March 20, 2010

Denver Men Head to Stony Brook Saturday

from press release

STONY BROOK, N.Y.
– The University of Denver men's lacrosse team (3-4) continues its week-long spring break road trip, traveling to Stony Brook, N.Y., to face the Stony Brook Seawolves on Saturday afternoon at 11 a.m. MT, at LaValle Stadium. Fans can catch the game via Live Stats and Live Video on the www.DenverPioneers.com.

SCOUTING STONY BROOK
The No. 12/15 Stony Brook Seawolves will be looking for its fourth straight win this weekend as it plays host to the DU Pioneers. This will be the eighth meeting between the Seawolves and the Pioneers, with SBU holding a 5-2 edge in the all-time series standings. Jordan McBride leads the Seawolves with 23 goals on 44 shots and has six assists on the season. Teammate Kevin Crowley is second on the team with 16 goals and is tied for the lead in assists with Tom Compitello with 11 assists. Defensively Steven Waldeck leads the way with 37 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers, while goalie Charlie Paar has logged over 280 minutes between the pipes registering 60 saves and allowing 48 goals.

PIONEER CHECK-IN
With their 3-4 overall mark, the Pioneers will look to grab their first road-win of the season this weekend, coming into the match-up with the Seawolves with an 0-3 road record. Sophomore Alex Demopoulos (Canton, Conn.) leads the team with 23 points on 15 goals and eight assists, while freshman Cameron Flint (Georgetown, Ontario) has also logged 18 goals on 29 shots. Defensively, senior Dillon Roy (Denver, Colo.) leads the Pioneers with 28 ground balls and 15 caused turnovers. The preseason ECAC Defensive Player of the Year has also won 15-of-29 face-offs for the Pioneers for a 51.7 win-loss percentage.

ROY NAMED TO TEWAARTON WATCH LIST
University of Denver men's lacrosse senior Dillon Roy (Denver, Colo.) was named to the 2010 Tewaarton Watch List, one of college lacrosse's premier awards, it was announced by the Greater Washington Sports Alliance. The list is made up of the top lacrosse players across all three divisions of collegiate lacrosse. Watch list nominees are screened and selected by two Selection Committees. The Selection Committees are comprised of college coaches, one committee for the men and one committee for the women.

CLIMBING THE CHARTS
The only active Pioneer in the record books, senior Charley Dickenson ranks tied for third all-time on the career-assists list with 58 assists and is just 16 assists away from securing the top spot. Tug Howe (1967-70) currently holds the top spot with 73 assists. Dickenson also entered the career-points list and is tied for 10th with 87 career points. Todd Dickson (1990-93) leads the way with 199 points.


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