March 23, 2004                                                                                 

Vermont Stops Siena, 12-7, For Second Straight Win in Men's Lacrosse
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Vermont's Dan Zwirko (Syracuse, N.Y.) scored three goals and assisted on three others as the Catamounts defeated Siena, 12-7, for their second straight men's lacrosse win Tuesday at Union College.       
       
Vermont, 3-4, opens the America East season Saturday at Stony Brook. Game time is 1:00pm
       
The Cats fell behind, 2-1, after one quarter, but scored five in the second quarter to take a 6-3 lead at the half. Peter Hein (Greenwood Village, Colo.) scored all three of his goals in the second quarter, while Sean Layton (Wilmington, Mass.) and R.J. Harrison (Columbus, Ohio) also scored in the pivotal quarter.
    
Layton finished with two goals and two assists, while Mark Prior (Syracuse, N.Y.) had two goals and Mike Maher (Huntington Station, N.Y.) finished with a goal and three assists. Freshman Branden Moore (Beverly Hills, Mich.) also scored for the Catamounts. Three of Vermont's goals were man-up goals.
    
In goal, Mike Gabel (Falmouth, Mass.) had a season-high 20 saves, including 12 in the second half.
     
For more information on Catamount Athletics, please check out our website at http://www.uvmathletics.com.

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Gordon W.T. Woodworth  
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University of Vermont
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