| Freshman attacker Steve Hill (Folsom, Pa./Ridley) scored twice and
junior attacker Mark Phillips (Morristown, N.J.) had a goal and an assist
as Cabrini jumped to a 6-1 lead and held off an Ohio Wesleyan rally to
escape with a non-conference win on Saturday at Dublin Scioto High School.
Hill staked the Cavaliers to a 1-0 lead with a man-up goal in the
first quarter, but the Bishops answered with a goal by junior attacker John
Schlegel (Chevy Chase, Md./Gonzaga) less than 2 minutes later.
Cabrini then went on a 5-0 run, with Hill scoring to kick off the
spurt and adding an assist later on. Freshman attacker Jeff Scott (Emmaus,
Conn.) scored to finish off the Cavalier run, giving Cabrini a 6-1 lead
with 3:34 left in the first half.
Ohio Wesleyan closed to within 6-4 at halftime, getting goals by
Schlegel, junior midfielder Brian Small (Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall) and
freshman midfielder Jon Lewis (Columbus/Upper Arlington). The Bishops got
another goal by Lewis in the first minute of the third quarter to pull
Sophomore attacker Matt Campbell (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) then set
up senior attacker Michael Piccoli (Glen Mills, Pa./Garnet Valley) and
added an unassisted goal to pad the Cavalier lead to 8-5.
The Bishops countered with scores by Lewis and junior attacker
Jason Balmer (Chester Springs, Pa./Forman School) to slice the margin to
8-7, and Ohio Wesleyan had a chance to tie the game in the closing minutes,
getting a man-up opportunity with 1:02 remaining, but Schlegel's shot just
before the final horn was wide.
Lewis led the Bishops with 3 goals, while Schlegel finished with 2
goals and 2 assists.
Hill and Campbell each had 2 goals and an assist for Cabrini.
Junior Paul McCommons (Smyrna, Del./Dover) had 12 saves for Ohio
Senior Antonio Masone (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y./Comsewogue)
had 11 saves for Cabrini.