April 15, 2009
Providence, Rhode Island - With its eight game winning streak snapped on Saturday against Penn, the 14th-ranked Brown men's lacrosse team will look to rebound against #17 Harvard tonight, April 15, at Harvard Stadium, under the lights at 7:00 p.m.
Head coach Lars Tiffany's team has put together a 9-2 overall record, including a 2-1 Ivy League mark, and will need a couple of wins down the stretch to stay in the race for the Ivy title and a potential NCAA Playoff berth. Brown also has Ivy League games remaining against #1 Princeton (5/2) and #4 Cornell (4/25), and a non-league match-up with Providence College (4/18).
The Crimson have posted a 5-4 overall record, 1-2 in the Ivy League, with one-goal losses to Cornell and Princeton, and a big non-league win over Duke.
Headlining the Bears defensive effort is All-American goalie Jordan Burke, who is the Ivy League leader in save percentage (.623) and saves per game (12.45). He is also a finalist for the Lowe's Senior Class Award for his outstanding achievement in the classroom, in the community and on the field. Sophomore long stick defenseman Peter Fallon has also helped the Bears' defensive effort with a team leading 35 ground balls.
Senior Thomas Muldoon is Brown's second leading goal scorer with 21 for the season. He has registered 97 career points (74 goals, 23 assists), whole his 74 career goals are 16th best in Brown lacrosse history.