Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 2/27/22
From press Releases
Zach Cole (Lenape) dominated again at the faceoff X and the Saint Joseph’s men’s lacrosse team claimed a 15-8 victory Saturday afternoon against Providence. Four Hawks recorded four points in the win.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
Providence jumped out to an early 2-0 lead before the Hawks ripped off a 4-0 run for a 4-2 lead. The teams traded the final four scores to put the Hawks up 6-4 after one.
A 5-1 second quarter widened the gap for SJU to head into the half with an 11-5 difference.
Both squads recorded two scores apiece to keep things level at 13-7.
St. Joe’s cushioned its lead with a 2-1 margin in the fourth frame.
BEHIND THE BOX SCORE:
Saint Joseph’s outshot the Friars, 47-34, including 30-18 on net.
Cole dominated at the X, going 23-of-27 with a season best 18 ground balls. He added his first goal of the season.
Carter Page recorded four scores with five shots on net.
Matt Bohmer continued his hot start to the season with three goals and an assist.
Levi Anderson (2G, 2A) and Tucker Brown (1G, 3A) finished with four points.
Austin Strazzulla added three points with a pair of scores and one assist.
Mac McLaughlin (Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) and Matt Popeck rounded out the scoring efforts with one goal each.
Delaware 17, Monmouth 6
The No. 17 Blue Hens (4-1) put on a show at Delaware Stadium, posting a cinvincing victory over Monmouth (0-2).
Delaware did not score its first goal until 4:11 left in the first quarter. Defender Owen Grant sprinted past the Monmouth defense to score the first goal of the game. Grant’s goal kicked off an 11-0 run for the Blue Hens.
At the end of the first quarter, the Blue Hens led 3-0 after Mike Robinson and JP Ward joined in on the scoring. The scoring continued in the second quarter, as the Blue Hens were truly connecting on all cylinders. It took one minute and 11 seconds for Delaware to get its groove in the second quarter and the rest was history. Freshman Jason Kolar capped off Delaware’s run with his first collegiate goal at the 1:16 mark in the second quarter. The longest that Delaware went without scoring a goal in the second quarter was three minutes and 43 seconds, as the Blue Hens averaged one goal every one minute and 40 seconds.
Delaware never trailed in the game. Its 11-0 advantage was the largest lead in the first half so far this season. Robinson led all players with seven points, as he scored five goals on seven attempts and added a pair of assists for his second hat trick this season. Clay Miller added four points (3 goals, 1 assist) for his team-leading fourth hat trick of the season. Kyle Kivinski tallied a career-high three goals.
Defensively, the Blue Hens held Monmouth to 26 shot attempts and 14 on goal as the Hawks struggled to move the ball, which resulted in 20 turnovers on the day. Eight Blue Hens caused at least one turnover with Jason Seiter forcing two. The Blue Hens won the faceoff battle 14-13 as Logan Premtaj going 10-for-18.
Paul Reidy earned his first collegiate start, as the rookie picked up the win at goalkeeper today. Reidy made six saves in 45 minutes guarding the net. Matt Kilkeary collected a pair of saves in 15 minutes of play.
Six different players scored a goal for Monmouth as Nick teets (Spring-Ford) had a goal and an assist and Jack Daly (Haverford High) scored once.
Binghamton 13, Lafayette 12, OT
Junior Macklin Fitzpatrick netted the game-tying goal with just 1:06 to play to force overtime, but the Leopards suffered a heartbreaking loss to visiting Binghamton.
Fitzpatrick netted three goals and had an assist while sophomore Peter Lehman (Council Rock North) also found the net three times. Junior Brian Collins came off the bench for a hat-trick to lead the way for the Leopards. Charlie Cunniffe (Episcopal Academy) had three assists.
Binghamton took an 8-5 lead into the halftime locker room, before the Leopards began the comeback bid, outscoring the visitors 4-1 in the third period.
The two teams traded goals in the fourth period after Lafayette took a 10-9 lead after the Collins unassisted goal early in the final frame. The Bearcats took a 12-11 lead with two minutes to play before Fitzpatrick tied it to force overtime.
After back-to-back turnovers at the start of the extra period, Binghamton netted the game-winning just one minute into overtime.
Junior Ryan Duncan notched four points with a goal and two assists while sophomore John Mathes tallied two goals.