Villa Julie Hosts Elizabethtown

March 12, 2005

Villa Stages 2nd Half Comeback

Stevenson, MD.- Villa Julie defeated the visiting Elizabethtown College in a game taken to overtime, 9-8. The Mustangs jumped to take the lead early in the first quarter; scoring two within the first five minutes. However, the visiting Blue Jays netted four within the final five minutes of the first and two in the second taking the lead at halftime, 3-6.

Paul Cantebene

Rallying ahead, the Mustangs held the Blue Jays to score only one point in each of the third and fourth quarters while Villa advanced with three goals from senior attack Nate Montanye (Gyndon, MD/Franklin), sophomore midfielder Dan Deaver (Baltimore, MD/Eastern Tech), and sophomore attack Matt Miller (Denver, CO/George Washington) in the third quarter.

Chuck Maloy

Behind by one heading into the fourth quarter, Villa's Deaver shot one past the goalkeeper to tie the game at 7. After another Blue Jay goal with 10:29 on the clock, the Mustangs rallied once more to tie the game and head into overtime. The tying goal was off the stick of the leading scorer for the Mustangs: Dan Deaver, who finished with three goals. In overtime, the Mustangs controlled the ball and were able to get one past the Blue Jays with 1:24 remaining. The game winning goal came from freshman midfielder Joe Mruk (Finksburg, MD/Westminster) who came from behind the goal unassisted.

Leading Mustangs include Montanye with two goals, Miller with two goals, freshman defensive player Blake Marrocco (Phoenix, MD/Loyola Blakefield) with 8 groundballs, and senior captain (pictured) Matt Smoot (St. Mary's, MD/Great Mills) with 8 groundballs.

The Mustangs are back in action when they host Skidmore College on Friday, March 18th at 3pm.

From Villa Julie Release.


Villa Julie's Matt Miller

Elizabethtown's Tim Sieger to Rob Towe

Elizabethtown's Ryan Leister to Matt Newell

Elizabethtown's Dave Eshleman

Elizabethtown's Tim Sieger

Villa Julie's Andrew White to Nate Montanye

Villa Julie's Chase Polhemus

Villa Julie's Matt Miller again!

Elizabethtown's Rob Towe

Villa Julie's Andrew White to Dan Deaver

Villa Julie's Matt Miller to Dan Deaver ties it with seconds left!

Villa Julie's Joe Mruk wins it!

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