Mount Saint Vincent vs. Shenandoah
March 15, 2008
The Game Story:
3/15/2008 - NEW YORK, NY – Jason Reynolds (Centereach, NY) scored three goals and had an assist and rookie Ryan O’Dougherty (Morristown, NJ) added a pair of goals for the Dolphins, but the Mount Saint Vincent Men’s Lacrosse team fell to Shenandoah 19-5 on Saturday afternoon.

Shenandoah opened the game strong as it scored the first four goals of the contest. Reynolds would put the Mount on the board with 4:38 left in the opening quarter, but the Hornets would score two more goals, including one as time expired, to open a five goal advantage after the first 15:00.

The Dolphins would play a spirited second quarter as it tallied three times and allowed just four goals. Reynolds would tally twice in the period and O’Dougherty would score his first of the afternoon inside the final two minutes of the frame.

Mount Saint Vincent would score just a single goal in the second half and it came at the 4:25 mark of the third quarter as O’Dougherty scored with the Dolphins up an extra man. Of its five goals on the afternoon, Mount Saint Vincent would tally three with the extra man.

Shenandoah would get a 12 point day from Richard Michael to lead the way. Michael posted nine goals and three assists in the tilt, while the Hornets would have a trio of other players find the back of the cage three times.

Brian Zambri (Brooklyn, NY) and O’Dougherty each picked up a team-high four groundballs, while Cody Green (Waldwick, NJ) scooped up three.

Overall in the game, Shenandoah held the advantage in every category. The Hornets held the edge in shots 41-18, groundballs 43-26 and turnovers, as those went 26-22 against Mount Saint Vincent. The Hornets would also win 19 of the 26 face-offs in the contest. Mount Saint Vincent went 15-21 in clearing attempts, while Shenandoah went 14-19. The Hornets were 4-6 with the extra man, while the Dolphins were 3-4.

Tom Egan (Nanuet, NY) got the start in goal and made six saves and picked up three groundballs. Mike Nuzzi (Westbury, NY) played 26:00 in goal and stopped a pair of shots. Rodney Mattison played the entire game for the Hornets and made eight saves.

At 0-4 on the season, Mount Saint Vincent will be back in action again on March 26. The Dolphins will be on the road at Manhattanville for a 4:30 p.m. face-off.