So New Hampshire vs. Molloy
March 2, 2013
The Game Story:
Molloy Gets Past Men's Lacrosse in Season Opener
FINAL 1 2 3 4 T
Molloy (2-0) 4 7 5 0 16
SNHU (0-1) 1 1 3 5 10
G: Engelhardt, Tom - 5 G: Corey Allen - 4
A: Leonard, Joe - 7 A: 2 Players (#15, #23 - 2)
Sv: Grebe, John - 9 Sv: Crosby Nicholson - 13
GB: Lang, James - 4 GB: Crosby Nicholson - 6
Shots 40 38
Ground Balls 13 16
Saves 14 13
Clears 6-8 16-16
Turnovers 14 19
Face Offs Won 17 8
Man Up 8-16 2-12
full stats
MANCHESTER, N.H. – Joe Leonard finished with three goals and seven assists to lead Molloy College to a 16-10 men's lacrosse victory over Southern New Hampshire University Saturday afternoon at Larkin Field. The Lions improved to 2-0 with the victory, while the game marked the season opener for the Penmen.

Tom Engelhardt finished with five goals and three assists for the Lions, who also got three goals and an assist from Sal Geneva and three goals from Kenny Lutz. Joseph Biscardi and Peter Clark added single tallies for Molloy.

Corey Allen (Suffield, Conn.) led Southern New Hampshire with four goals on the afternoon, while Cameron Joyce (Braintree, Mass.) finished with two goals and an assist. Phil LaTorre (Londonderry, N.H.), Kevin Goodfellow (Wayland, Mass.), Jeremy Buckley (Norwell, Mass.) and Rob Murray (Marblehead, Mass.) each finished with single goals.

Southern New Hampshire took a 1-0 lead 2:54 into the game when LaTorre scored on a feed from John Cuozzo (Norfolk, Mass.). The Lions scored four unanswered goals in the first period, with a Geneva man-up tally with 4:44 left in the quarter giving Molloy a 4-1 lead. The guests scored the first four goals of the second quarter to build an 8-1 lead before an Allen goal at the 11:13 mark, and the Lions took an 11-2 lead into halftime.

Molloy scored the first four goals of the third period to take a 15-2 lead and led 16-5 after three quarters. The Penmen scored all five goals of the fourth quarter, including two goals by Joyce.

John Grebe played the first 54 minutes in goal for Molloy and made nine saves before giving way to Alec Volpe, who made a pair of saves the rest of the way. Crosby Nicholson (Andover, Mass.) stopped 13 shots for Southern New Hampshire as the Lions outshot the Penmen 40-38. The guests won 17 of 25 faceoffs on the afternoon.

Southern New Hampshire returns to action Tuesday evening when it travels to Mercy College for a 7:00 contest.

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