Mount Ida vs. Catholic
April 9, 2006
|Conor Kelly||(3, 6)|
|Tim Rettaliata||(5, 1)|
|Terence Kempf||(3, 1)|
|Phil Reinckens||(2, 1)|
|David Morin||(2, 1)|
|Colin Whitaker||(1, 1)|
|Justin Boyer||(0, 1)|
|Gentry Kowall||(1, 0)|
|Greg Kavazanjian||20 (0.769)|
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|The Game Story:|
|NEWTON, Mass. (April 9, 2006) - Senior Conor Kelly (Milton,|
Mass./Boston College High) racked up nine points on a hat trick and
six assists to propel the Catholic University men's lacrosse team to
a 17-6 victory over Mount Ida College in non-conference action at
the Mount Ida Athletic Stadium this afternoon. The win was the
third-straight for the Cardinals, who snapped a three-game Mount Ida
After a back-and-forth first quarter in which Catholic
outscored the Mustangs 3-2, the visitors took control of the contest
in the second period with a 7-2 outburst. They took a 10-4 edge into
the break and scored seven of the game's final nine goals to ice
Freshman Tim Rettaliata (Bay Shore, N.Y./Bay Shore)
found the net five times and added one helper for Catholic. The
guests also received a boost from senior Terence Kempf (Glenside,
Pa./LaSalle), who registered a hat trick and one assist. Classmate
David Morin (Portland, Maine/Deering) and junior Phil Reinckens
(Bethesda, Md./St. John's College) chipped in with two markers and
an assist each.
Mount Ida was led by freshman Leo Shidler (Peabody,
Mass./Peabody), who converted two goals and assisted on two others.
Sophomore Johnathan Lightbown (Melrose, Mass./Malden Cathlolic)
tallied once and added one assist, while classmate Alex Champagne
(East Greenwich, R.I./Rocky Hill/Ohio Wesleyan University), junior
Vince Pizzimenti (Gloucester, Mass./Gloucester) and freshman Brett
Conley (Fairfield, Conn./Fairfield) accounted for one goal each.
Catholic scored on three of its eight extra-man
opportunities while holding the hosts scoreless in seven power play
chances. The Cardinals out-shot Mount Ida 38-37 and converted on 17
of their 27 shots on goals.
Sophomore goaltender Greg Kavazanjian (Long Beach,
N.Y./Long Beach) was solid between the pipes for Catholic, stopping
14 shots en route to the victory. Mustangs junior netminders Kyle
Bowler (Glastonbury, Conn./Glastonbury) and Bryan Smith (Worcester,
Mass./St. Peter Marian) each saw some action. The duo made seven and
three saves, respectively.
Mount Ida (8-3, 3-0 NAC) will play its third of
four-straight home games on Tuesday, when Becker College comes to
town for a North Atlantic Conference clash beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Catholic (9-6, 1-4 CAC) wraps up its Capital Athletic Conference
slate at St. Mary's on Thursday at 4:00 p.m.