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D3 men’s roundup: Cabrini, Swarthmore, DeSales remain perfect; Neumann, Muhlenberg, Immaculata roll

Saturday, 16th March 2019

Categories Boy's/Men's, College, Posted 3/16/19

The Cabrini men’s lacrosse team remained undefeated, as it scored a 14-6 victory over the previously unbeaten Whittier College Poets today at Edith Robb Dixon Field.

With the win, the No. 6 Cavaliers improved to 7-0, the team’s best start since going 11-0 to open the 2014 campaign. The loss marked the first of the season after six victories for the Poets.

Seven Cavaliers marked the scoring column in today’s victory, with seniors Nicholas Waligurski (Berks Catholic) and Bill Morgan (Marple Newtown) leading the way with three goals and an assist each.

Juniors Tyler Kostack (Marple Newtown) and Jakob Klein (Wilson) joined freshman Konner Caplin with a pair of goals. Junior Robert Cressman (Berks Catholic) paired a goal and a helper, while sophomore Luke McCallion (Haverford High) added a single tally.

Senior Riley White (Plymouth Whitemarsh) collected his seventh victory of the season after posting eight saves, while junior Tommy DeLuca and sophomore Kyle Myers combined for five caused turnovers. DeLuca also collected seven ground balls, two more than Waligurski, McCallion and senior Sean Wagner.

Swarthmore 11, Drew 2

The Garnet remained perfect in 2019 with an easy win over the Rangers at home.

Jake Ross (Strath Haven) and Austin Chang tallied hat tricks to lead Swarthmore to its sixth straight victory. Ross now has two hat tricks and Chang picked up his third. The two lead Swarthmore with 22 points and 21 points, respectively, this season.

Swarthmore is 6-0 for the first time since the 2000 season.

Neumann 22, Mt. St. Vincent 5

The Knights took home a 22-5 victory over the visiting Mount in non-conference action.

Eric Conlon (6g) and Chris Augustine (3g, 3a, Garnet Valley) paced the offense on the day with six points apiece. Colin Blake (2 g, 2a, Springfield-Delco) and Rich Marshall (2g, 2a. Perkiomen Valley) both registered four points, while Brett McLaughlin (Interboro) scored a goal and caused a team-high six turnovers. Hunter Faunce (Mainland Regional, NJ) and Brendan Risley (Ridley) combined for three saves in goal and Jack Newswanger (St. Elizabeth, DE) continued his dominance on face-offs, going 17-for-19 on the day with 15 ground balls.

Muhlenberg 17, Moravian 7

A balanced offense and stiff defense led the Muhls to their third straight win in convincing fashion.

A total of 10 different goal scorers helped the Mules (6-1) crack a Greyhound (5-2) defense that entered the day ranked seventh in Division III allowing 4.83 goals per game and hadn’t allowed more than seven goals in a game all season. Brandon Moyer (Henderson) and freshman James Dalimonte nearly combined for that total themselves with a three goals each.

DeSales 15, Gwynedd Mercy 4

Joe Neggia had five goals and an assist and Zach Bowen (Appoquinimink, DE) had four goals as the Bulldogs improved to 7-0 as they attempt to crack the national rankings.

Immaculata 18, Rosemont 11

Steve Long (Downingtown West) had five goals and an assist and Cole Metzger (Boyertown) added five goals to lead the Mighty Macs (2-3).

Ben Koszelak had four goals and Brandon Krasse (Sun Valley) added two goals and four assists for the Ravens (1-5).

D2 – Mercyhurst 15, Chestnut Hill 14

Sophomore attack J.R. Howell totaled seven points (5G, 2A)and freshman goalkeeper Austin Jones made 20 saves in a tremendous effort for Chestnut Hill, which owned a 13-9 lead over #13 Mercyhurst University heading to the fourth quarter. Unfortunately, the Lakers scored six straight goals to lead off the final frame.

Casey Brown added three goals for the Griffins (3-3).

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