Hartwick vs. Oneonta State
March 13, 2012
The Game Story:
ONEONTA, NY – The visiting Oneonta State Red Dragons got off to a 9-1 lead and never looked back as they defeat the men's lacrosse team 15-7 on Tuesday afternoon at Wright Stadium. Oneonta picks up their first win of the year and is now 1-2 while Hartwick falls to 2-2.

Phil Schaefer (Holbrook, NY/Sachem North) scored two goals and had two assists to lead the Hawks. Bobby Cassidy (Oceanside, NY/Oceanside), Harry Hughes (Holtsville, NY/Sachem East), Cody Ciolino (Nesconset, NY/Sachem North), Jake Cooper (Manlius, NY/Fayetteville-Manlius), and Mike Vaglica (Newton, MA/Newton, North) all had one goal each.

John DeOrdio and Blair Hanson both had three goals apiece to lead the Red Dragons. Jim van de Veerdonk , Daniel Stern, Tyler Jennings and Anthony Laureano all had two scores each. Scott Sorrilo scored once.

Nick Traino (North Andover, MA/St. John's Prep) started in goal for Hartwick and had 14 saves. Matthew Galvin came in for the last 10 seconds of the game and did not record a save.

Chris Miles also had 14 saves for the Red Dragons. Ryan Guay relieved him and played the last 3:33 of the game and recorded one save.

Hartwick took the early lead in the game when Schaefer scored to put the Hawks up 1-0. The Red Dragons would score nine straight times to go up 9-1 with 13:11 left in the third quarter.

Schaefer would end the Oneonta scoring streak when he scored his second goal of the game to make it 9-2 at 11:16. Less than seven minutes later, Schaefer would connect with Hughes to make it a 9-3 game. After Jennings scored his second of the contest, Cassidy scored unassisted with 2:54 remaining in the quarter to get the Hawks to within six, 10-4.

The Red Dragons tacked on five more scores in the final quarter. The Hawks would score three more times including the last two goals of the game to complete the scoring.

Oneonta had a huge advantage in shots, 61-43. They also had a slight edge in groundballs, 35-32. Van de Veerdonk had 10 of the team's groundballs. He also won 15 of 20 faceoffs. Max Cooper (Manlius, NY/Fayetteville-Manlius) collected six groundballs to lead Hartwick.