Merrimack vs. American International
April 17, 2010
The Game Story:
NORTH ANDOVER, MA The tenth-ranked Merrimack men's lacrosse team notched its seventh conference win with a 13-4 victory over AIC on Senior Day at Warrior Field Saturday.

Corey Lunney (Little Silver, NJ) and Bryan MacPhie (Scarborough, ME) combined for seven first-half goals as Merrimack led 8-1 at halftime, after scoring three early goals in a 1:45 span. The Warriors forced eight first-half turnovers and outshot the hosts 18-10 through the first 30 minutes.

Lunney finished with a game-high five goals and six points, giving the freshman 38 goals on the season. MacPhie tallied six points as well, while Greg Melaugh (Billerica, MA) and Michael Balbuena (Falmouth, MA) had three points each. Twenty-three different players had ground balls, led by Nick Maggio (Winchester, MA) who had five.

Cory Spinale (Wakefield, MA) stopped three shots in the first half before giving way to Matt Austin (Upperbrookville, NY) in the second who had six saves in the third.

Brett Serriello led the way for the Yellow Jackets, who fell to 3-10 overall, with two goals.

Before the game, the Warriors honored its class of 2010: Shane Mahar (Slingerlands, NY), Matt Sweeney (Norwood, MA), Bryan MacPhie (Scarborough, ME), Jamie Fagan (Duxbury, MA), Sean Foley (Kennebunk, ME), Cory Spinale (Wakefield, MA), Mark Webber (Mansfield, MA), and Matt Austin (Upperbrookville, NY).

Merrimack (9-2, 7-1 NE-10) visits Southern New Hampshire Tuesday at 7 p.m. looking to clinch second-place in the Northeast-10.