Connecticut College 16, Farmingdale State 10
Undefeated Camels (5-0) Explode with 11 Goals in Second Half Scoring Surge
Hempstead, N.Y. --The Connecticut College men's lacrosse team out-scored Farmingdale State 6-1 in the third quarter to pull away from the Rams in a 16-10 victory at James Stuart Stadium on the campus of Hofstra University. With the win, the Camels improve their record to 5-0. Farmingdale slips to 5-3 in the setback.
The Camels out-shot Farmingdale 25-11 in the second half and held a 46-to-26 advantage in ground balls in the contest. After being held to five goals in the opening half, the Camels out-scored the Rams 11-4 in the final two quarters of action.
Junior attack Ryan Hayes (Darien, Conn.) scored four goals and two assists, including the eventual game-winner with 0.5 seconds remaining in the third period. Rookie midfielder Stephen Eicher (Northport, N.Y.) had three goals and one assist. Mark Mangano (Basking Ridge, N.J.) finished with five points, netting a goal and dishing out a team-high four assists.
Senior Steve Dachille (Garden City, N.Y.) tallied two goals and two assists. With 95 goals, Dachille needs just five more scores to reach the century mark in his prolific playing career.
Sophomore midfielder Chuck Czerkawski (Cohasset, Mass.) was 20-for-25 on face-offs with a game-high 15 ground balls.
For the Rams, freshman attack Pete Siemsen (West Babylon, N.Y.) recorded a career and game-high seven assists. Sophomore midfielder Jimmy Owsinski (Kings Park, N.Y.) and sophomore attack Erick Thomson (Floral Park, N.Y.) each had three goals, while junior attack Rob Nosworthy (Massapequa, N.Y./Massapequa) added two goals and three assists.
Sophomore net-minder Rob Moccia (Malverne, Pa.) stopped eight shots in the victory for the Camels, while Patrick Delventhal (Westbury, N.Y.) made 13 saves in the setback for Farmingdale.
The Camels will host #5 Middlebury College Saturday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. in New London.
March 23, 2010