Univ Of New England vs. Endicott
April 12, 2008
The Game Story:
BIDDEFORD, Maine - Nationally-ranked Endicott College scored the first 10 goals of the day, cruising past the University of New England, 23-3, in a TCCC contest in Biddeford, Maine on Saturday afternoon. Endicott is now 9-2 overall and a perfect 4-0 in conference play. UNE suffered its sixth consecutive loss to drop to 2-9, 0-6 in league matches.

Eddie O'Reilly (Beverly, Mass.) and Nick Cosco (Londonderry, N.H.) each scored twice during the Gulls' first-quarter onslaught.

Endicott would outscore UNE 6-3 over the middle two periods, then put home seven goals in the fourth while holding the Nor'easters scoreless.

O'Reilly and Andrew Harding (Niskayuna, N.Y.) each scored three times for the Gulls. John Curtis '11 (Chelmsford, Mass.) had two goals and three assists and Cosco scored twice and set up two others.

Endicott goalies Sean Kearney (Mahopac, N.Y.) and Shane Gallagher (Lowell, Mass.) split time between the pipes. The duo turned away 10 shots.

Dan Leyden (Northfield, Mass.) had a pair of goals for UNE and Mike Sagaert (Colorado Springs. Colo.) added UNE's other tally. Andy Briggs (Scituate, R.I.) and Charlie Taylor (York, Maine) combined to make 20 saves.

The Gulls dominated the stat sheet, holding an advantage in shots (69-21), ground balls (53-29) and face-offs won (22-7). Endicott will play for first place in the conference standings Tuesday when its hosts nationally-ranked Western New England College at 7:00 p.m.

The Nor'easters will be in search of their first TCCC win that same day when they entertain Salve Regina University. Game time is 4:00 p.m.

Release Courtesy of the University of New England Sports Information