Salem State vs. Mass Maritime
March 31, 2009
The Game Story:
The Masachusetts Maritime Academy snapped a 2-2 halftime deadlock by outscoring the Vikings, 5-3, over the last 30 minutes of play en route to a 7-5 non-conference victory this afternoon at Alumni Field.

The Buccaneers received a pair of goals from both junior attackmen and twin brothers Brian Burke (Del Mar, CA) and Connor Burke (Del Mar, CA), and single scoring strikes from senior middie John Herman (Stamford, CT), sophomore middie Ryan Linn (Bourne, MA) and sophomore middie Jake Bickley (Wilbraham, MA).

SSC (3-4) received a pair of goals from both sophomore attackman Jon Falls (Seekonk, MA) and junior attackman Justin Jones (Danvers, MA). Junior attackman Rob Mulroy (Swampscott, MA) added a goal and an assist for the Vikings. SSC freshman attackman Ryan Gendreau (Danvers, MA) and senior middie Sal Silva (Lynn, MA) each recorded an assist.

MMA junior goaltender James Hitchings (Dover, MA) stopped 19 shots while SSC netminder Brendan Gill (Chelmsford, MA) made 11 saves.

SSC's next game will be Saturday, April 4 when the Vikings host the Owls of Keene State College in a 6:00 pm Little East Conference (LEC) match at Alumni Field.