Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/7/10
The eight-ranked Haverford College men’s lacrosse team suffered its first defeat of the young season Saturday afternoon in an 8-6 loss to 19th-ranked St. Lawrence University in a non-conference match-up played at Manhasset High School on Long Island.
Max Hjelm (Conestoga) led the Fords with two goals and goalkeeper Joe Banno registered 13 saves.
Roanoke 21, Cabrini College 7
Paul Skulski (Garnet Valley) scored two goals and handed out three assists in the loss for the No. 13 Cavs (2-2) to the No. 5 team in the nation. Senior attackman Casey Grugan (Ridley) extended his NCAA Division III record of consecutive games with at least one goal to 58, netting three markers against the Maroons. He has tallied at least one point in 61 straight contests, the longest active Division III streak in the country.
Ursinus 11, Messiah 1
Dan Monzo (Spring-Ford) had three goals and an assist, while senior midfielder Eric Farris (Pottsgrove) had two goals and two assists for the Bears (2-0). Pat Nagle, Pat Gillen and Jeff Ocampo also had two goals each while goalkeeper T.J. Magnani had six saves.
Widener 12, Swarthmore 6
Sophomore Nate Meyer (Abington scored three goals on three shots in the first quarter to help lead the Pride (1-2) top the Garnet (1-1).
Cory Malampy (Ridley) had three goals and two assists and Johnny Casey (Abington) added two goals and three assists. Sophomore Nick Fluharty (Avon Grove) went 10-for-18 on face-offs and recorded four ground balls. Kevin Carney (Ridley recorded the win, making eight saves.
Tyler Bradshaw scored three goals on four shots and added an assist for the Garnet (1-1). Kevin Friedenberg recorded seven saves.
Scranton 15, Utica 13
Freshman midfielder Zach Zappala (Germantown Academy) had three goals, Sean Coleman (Roman Catholic) had two goals and two assists, Mike Rufo (Haverford School) had a goal and an assist and two groundballs, Stephen Bruestle (Archbishop Wood) had three caused turnovers and two groundballs and Colin McPoyle (Central Bucks South) had three caused turnovers and two groundballs as the Royals improved to 2-0. It is the first time in the program’s 24-year history that Scranton has opened a season with back-to-back victories.
Elizabethtown 14, Immaculata 5
Brendan Dinneen (Archbishop Wood) and Dante Tuscai (West Chester East) each scored two goals and Andrew Sim (Interboro) made 15 saves for the Mighty Macs (0-2).
Lebanon Valley 14, Mount Saint Mary 7
Defenseman Ian Repko (Boyertown) had six caused turnovers and six groundballs as the Dutchmen began a new era of men’s lacrosse, holding off Mount Saint Mary College (N.Y.) to win their debut in the first varsity game since 1985. The College previously sponsored men’s lacrosse from 1965 to 1985, and announced its return in the fall of 2008 under head coach John Haus.
Dickinson 9, Montclair State 6
Matt Cherry (Radnor) had two goals and an assist and goalie Tyler Magann (Hill School) made seven saves for the Devils (4-0).
Centenary 16, PSU-Abington 0