Queens vs. Rollins
March 5, 2012
The Game Story:
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Queens University of Charlotte men’s lacrosse team advanced to 3-0 on the season after defeating Rollins College 12-6 this afternoon at the Queens Sports Complex. The Tars fall to 1-6 on the year after the loss.

Matthew Michael (Easton, Pa., Easton) led the Royals with five points after scoring a goal and assisting on four. Jimmy Baker (Prince Fredrick, Md., Calverton) and Corey Geroy (Horseheads, N.Y., Horseheads) each notched three points with two goals and one assist each. Jason Krogulski (Naperville, I.L., Benet Academy) scored a goal and collected a feed for two points. Thomas Baugh (Cornelius, N.C., Christ School) led with six ground balls, while Kenneth Stryker (Millersville, Md., Severna Park) and Baker scooped up four apiece. Stryker won 15 of the 22 face-offs.

The Tars had four players record two points. Will Diamond, Jack Dever and Stephen DeFlum scored two goals each, while Chuck Magid tallied two assists. Connor O’Leary collected six ground balls, while Nick Scannapieco totaled six caused turnovers.

Geroy got the Royals started with a man-up goal at 11:16 after receiving the ball from Michael. The two would pair up again for Queens’ second goal with Michael on the scoring end. After a holding penalty by the Royals, the Tars’ Jack Dever put the visiting team on the scoreboard giving the game a 2-1 score at the end of the first.

Rollins carried their momentum into the second opening with back-to-back goals before Queens’ Krogulski and Derek Young (Murrysville, Pa., The Kiski School. Franklin Regional ) responded with two putting the Royals back up 4-3. The Royals would close the quarter with a 2-1 run giving them a two goal lead heading into the break.

The Royals had all the momentum in the third outscoring the Tars 5-1 putting them up 11-5.

Both teams notched a goal apiece in the fourth.

The Royals outshot the Tars 38-23 this afternoon, and scooped up 41 ground balls to Rollins’ 33. Andrew Hyland (Newtown, Conn., Fairfield Prep) took the win in goal after getting 11 stops, while Andrew Sheerin took the loss with 12 saves.