Mount Saint Mary's vs. Marist
March 21, 2009
The Game Story:
EMMITSBURG, Md. – Marist defeated Mount St. Mary’s 7-4 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) men’s lacrosse action on Saturday.

Mark Stapor (Herndon, Va./Bishop O’Connell) paced the Mount (1-4, 1-1 NEC) with two goals while T.C. DiBartolo (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Spalding) made 11 saves in the loss.

Ryan Sharkey fueled the Red Foxes (2-3, 2-0 MAAC) with two goals and an assist while Matt Teichman added two markers. Ryan Penner made 16 saves in the winning effort.

Marist scored the final goal of the first quarter and added and never looked back to earn the 7-4 victory.

After the Mount tied the game at 3 on consecutive tallies, Sharkey handed the Red Foxes the lead for good on an unassisted tally with 1:35 left in the first quarter.

Marist then scored the first goal of the second quarter after Corey Zindel set up Lou Loria at the 10:51 mark.

Mount St. Mary’s answered when Stapor picked up the rebound off a shot and found the back of the net for his second goal of the afternoon at 5:53 in the second quarter to trim the margin to 5-4.

Sharkey and Zindel responded for the Red Foxes with goals at 3:13 and 2:51, respectively, in the third quarter for a 7-4 lead. The Mount had 13 shots in the final quarter, but could get no closer in the scoreless period.

Marist jumped out to a quick 1-0 advantage after winning the opening faceoff and Sharkey fed Dan Lang seven seconds into the contest.

Cody Lehrer (Baltimore, Md./Dulaney) answered for the Mountaineers with an unassisted tally at 13:09 in the first quarter.

Teichmann responded with back-to-back unassisted goals at 10:27 and 9:26 to hand the Red Foxes a 3-1 advantage.

Mount St. Mary’s then tied the game at 3 thanks to a Stapor unassisted tally at 9:15 and a Christian Kellett (Audobon, Pa./Malvern Prep) goal off an Anthony Golden (Timonium, Md./Loyola Blakefield) assist at the 5:48 mark in the first quarter. Sharkey then completed a seven-goal first period and gave Marist the lead to stay with 1:35 left in the stanza.

The Mount returns to action on Saturday at the Waldron Family Stadium against Lafayette. Game time is 1 p.m.