Keene State vs. Southern Maine
April 26, 2008
The Game Story:
KEENE, N.H. 4/26/08 - The Keene State men's lacrosse team concluded its regular season with a 15-2 Little East Conference victory over Southern Maine at Owl Athletic Complex on Saturday.

Keene State (9-2, 5-1) will be the second seed in the upcoming LEC tournament and receive a first-round bye. The Owls will host a semifinal game on Thursday with an opponent and time to be determined.

Southern Maine completes its season with a 4-11 (0-6) mark.

Keene State got three goals from senior midfielder Ryan Hazelton (Chester, N.H.) and senior attack Peter Lauranzano (Beverly, Mass.) and took advantage of a smothering defense to keep the Huskies at bay all afternoon.

Leading 2-0 after the first quarter on goals by senior attack Tony Santa Fe (Derry, N.H.) and Hazelton, KSC went ahead 4-0 at the break on a pair of unassisted goals by Lauranzano.

The Owls broke the game open with six unanswered goals in the third quarter. KSC scored three goals in a span of a minute to go up 7-0.

Santa Fe and freshman attack Ryan Doherty (East Lyme, Conn.) netted two goals each and junior midfielder Rodney Arganese (Trumbull, Conn.), freshman attack Josh Nugent (Cheshire, Conn.), freshman attacks Kevin Donahue (Redding, Conn.) and Dan Werney (Somers, N.Y.), and sophomore attack Josh Luft (Lake Peekskill, N.Y.) also found the back of the net for KSC.

Sophomore attack Alex Pleau (Lewiston, Me.) and senior attack Shane Billings (North Berwick, Me.) scored fourth quarter goals for USM.

Keene State won 16 of 19 face-offs and outshot the Huskies 15-13.

Senior goalie Matt Johnson (Derry, N.H.) played the first three quarters, not allowing a goal and making five saves. Senior Billy Brooks (Lewiston, Me.) and freshman Alex Corliss (Waltham, Mass.) saw action in the fourth quarter. Corliss made one save.

Junior goalie James Suriyodorn (Deer Park, N.Y.) was very busy in goal for the Huskies, finishing the game with 17 saves.