Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 3/3/13
With the score tied after three periods, a fourth period scoring surge allowed Widener to claim an 11-8 over host Swarthmore Saturday in non-conference men’s lacrosse.
Ryan Eidenshink (La Salle) had four goals and an assist and scored the game-winner to lead Widener (2-1). Johnny Casey (Abington) also had four goals and an assist and Nick Rodgers won 12 of 19 face-offs.
Steve Selverian (Garnet Valley) led the Garnet (0-2) with three goals and an assist.
Josh Fox (Lower Merion) picked up four ground balls and served up two assists while Mac Nestler made four saves on the 12 shots faced for the win.
Ursinus 13, Messiah 10
Sophomore midfielder Jake Weber (Manheim Township) scored three goals and added an assist, while freshman attack Logan Panaccione joined sophomore attacks Mike Neal and Steve Smyrl (Garnet Valley) in scoring two goals while adding an assist for Ursinus in its opener.
Messiah was led by two goals from senior midfielder Heath Kupecky (Upper Merion), who also chipped in with two assists.
Albright 14, Arcadia 4
Ryan Turner had three goals and an assist and Dan Foote added three goals while Joe Devinney (Springfield-Delco) led the defense with 3 GBs and 2 CTs for Albright (1-1).
John Phillips had a goal and an assist and 2 GBs for Arcadia (0-3).
Alvernia 21, Penn State Abington 1
Alvernia (1-2) got goals from 10 different players including a game-high four from Patrick Hoban in a rout of Penn State-Abington. The Crusaders scored six goals in each of the first two quarters, added five in the third and tacked on four in the fourth. Brian Ray added three goals and four assists.
Eastern 13, Hood 2
Grant Ferguson tucked home five goals and Chris Farrar had three goals and four assists while A.J. Ryan (Phoenixville) won 9 of 15 face-offs to pace the unbeaten Eagles (3-0).
Elizabethtown 7, Neumann 2
Adam Moore (Interboro) made nine saves in goal and Kyle Lord (Sun valley) led the defense with 4 GBs and 2 CTs for E-Town (1-0).
Ryan O’Kane (Ridley) scored both Neumann goals and Alex Becker (Mt. Pleasant, DE) was a standout with 25 saves.
St. Lawrence 11, Haverford College 5
Christian Clay (Lawrenceville School)and Jake Maldonado netted two goals and an assist apiece for Haverford in the loss to No. 20 St. Lawrence at The Brunswick School.
Lycoming 13, Gwynedd Mercy 7
Roy Bakeoven (Archbishop Ryan) had four goals for Gwynedd Mercy in its season opener.
Dickinson 14, Montclair 8
Matt Cherry (Radnor) scored twice and dished out three assists and Tyler White Penn Charter) scored twice for the No. 7 Devils (4-0).
Muhlenberg 6, Scranton 3
Muhlenberg defeated Scranton for its second win in a row, matching its win total from all of last season. The back-to-back wins are the first for the Mules in two years, and the three goals allowed were the fewest since the last game of the 2010 season. Doug Rheiner (Counci Rock North) scored once for the Mules.
Ben Worthington (Archbishop Wood) had 11 saves for Scranton.
Sewanee 6, Kenyon 5
Freshman Jared Jacobs (Conestoga) won 13 of 15 face-offs and had 5 groundballs and Nicky Lenard (Episcopal Academy) had two assists for Kenyon.
York 9, McDaniel 7
Josh Kluver (Abington) recorded a team-high three caused turnovers and had a pair of ground balls for York (3-0).