Mount Saint Mary's vs. Wagner
March 26, 2005
The Game Story:
Junior Matt Warner (Corning, N.Y./Corning East) scored five goals to lead the Mount St. Mary's men's lacrosse team to an 11-7 win over Wagner in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action at Alumni Field on campus on Saturday afternoon. Warner also became the 18th Mount St. Mary's player to reach the 100-point mark in career scoring. The win was the third straight for the Mount as they improved to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the MAAC.

Warner's fourth goal of the game gave the 6-1 attack his 100th career point at the Mount. He now has 70 goals and 31 assists for 101 points in 36 career games.

Wagner (0-6, 0-2) jumped out to a quick 2-0 advantage in the first quarter. Tom Marchetti and Josh Hamilton scored unassisted goals to give the Seahawks a 2-0 lead with 3:56 left in the first quarter. Warner scored his first of the game on a nice feed from Billy Jautze (Setawket, N.Y./Ward Melville) with 43 seconds left in the first to cut the deficit to 2-1.

The Mount then rattled off five straight goals to start the second quarter and take command of the game. Jautze opened the scoring 53 seconds into the quarter to knot the score at 2-2. Warner and Jason Werner (Severna Park, Md./Severn) each tallied twice as the Mountaineers pushed the lead to 6-2 with 4:40 left in the half. Wagner cut the deficit to 6-3 at the half on a Marchetti goal.

Mount St. Mary's then put the game away by scoring the first five goals of the second half to take a commanding 11-3 edge. Jason Werner scored on a feed from Dan Hatton (Corning, N.Y./Corning East) to open the second half scoring. Matt Warner and Werner added goals to make the score 9-3 at the end of the third quarter.

In the fourth quarter, Benjamin Mundorf (Elkridge, Md./Mount St. Joseph's) and Scott Hall (Brookeville, Md./St. John's at Prospect Hall) scored for an 11-3 Mount lead. It was Hall's first collegiate goal. Wagner scored four times in the final 3:32 for the final margin.

Warner finished with five goals while Werner added three goals and two assists in the game. Jautze had a goal and two assists and while Hatton added two helpers. Marchetti finished with three goals and Michael Sciamanna added two goals and two assists in the loss.

Chris Sochacki made 17 saves for Wagner, including seven in the first quarter to keep Wagner in the game. Dan Whitehurst made seven saves in the win for the Mount.

The Mount outshot Wagner 45-24 in the game and held a 54-31 edge in ground balls. Kyle Daddio won 11-of-16 face-offs in the game and had a game-high nine ground balls.