| MOUNTAIN AND TEDESCHI LEAD TRINITY MENíS LAX TO SEASON OPENING WIN OVER SALVE|
Hartford, Conn. Ė Junior attackman Kris Tedeschi (Norwell, Mass.) and sophomore attackman Rob Mountain (New Canaan, Conn.) combined to tally 10 goals and five assists, leading the Trinity College Bantams to a 14-4 victory over the visiting Salve Regina University Seahawks in menís action this afternoon at Jessee/Miller Field. Trinity is 1-0 with the win in its season opener, while the Seahawks drop to 0-2.
The Bantams never trailed in the game, opening up a 5-2 lead after one quarter and an 8-4 advantage at the half while holding the Seahawks scoreless in the final two quarters. Mountain scored four times in the opening stanza, including the gameís first goal 4:14 into the game. Salve Regina sophomore attackman Ryan Comerford (Merrimack, N.H.) answered with a game-tying score 52 seconds later but Tedeschi fed Mountain on the go-ahead goal with 7:01 left in the first quarter. Mountain scored twice more in the next four minutes to give the Bantams a 4-1 lead and the teams traded scores over the last three minutes of the first frame.
Seahawk junior midfielder Robert Hoffman (Spring Lake Heights, N.J.) scored the first of his two goals of the second quarter to cut the Bantam lead to 5-3, but Trinity freshman midfielder Ray Mooney (Wellesley, Mass.) scored his first career goal and Tedeschi assisted Mountain on another goal to push the lead back up to 7-3.
Trinity sophomore goalie Alex Palma (Chappaqua, N.Y.) made seven of his 10 saves in the second half and did not allow a goal over the final 37 minutes of the game. Seahawk sophomore goalie Brian Walker (Marshfield, Mass.) totaled 14 saves. Tedeschi finished with five goals and three assists and Mountain notched five goals and two assists, while sophomore attackman Adam Cox (Garden City, N.Y.) added a pair of assists for the Bantams. Hoffman had two goals and an assist for Salve Regina.