Hartford vs. Stony Brook
April 9, 2005
The Game Story:
HARTFORD, CONN.- Stony Brook outscored Hartford 12-3 in the second half against as the Seawolves cruised to a 20-10 victory on Saturday afternoon at Trinity College's Jessee/Miller Field.

Jason Cappadoro led all scorers with four goals and added one assist as the Seawolves snapped a two-game skid and improved to 6-3 overall and 2-1 in America East action. Junior Matt Holman led the Hawks with three goals. Hartford dropped to 2-7 overall and 0-3 in the conference.

Stony Brook got off to a quick start, scoring four of the first five goals of the game to go up 4-1. Hartford crashed the net in the final seconds of the first quarter and scored on a shot by junior John Waterman to pull within two. The Hawks then tied the game at 4-4 in the opening minutes of the second quarter, both on man-up opportunities.

The Seawolves hung tough, getting goals from Ryan Maehr and Ryan Hughes to go up 6-4. The teams then traded goals-freshman Ryan Curran for the Hawks and SBU's Adam Marksberry-before Hartford pulled even again. Holman netted his second goal of the day off a feed from Curran and junior Brandon Herbst tied the game at 8-8 with his second tally of the afternoon.

Stony Brook ended the second quarter scoring on Cappadoro's first goal of the game, just 52 seconds before the end of the half. Stony Brook took the 8-7 lead into the break, though the Seawolves had yielded seven goals against 10 shots for the half.

The Seawolves owned the second half of play, both on the offensive and defensive sides of the field. Stony Brook scored the first nine goals of the half and didn't allow a Hartford shot in the third quarter. Cappadoro scored three more times during the stretch while Bo Tripodi added a pair. The Hawks trailed 17-7 before junior Tim Chisholm finally snapped the streak with his first of two goals with 11:26 to go in the game.

Erol Wilson picked up the win in goal for the Seawolves despite making only one save while yielding seven goals. Matt Ural came in at the half for SBU and made three saves while allowing just one goal, and Sean LeFloch played the final 6:26 and allowed two goals on seven shots. Freshman goalie Alex Finkelman played the entire game for the Hawks and made a career-high 18 saves against 56 shots.

Stony Brook outshot Hartford 56-21 and held a 46-28 advantage in ground balls. The Hawks were 4-of-6 on extra-man opportunities while the Seawolves went 3-for-3.