|Manchester, N.H. (April 20) -- Nine different players found the back of the net for Saint Anselm as the Hawks defeated in-state rival Franklin Pierce by a 12-4 in Northeast-10 Conference play at Melucci Field on Sunday afternoon.|
Behind two goals from Matt Surette (Wakefield, Mass.), the Hawks jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead before the Ravens got on the board on a goal from Lucas Hamory. Saint Anselm pushed the lead to 12-1 after three periods before the Ravens added three fourth-quarter goals for the 12-4 final score. Steve Trocki (Braintree, Mass.), Surette and Tim Rist (S. Hadley, Mass.) led the Hawks with two goals each. Hamory was the FPU leading scorer with a pair of goals. Dan Flynn (Wakefield, Mass.) made six saves for the win, Shea Campbell turned aside 10 shots in the defeat.
With the win, the Hawks improve to 7-6 overall and 5-4 in league play, while Franklin Pierce drops to 2-10 overall and 1-7 in the Northeast-10. Saint Anselm is back in action when the team wraps up the regular season on Saturday, April 26th as the Hawks host Pace for a 1 p.m. start at Melucci Field.