March 5, 2009
Providence, Rhode Island - The 18th-ranked Brown men's lacrosse team will look to get back in the win column following a tough double-overtime loss to #12 Hofstra last Saturday. Coach Lars Tiffany's squad will host Quinnipiac on Friday, March 6, starting at 3:00 p.m., and Denver on Sunday, March 8, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Both games will be played at Meister-Kavan Field.
The Records: Brown, ranked 18th nationally, comes into this weekend's games with a 1-1 record, following an 11-10 double-overtime loss to #12 Hofstra. The Bears earned a 13-12 win over Lehigh to open the season. Quinnipiac dropped to 1-2 on the season following an 8-5 loss to Lafayette. Denver (3-1 overall) lost to North Carolina, 20-7, following wins over Towson, Sacred Heart and Albany.
Welcome Back Jamie Munro '89: Denver is coached by former Brown All-American and first team All-Ivy attackman Jamie Munro, Brown Class of 1989. Munro is entering his 11th season as head coach of the Pioneers and has made two NCAA Tournament appearances.
About Brown: Sophomore attackman Andrew Feinberg has scored six goals in two games and leads the Ivy League with 5.0 points per game (6 goals, 4 assists)...Senior All-American goalie Jordan Burke, the 2008 Ivy League Player of the Year, registered 15 saves against Hofstra...Junior attackman Collins Carey has scored four goals in two games for the Bears after scoring four goals all of last season. His 2.5 assists per game is second in the Ivy League...Sophomore defenseman Peter Fallon's seven ground balls leads the Brown team...Junior midfielder Thomas Muldoon, a first team All-Ivy and All New England selection and last year's top scorer top scorer with 30 goals, has netted three goals and handed out one assist.
Defending Ivy Champions: The Bears are the defending Ivy League Champions, posting an 11-3 overall record in 2008, including a 5-1 Ivy League mark, sharing the title with Cornell.
Brown Head Coach Lars Tiffany: Third-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. He was named the 2008 New England Coach of the Year after guiding the Brown men's lacrosse team to the 2009 Ivy League Championship and returning the program to national prominence.