Kean vs. Mount Ida
March 7, 2009
The Game Story:
Union, N.J. (3/7/09) - Senior Eric Gillar (Milltown, N.J.) recorded six points with two goals and four assists as Kean University defeated Mount Ida College, 12-7, Saturday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.

With the win Kean improves to 2-1 overall while the loss is the first for Mount Ida who falls to 1-1.

Things were close throughout the first two periods but Kean took the lead for good with their second goal of the match with 3:19 to go in the first period off a goal by junior Scott Leathem (Fair Lawn, N.J.).

KU took control of the third period, scoring five uncontested goals, and put the game out of reach.

Offensively, the Cougars had a good day, recording 11 assists on 12 goals. Leathem (pictured right) finished the afternoon with four points (one goal and three assists) while junior Jazimar Bailey (Hoboken, N.J.) (pictured left) added two goals and an assist of his own. For the second straight match, junior defenseman Josh Jordan (Califon, N.J.) tallied a goal while teammate J.R. Glita (Wayne, N.J.) registered his first goal of the season.

In goal, junior John Gesumaria (Cranford, N.J.) recorded 10 saves.

For the Mustangs, senior Brett Conley (Fairfield, Conn.) tallied a team-high three points with two goals and an assist. Keepers Matt Vernik (Bethany, Conn.) and Justin Famiglietti (Peabody, Mass.) combined for 13 saves in the loss.

Kean returns to action on Monday, March 9th in a rescheduled match against Stevens Institute of Technology beginning at 7 p.m.