Desales vs. Mount Saint Vincent
March 15, 2007
The Game Story:
Center Valley, PA (March 15, 2007) Ė Sophomore Matthew Brancaccio (Greenvale, NY/North Shore) scored three goals and added three assists leading the DeSales University menís lacrosse team past College of Mt. St. Vincent, 13-2, tying DSUís longest ever winning streak at three games.

DSU (3-1 overall) opened up a 9-0 lead at the half and cruised in the second half to record the win. The Bulldogs out-shot the Dolphins (1-4 overall), 46-12, and held a 54-32 edge in ground balls. DeSales also won 10-of-18 face-offs on the afternoon.

Brancaccio now has six goals and seven assists for 13 points on the season to rank second on the team in scoring. Junior Dan Thomer (Philadelphia, PA/Archbishop Ryan) leads the team in scoring with 15 goals and two helpers after he tallied four goals and one assist this afternoon.

Freshman Matthew Kruszewski (Atco, NJ/Winslow Township) continued to impress early in the season with two goals and two assists, while sophomores Joshua Van Hart (Glen Gardner, NJ/Voorhees) and Danny Larkin (Holladay, UT/Olympus) each registered multiple points with Van Hart dishing out two assists and Larkin scoring twice.

Rounding out the scoring leaders were freshman Daniel Quinn (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) with one assist, sophomore Ricky Larkin (Holladay, UT/Olympus) with one goal and junior Shane Corley (Philadelphia, PA/Father Judge) with one goal, the game-winner.

Freshman Jarryd Stamatelos (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) made eight saves and grabbed four ground balls in the win between the pipes. D. Larkin also led the team with seven ground balls.

DSU returns to action on Saturday, March 17th when they open up MAC Conference play when they travel to Lycoming College with the start time set for 1:00 pm.