Moravian Shoots Past Saint Joseph's, 13-4

Moravian Shoots Past Saint Joseph's, 13-4

DAVENPORT, Fla. – Moravian College (3-0) defeated Saint Joseph's College (1-2), 13-4, in a non-conference men's lacrosse game at Northeast Regional Park on Monday afternoon. The game is the first of two the Monks will play in Florida during the team's spring break trip.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

Moravian opened the contest with five unanswered goals before Saint Joseph's senior Michael Finn (Quincy, Mass.) scored off a Devin Linscott (Nashua, N.H.) pass with 10:04 left in the second quarter.

Sophomore Shane Puleo (Nashua, N.H.) and freshman Troy Bottari (Nashua, N.H.) both scored in a manner of 75 seconds midway through the third quarter to make it a 9-3 game, but the Greyhounds outscored the Monks by a 4-1 margin during the remainder of play to clinch the nine-goal triumph.

TEAM STATS:

Moravian held the lead in shots (42-31) ground balls (52-22) and face-off wins (13-7) in the win.

THE KEEPERS:

Saint Joseph's sophomore Logan Skinner (Irving, Texas) made 13 saves with six ground balls in 45 minutes of work while freshman Michael Janocha (Southampton, Mass.) turned away a pair of shots in 15 minutes of work.

Moravian netminder Kurt Dick registered 13 saves in the victory.

LEADERS – SAINT JOSEPH'S:

  • Bottari netted a pair of goals
  • Sophomore Zack Hamilton (Pepperell, Mass.) posted eight shots with three ground balls
  • Junior Shane Fors (Kalamazoo, Mich.) picked up five ground balls and was 7-19 on face-off attempts

LEADERS – MORAVIAN:

  • Mark Laratta netted five goals with two assists and three ground balls
  • Cade Siddron scored four times with a pair of assists and six ground balls
  • Jack Gozzard added two goals and an assist
  • Jimmy Shicke picked up a game-high eight ground balls

NEXT!

Saint Joseph's will face off against Wentworth Institute on Wednesday at 3:00 PM.

 

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Saint Joseph's College is Maine's only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized and career-focused education for more than 100 years. From its 474-acre campus on the shores of Sebago Lake, the College offers more than 40 undergraduate programs to a population of approximately 1,000 students. Saint Joseph's College Online provides certificates, undergraduate and advanced degrees for working adults through an online learning program. For more, visit www.sjcme.edu.