Scranton vs. Moravian
April 16, 2005
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The Game Story:
SCRANTON, Pa.—The University of Scranton cut a six-goal deficit down to three early in the fourth period, but Moravian College scored twice in the final six minutes of play to hang on for a 15-11 victory in Middle Atlantic Conference action Saturday afternoon at Fitzpatrick Field.

Sophomore attacker Nick Cacciutti (Media, Pa./Haverford School) scored two of his game-high five goals in the fourth period as the Greyhounds improved to 4-9 overall and 1-5 in the MAC. The Greyhounds, who jumped out to 6-0 lead early in the second period, also received three goals and three assists by sophomore attacker Dan Larson (Dover, Del./Dover), two goals and a game-high six assists from sophomore attacker Clint Quedenfeld (Chalfont, Pa./Central Bucks West), two goals from freshman attacker Scott Jackson (Greenwood, Del./Sussex Tech) and a goal apiece from sophomore midfielders Ken Blom (Rochelle Park, N.J./Bergen Catholic) and T.J. Hirsch (Lake Peekskill, N.Y./Walter Panas) and freshman midfielder Aaron Satterfield (Mt. Arlington, N.J./Pope John XXIII).

Scranton, which fell to 0-11 overall and 0-7 in the MAC, was led by sophomore midfielder Dan Stallone (S. Plainfield, N.J./St. Joseph Metuchen) with three goals and an assist and freshman midfielder Matt Huber (Chester, N.J./West Morris Mendham) chipped in two goals. Freshman attacker Santiago DelCastillo (Port Washington, N.Y./Paul Schreiber) added an a goal and two assists and freshman attacker Kevin Joyce (Floral Park, N.Y./Chaminade) and junior midfielder Sean Daly (Lebanon, N.J./Immaculata) contributed a goal and an assist each.

After failing to score in the first period, the Royals finally got untracked offensively and cut Moravian’s 6-0 deficit down to 9-4 by intermission on goals by freshman Andrew Healy (Falls Church, Va./Bishop O’Connell), Joyce, sophomore attacker Sean O’Connor (Media, Pa./Penncrest) and Stallone.

Late in the third period, junior midfielder Matt Cesare (Branchburg, N.J./Immaculata) and Huber scored a goal apiece within a 27-second span to cut the Greyhound lead to 13-8 entering the final 15 minutes of play. After goals by DelCastillo and Daly cut the margin to 13-10, back-to-back goals by Cacciutti pushed the Greyhound lead back up to five, 15-10, before Stallone set the final score with an unassisted goal with 3:49 left.

Larson sparked Moravian to a 5-0 lead in the first period by scoring goals off assists by Quedenfeld at the 13:57 and 8:36 marks. Freshman goalie Peter Coutros (Chalfont, Pa./Central Bucks West) made a game-high 18 saves while Scranton’s Tom Kenyon (Chittenango, N.Y./Chittenango) was credited with seven.

The Royals will host Drew University in Freedom Conference action this Wednesday, April 20, at Fitzpatrick Field beginning at 7:00 p.m.