Stevens Tech vs. Villa Julie
May 5, 2007
The Game Story:
HOBOKEN, N.J. (May 5, 2006) Junior midfielder Alex Richards (Beaverton, Ore.) totaled four goals and one assist to lead 19th-ranked Stevens Institute of Technology past No. 20 Villa Julie College, 19-11, in its last regular-season game of the season on Saturday afternoon at the De Baun Athletic Complex in Hoboken, N.J.

Sophomore midfielder Matt Keating (Chatham, N.J.) and junior midfielder John Dolny (Mountain Lakes, N.J.) each contributed three goals and an assist. Junior attack J.R. Oreskovich (San Diego, Calif.), senior midfielder Matt Althauser (Bellevue, Wash.), senior attack/midfielder Patrick Bailey (Manassas, Va.) and senior midfielder Mark Bielicky (Bridgewater, N.J.) added two goals apiece in the game. Senior goalkeeper Jack Dunderdale (Ridgefield, Conn.) made 12 saves for the Ducks, who improved to 14-4 with the win.

Villa Julie scored within the first minute of play with a goal from senior midfielder Brooks Beaty (Pasadena, Md.). Stevens answered back with four straight goals in a 5:26 span to jump ahead 4-1. Freshman attack Josh Holmes (North Kingstown, R.I.) got the Ducks on the board at the 11:28 mark on a pass from junior attack J.R. Oreskovich (San Diego, Calif.). Richards registered his first tally of the day at the 8:57 mark, and Dolny connected on a pass from Oreskovich 1:27 later. Oreskovich tallied a man-up goal with 6:02 remaining in the quarter. Villa Julie took advantage of a Stevens foul and cut the Ducks' lead to 4-2 on a goal by senior attack Andrew White (Cockeysville, Md.).

Stevens opened up the second quarter with four straight goals to take an 8-2 advantage. Richards scored off his own rebounded shot to get the Ducks going. Dolny netted back-to-back goals within a 1:22 span, and Bielicky added his first tally of the day on rocket past senior goaltender Jason Woodford (Timonium, Md.). Villa Julie answered back with four goals of its own to cut the lead to two (8-6) headed into the break.

Stevens outscored Villa Julie 9-5 in the second half - highlighted by three goals by Keating and two by both Althauser and Richards.

Stevens owned a 50-33 advantage in shots and 37-26 edge in ground balls in the game. The Ducks won 24 of 26 faceoffs overall.

The Ducks will find out on May 7 of a possible at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.