SEAHAWK MEN'S LACROSSE RESULTS
Salve Regina 14, Gordon 11
Middletown, R.I. – Gaudet Field
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Series and Streaks
This was the 23rd meeting between Salve Regina and Gordon. Despite today's loss the Scots still own a 17-6 advantage in the all-time series.
Three Stars of the Game
1 – Salve Regina junior Nick LoCicero (Lynbrook, N.Y.) scored four times and dished out three assists.
2 – Gordon sophomore Nico Manganiello (Peabody, Mass.) scored four goals.
3 – Salve Regina sophomore Andrew Fera (Cranston, R.I.) scored three times, added an assist, and collected a game-high 12 ground balls.
Key Stat of the Game
The Seahawks outshot the Scots 52-31 and held 21 ball advantage in groundballs (62-41).
The Seahawks never trailed in the game, but the Scots continued to fight back every time it seemed the Seahawks were ready to blow the game open. Consistently trailing by three goals, Gordon would rally to draw within one, only to have the lead pushed back again. Peter Kovacevic (Pittsburgh, Pa.) scored off the draw to open the fourth quarter and the Scots were within one again, 10-9. However the Seahawks would score four of the next five goals over a 10 minute span to lead comfortably by four down the stretch.
- The Seahawks honored their 13 seniors with a pregame ceremony. Michael Bell (Harwich, Mass.), Cam Brazill (Ridgewood, N.J.), Ross Burr (Old Lyme, Conn.), Nick Coffey (Nashua, N.H.), Paul D'Anneo (Centerport, N.Y.), Brandon DiGiancomo (Bohemia, N.Y.), James Fee (Massapequa, N.Y.), Sharp Jones (Scituate, Mass.), Alex King (Andover, Mass.), Frank Russo (Scituate, Mass.), Connor Timpson (Narragansett, R.I.), and manager Tori Moore were all joined by their families for a pregame ceremony at midfield.
- Three seniors scored for the Seahawks; Russo, Fee, and Brazill. Russo's goal was the first of his career. He scored unassisted after picking up a groundball from a faceoff, fighting through three men to daylight, then to the net for the goal in the first quarter to give the Seahawks a 3-1 lead.
- The Scots never went away all afternoon. Trailing by three at the half the Scots opened the third quarter scoring three straight to tie the game 7-7. The Seahawks closed the quarter on a 3-1 scoring run, including a goal with one second remaining from Sharp Jones.
- Cody Greenwald (Albany, N.Y.) made 12 stops in net for the Scots.
- Matt D'Amore (Duxbury, Mass.) also made 12 saves for the Seahawks, to improve to 10-5 on the season.
- Austin Early (Palmyra, Va.) scored a hat-trick for the Scots and Zach Makoske (Shoreham, N.Y.) score twice for Salve Regina to round out the multiple goal scorers on the afternoon.
- Salve Regina converted 1-4 man-up situations while the Scots were held to 0-4 with the man advantage.
- Junior Nick LoCicero currently has 191 career points, needing two more to set the all-time mark at Salve Regina, currently held by Chris Walker (2009-12).
Salve Regina (10-5, 3-3 CCC) – Wednesday, April 20 vs Roger Williams, 4:00 p.m.
Gordon (1-11, 1-4 CCC) - Wednesday, April 20 vs Wentworth, 7 p.m.