Stony Brook vs. Vermont
April 1, 2006
The Game Story:
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Bo Tripodi scored four goals and assisted on another to power Stony Brook to an 11-5 win over Vermont in America East action Saturday afternoon. The win improved Stony Brook to 3-4 overall, 1-0 in conference play while Vermont dipped to 7-3, 0-1.

Stony Brook jumped out to an early 1-0 lead on a goal from Adam Marksberry 34 seconds into the contest. Chris Tracey followed with a tally of his own less than two minutes later to make it 2-0. A man-up goal from Sean Layton pulled Vermont within 2-1 but Sean Chamberlain answered with a man-up marker from Marksberry to give the hosts a 3-1 lead after one quarter.

Austin Humphries scored to inch Vermont closer at the 13:27 mark of the second quarter but Rhys Duch and Tripodi scored back-to-back goals later in the stanza to push SB's lead to 5-2, a lead that became 6-3 at the break.

Stony Brook took control of the game in the second half. After trading goals early in the third quarter, the Seawolves put together a four-goal run capped by Chris Tracey's goal with 4:55 remaining in the game to put the game out of reach.

Tripodi's four goals gave him his third hat trick of the season and increased his team-leading goal total to 16. Marksberry had a pair of goals and three assists while Jason Cappadoro chipped in with three assists. Brendan Callahan was outstanding in the goal, turning aside 13 Vermont shots on the afternoon.

Layton and Humphries both finished with a pair of goals to lead Vermont. Daryl Swarts made 12 saves in the loss.

The Seawolves are back in action on Monday when they host nationally-ranked Denver. Face-off is 5 p.m.