|Philadelphia, Pa. - Yoni Cohen scored four goals as Drexel raced out to an early lead and never looked back in a 12-4 victory against Saint Joseph's on Franklin Field this evening. Cohen scored two of his goals in the first quarter as the Dragons (2-1) scored the first six goals of the contest. The Hawks fell to 0-3 on the season.
For the second-straight game, junior Jason Forrester opened the scoring in the first three minutes. Sean Moloney added a goal just 44 seconds later to put Drexel up 2-0. Cohen scored a pair of goals in the final two minutes of the quarter as the Dragons opened up a 4-0 lead after a quarter. Cohen and Joe Fiore each found the net in the second quarter, before Andrew Four got the Hawks on the board with 3:58 to play on an extra-man goal.
The Drexel offense continued in the third quarter as the Dragons scored six of the first seven goals of the half to take a commanding 12-2 lead late in the third. The Hawks scored the final goal of the period and Four connected for the games only goal in the fourth quarter.
Moloney finished with three goals for the Dragons. Jarett Mizzi added a pair and Jesse Rumble handed out two assists. Ryan Harney earned his second win of the season in the cage for the Dragons. He had seven saves in three quarters of play. Will Melton had six saves in the fourth quarter. Saint Joseph's Dan Morrissey had four saves coming off the bench, while starter Travis McDonnell finished with three. Drexel hosts Yale on Sunday at noon at Franklin Field.