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D3 men’s roundup: Grugan (Ridley) sets another school mark as Cabrini rolls; Dickinson (6-0) stuns No. 3 Roanoke

Sunday, 14th March 2010

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 3/14/10

Senior attackman Casey Grugan (Ridley) became Cabrini’s all-time leader in career points after collecting three goals and five assists in a 15-8 victory over visiting Kenyon College Saturday.

Grugan’s fifth assist of the contest at the 11:04 mark of the fourth quarter stood for the 257th point of his Cavaliers’ career, surpassing former Cavalier Scott Reimer’s (2006-09) all-time mark of 256 points. Grugan added one more tally on a goal with 6:02 remaining.

Grugan now owns 258 career points on 155 goals and 103 assists. He also extended his consecutive points streak to 62 games, the longest active Division III streak in the country, and his consecutive goals streak to 59 games, an NCAA Division III record.

Additionally, Grugan becomes just the second Cavalier in program history to eclipse the 100-assist plateau for his career, joining Cabrini Athletic Hall of Fame honoree Tom Lemieux (1999-02).

The Cavaliers’ offense boasted 10 players with at least one point against the Lords. Junior attackman Paul Skulski (Garnet Valley) totaled four points on two goals and two assists.

Senior attackman Steve Kapp (La Salle, 3G) and sophomore midfielder Brian Hill (Ridley, 1G, 2A) each recorded three points for the Cavaliers (3-2). Sophomore midfielder Joe Arrell (Springfield-Delco, 1G, 1A), freshman midfielder Ryan Sankey (William Tennent, 2A) and freshman attackman Bobby Thorp (2G) also chipped in two points.

Hill led the Blue & White with five groundballs. Junior Mike Gurenlian (Springfield-Delco) was the Cavaliers’ top performer in the draw circle, winning 9-of-14 face-offs.

Freshman goalkeeper Erick Zarzecki started between the pipes for Cabrini for the straight game. Zarzecki notched six saves in just under 49 minutes played. Sophomore cageminder Steve Farrell logged 11 minutes and posted five stops.

Ursinus 8, Eastern 1

The Bears (4-0) forced 22 Eagle turnovers to remain perfect with the road win. Eric Farris (Pottsgrove) netted three goals, while sophomore attack David Kraus added two. Dan Monzo (Spring-Ford), Jeff Ocampo and Pat Nagle also netted goals for the Bears.

Freshman goalkeeper T.J. Magnani (Saint Mark’s, DE) had eight saves in the win. Defender Matt Conway (Germantown Academy) picked up three groundballs, while also forcing two turnovers.

Zac Ivy scored for Eastern (2-2).

Immaculata 9, Lebanon Valley 4

Andrew Sim (Interboro) made 12 saves while Brendan Dinneen (Archbishop Wood) and Dante Tuscia (West Chester East) each had three goals and Mike Boyd (Perkiomen Valley) added two scores for the Mighty Macs (2-2).

Elmira 14, Neumann 6

Matt Toth (Coatesville) and Kyle Gardner (Perkiomen School) each had two goals for the Knights (1-3) in defeat.

Susquehanna 6, Gwynedd-Mercy 5

Sophomore Craig Trueblood led the Griffins (4-1) with two goals in their first loss of the year. Jonathan Schmitt, Jon-Eric Lane (Archbishop Ryan) and Dustan Mangin (Archbishop Wood) also tallied for GM.

Dickinson 7, Roanoke 6

Matt Cherry (Radnor) had a goal and two assists, goalie Tyler Magann (Hill School) made 11 saves and defender Pat Filippelli (Archbishop Carroll) grabbed two groundballs and made a key interception to seal the outcome as the Red Devils (6-0) stunned the host and No. 3 Maroons.

Dickinson scored six of the seven second-half goals and is off to its best start in school history.

Hartwick 9, Scranton 6

Sean Coleman (Roman Catholic) and Mike Rufo (Haverford School) each had two goals for the Royals (2-2) in defeat.

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