Saint Vincent vs. Frostburg State
May 5, 2012
The Game Story:
LATROBE (May 5) - Freshman Nick Pensyl recorded four points and junior Adam Gunter made 13 saves as the Saint Vincent men's lacrosse team closed out the 2012 season with a 12-7 win over Frostburg State (Md.) at Chuck Noll Field.

With the win, the Bearcats wrap-up the year with a 6-9 record after winning five of their final seven games. The Bobcats end the season with a 2-15 record.

The visitors scored first, taking a 1-0 lead under one minute into the game. SVC answered with a score at the 12:52-mark when senior Will DeLanoy, the program's all-time points leader, found junior Alex Walsh for the tying goal, 1-1.

DeLanoy then gave SVC the lead at the 11:34-mark with an unassisted goal before classmate Mike Diggs put the Bearcats ahead, 3-1, just 31 seconds later. FSU scored the next two goals, five minutes apart, to tie the game at 3-3 with just over five minutes remaining in the first quarter. Pensyl tallied his first goal of the game with 4:23 left in the period on an assist by senior Alex Langton. The Bobcats answered with 1:12 remaining to send the game into the second quarter tied, 4-4.

The Bearcats quickly took a 6-4 lead just over a minute into the second period as freshman Cody Golon scored off a pass by classmate Bryce Pasquariello just 17 seconds into the quarter. Diggs added his second goal of the game with 13:53 to play in the first half to extend the lead.

After FSU cut the lead to 6-5, Pensyl posted his second goal of the game with 7:29 to play in the second quarter. Sophomore Pete McGee sent SVC into the half with an 8-6 lead on his fourth goal of the season, assisted by classmate Matt Mackey, with 2:30 remaining in the half.

In the third quarter, Anthony Altieri scored 3:40 into play to extend the Bearcat lead to 9-6. With 7:06 to play in the quarter, senior Will Sellmayer registered his first goal of the year to push the margin to 10-6.

The Bobcats scored the first goal of the fourth quarter to cut the deficit to 10-7, but goals by Mackey (assisted by Pensyl) and Pensyl (unassisted) over the final 3:33 led to a 12-7 Bearcats win.

For the game, SVC totaled 47 shots compared to 26 shots by Frostburg State. The hosts also picked up eight more ground balls, 29-21. SVC converted 2-of-4 extra-man opportunities in the game.

DeLanoyo led all players with 11 shots, while Pensyl added seven and Diggs chipped in six shots.

Senior Marty Teynor picked up a game-high six ground balls to lead the way and end his career with 100 ground balls.

Gunter was strong in goal, posting 13 saves and allowing just one goal in the second half. The junior finishes the season with a 6-9 record on the season.