Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/26/14
The Cabrini men’s lacrosse team made a statement today in its home opener.
The No. 7 Cavaliers (2-0) rolled to a 19-9 win over No. 6 Dickinson (2-1) as senior Corey Elmer (Conrad Weiser led the Blue and White with five goals and three assists and junior Tyler Johnston (Ridley) added three goals and an assist. Damian Sobieski (Avon Grove) and Anthony DiSanzo each added three goals.
Freshman goaltender Hank Altschuler (Lower Merion) recorded 13 saves in the win.
Will Scott (Emmaus) led Dickinson with two goals.
The Red Devils struck early, scoring the first two goals of the game. Sophomore Ace Sudah put Dickinson on the board, scoring at the 11:26 mark. Senior Scott finished an assist from first-year Tyler Llewellyn, with 9:44 remaining in the quarter.
The Cavaliers answered with four straight goals as four different players found the net to put the hosts up, 4-2, late in the first period. Junior Tyler White (Penn Charter) tallied with just 14 seconds on the clock to make it 4-3 Cabrini.
Sobieski traded goals with White to start the second quarter. Cabrini strung together three goals in a span of just over a minute, to take an 8-4 advantage, with 6:32 remaining in the half.
Llewellyn finished an assist from sophomore Chris Menard with 5:25 before Cory Elmer netted his third goal of the game with 40 seconds on the clock. That put Cabrini in front, 9-5, at halftime.
The Red Devils came out strong to start the second half. Senior Brian Cannon made a strong move, scoring just 1:28 into the second half. Sobieski answered a minute later and DiSanzo scored at the 9:36 mark to stretch the lead to five. Scott made a strong move to the cage, scoring with 8:39 remaining in the quarter. Cannon cut the deficit to 11-8, scoring off an assist from Menard.
Johnston scored his second goal to the day, with 4:14 to play, sending the game into the fourth quarter with the Cavaliers in front, 12-8.
Cabrini closed out the game with a strong fourth quarter, outscoring the Devils, 7-1. Elmer scored back-to-back goals to stretch the lead to 14-8, with 11:05 to play in the game. Carter Moore won the ensuing face-off and scored to break up the run.
The Cavaliers controlled possession and closed out the game with five more goals for the final of 19-9.