|Salisbury, Md - Number one ranked Salisbury jumped to a 10-0 first quarter lead en route to a 16-1 win over
visiting Cabrini in the second round of the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament. Senior Josh Bergey
(4g-2a), sophomore Chris Phillips (3g) and sophomore Justin Smith (2g) each scored twice to fuel SU's opening
run. The Sea Gulls (16-1 overall) advance to Wednesday's national quarterfinals and will host the winner of
Sunday's Lynchburg-Franklin & Marshall game. Cabrini ends its season with a 13-4 mark.
Salisbury, which scored on 10 of its 22 shots in the opening period, pushed its margin to 11-0 in the opening
seconds of the second quarter as Phillips added his third of the game, assisted by face off specialist Andy
Murray (1g-1a). Murray enjoyed a near perfect day on face offs, winning 18 of his 19 attempts. Salisbury
controlled 19 of 21 draws overall.
Cabrini registered its only marker with 1:43 remaining in the second quarter as freshman Matt Grosse scored
unassisted. Murray answered that goal by winning the ensuing face off and scoring unassisted just seven
seconds later. Salisbury led 12-1 at halftime.
Bergey added his third and fourth goals of the game in the third quarter. The Gulls closed out the game with
two more tallies in the final period, including Mike Ricucci's second goal of the contest. Sophomore Joe
Tamberrino finished with a team-high three assists.
Cabrini's junior goalie Antonio Masone finished with 18 saves. Salisbury starter Dan Korpon recorded nine
saves in 48 minutes. The Sea Gulls finished with a 50-18 advantage in total shots and 67-30 edge in ground
balls. The Salisbury defense registered its fourth game of the season in which it allowed one goal or less.