Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/27/18
From Press Releases
No. 7 Villanova scored five unanswered in the fourth period and claimed a 12-9 win today over visiting Drexel.
Villanova was down 9-7 at the start of the final quarter after being up 5-1 early. The Dragons (0-3) scored eight goals over the second and third quarter to the Wildcats two to go ahead.
Nova freshman Keegan Khan led the comeback, completing a hat trick in the final 17 minutes of the game. He scored his first goal with just over a minute to go in the third and the next midway through the fourth on a pass from Danny Seibel to put Villanova within one.
Next it was Seibel who found the back of the cage on a dish from John Kluh to tie the game up with just under seven remaining. Khan would complete the hat trick with a goal at 5:23 to give Villanova the lead once again.
Graduate student Devin McNamara gave the Wildcats the insurance they needed by score two more in the final three minutes. His first goal was assisted by Colin Crowley, who finished the day with four points and his final by Christian Cuccinello, who had three.
Freshman Dan Fisher (St. Joseph’s Prep) was 13 of 24 at the faceoff X for the ‘Cats, taking every draw. Dan Lanham (Garnet Valley) was 10 of 20 for the Dragons. Chris Friedman (Episcopal Academy) and Will Manganiello (Penncrest) each scored once for Drexel.
Cuccinello got the Wildcats on the board first but the Dragons answered back early to tie it up at one. Crowley would net the next two goals followed by Timmy Hardy and Seibel, to make the score 5-1. Marshal King lead the Drexel surge, he finished with four goals on the day.
Nick Testa picked up his fourth win in goal having eight saves and two caused turnovers.
Next the Wildcats will travel down the Blue Route to take on the Delaware Blue Hens Saturday afternoon. Game time is set for 1:00 P.M. and can be seen on LSN.
Arcadia 9, DeSales 5
Sophomore Clo Muscara scored five goals in the Knights win over DeSales. Arcadia moves to 2-1 on the year.
DeSales falls to 0-3 to start the season.