April 2, 2000

%^$NOTRE DAME, Ind. –Tom Glatzel scored five goals and dished out two assists to lead the No. 15 Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team to a 13-4 victory over Ohio State in a Great Western Lacrosse League matchup. With the win, the Irish snap a two-game losing streak and improve to 4-3 overall and 3-0 in the GWLL, while the Buckeyes fall to 3-4 overall and 0-2 in league play.%^$

%^$Notre Dame jumped out to a 6-0 lead before the Buckeyes got on the board. Ohio State dictated a slower tempo early, but Notre Dame finally got on the board when Chris Young scored the first of his two goals with 5:16 remaining in the first quarter. Glatzel tallied his first goal 16 seconds later off a David Ulrich feed.%^$

%^$Steve Bishko opened up the second quarter with the first of his three goals at 14:25. Jon Harvey gave the Irish a 4-0 lead before goals by Glatzel and Young pushed the lead to 6-0 with 5:44 remaining before the break.%^$

%^$Ohio State finally got on the board with a Pat Meyers (Fr., Kennebunk, Maine) goal with 40 seconds left before the intermission. Glatzel scored his third goal of the game with eight seconds remaining off a Todd Ulrich feed to give the Irish a 7-1 lead at the half.%^$

%^$Bishko pushed the lead to 8-1 1:08 into the third quarter, before the Buckeyes responded with three unanswered goals by Mike Norton (Fr., Timmonium, Md.), Anthony Kelly (Fr., North Olmsted, Ohio) and Kevin Stephan (So., Massapequa, N.Y.) which pulled the Buckeyes to within four goals with 5:41 remaining in the third quarter.%^$

%^$Notre Dame outscored Ohio State 4-0 in the final stanza.%^$

%^$Buckeye goalkeeper Mike Abeles (Sr., Westfield, N.J.) went the distance and finished with 11 saves on 38 Irish shots. Notre Dame goalie Kirk Howell palyed all 60 minutes and made eight stops on 21 Buckeye shots.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes return to action at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8 when they travel to John Hopkins.%^$


Score by Quarter%^$ 1 2 3 4 Final%^$Ohio State 0 1 3 0 4%^$Notre Dame 2 5 2 4 13%^$

%^$%^$Goalie Stats%^$Ohio State-Abeles-11 saves, 13 GA%^$Notre Dame-Howell-8 saves, 4 GA%^$

%^$%^$Team Stats%^$ Shots Groundballs Faceoffs%^$Ohio State 21 37 5/19%^$Notre Dame 38 41 14/19%^$

%^$%^$Individual Stats%^$(Goals-Assists-Points)%^$Ohio State Notre Dame%^$Pat Meyers (1-1-2) Tom Glatzel (5-2-7)%^$Buddy Lange (0-2-2) Steve Bishko (3-0-3)%^$Mike Norton (1-0-1) David Ulrich (1-2-3)%^$Anthony Kelly (1-0-1) Stedman Oakey (0-3-3)%^$Kevin Stephan (1-0-1) Chris Young (2-0-2)%^$ Jon Harvey (2-0-2)%^$ John Flandina (0-1-1)%^$ Todd Ulrich (0-1-1)%^$ John Souch (0-1-1)%^$

%^$%^$Scoring Summary%^$Q Team Time Goal (Assist) Score%^$1 ND 5:16 Young (Glatzel) ND, 1-0%^$1 ND 4:49 Glatzel (D. Ulrich) ND, 2-0%^$2 ND 14:25 Bishko (Flandina) ND, 3-0%^$2 ND 10:21 Harvey (D. Ulrich) ND, 4-0%^$2 ND 8:53 Glatzel (Oakey) ND, 5-0%^$2 ND 5:44 Young ND, 6-0%^$2 OSU 0:40 Meyers ND, 6-1%^$2 ND 0:08 Glatzel (T. Ulrich) ND, 7-1%^$3 ND 13:52 Bishko (Oakey) ND, 8-1%^$3 OSU 13:10 Norton (Lange) ND, 8-2%^$3 OSU 12:49 Kelly (Meyers) ND, 8-3%^$3 OSU 5:41 Stephan (Lange) ND, 8-4%^$3 ND 4:03 Bishko ND, 9-4%^$4 ND 10:57 Glatzel (Oakey) ND, 10-4%^$4 ND 9:07 Harvey (Glatzel) ND, 11-4%^$4 ND 6:44 D. Ulrich (Souch) ND, 12-4%^$4 ND 5:48 Glatzel ND, 13-4%^$