted a 33-19 record at Brown, was named the 2008 and 2009 New England Coach of the Year after guiding the Brown men's lacrosse team to the Ivy League Championship in 2008, and returning the Bears to the NCAA Tournament in 2009.
Brown's Probable Starters:
A Thomas Muldoon Sr.
A Parker Brown So.
A Andrew Feinberg Jr.
M Rob Schlesinger So.
M David Hawley Jr.
M Reade Seligmann Sr.
D Brennan Bailey So.
D Jake Westermann Sr.
D Peter Fallon Jr.
G Matt Chriss Jr.
F/O Charlie Kenney Sr.
2010 Brown Men's Lacrosse Schedule
3/6 Sat. at Hofstra L, 12-15
3/10 Wed. HARTFORD W, 13-12
3/13 Sat. at St. Joseph's (PA) W, 18-5
3/20 Sat. at Harvard W, 13-11
3/23 Tue. MASSACHUSETTS L, 10-11
3/30 Tue. at Duke L, 10-11
4/3 Sat. PRINCETON (at Gillette Stadium) L, 7-9
4/6 Tue. BRYANT W, 9-7
4/10 Sat. at Penn W, 12-9
4/17 Sat. YALE L, 11-14
4/20 Tue. PROVIDENCE W, 14-7
4/24 Sat. at Cornell 1:00 p.m.
5/1 Sat. DARTMOUTH 1:00 p.m.
5/7 Fri. Ivy League Tournament (highest seed) TBA
5/9 Sun. Ivy League Tournament (highest seed) TBA
Head Coach: Lars Tiffany (Brown '90)
Pictured: Reade Seligmann '10. photo by dspics.com