Mount Saint Vincent vs. Wells
March 7, 2009
The Game Story:
Purchase, N.Y. Sophomore Mike Shea (Congers, N.Y.) was one of four Mount Saint Vincent players to post multiple goals as the Dolphins picked up their first win of the season, 15-3 over Wells on Saturday night. Shea finished the night with four goals and seven points as eight Mount Saint Vincent players registered points.

The Dolphins jumped out to a 7-0 lead after the first quarter, with Shea, Rowan Frederick (Brooklyn, N.Y.) and Cavan Valance (Glen Cove, N.Y.) all finding the back of the cage twice. The Mount added four more goals in the second stanza, including a tally from defenseman Chris Beermann (Floral Park, N.Y.) and a man down goal from Ken Valentine (Centerach, N.Y.).

Shea would score the first two goals coming out of halftime to give Mount Saint Vincent a commanding 13 goal lead, before Kylan Hallett scored two straight goals for the Express in the third. After goals from Valance and Frederick, Hallett closed out the scoring with 8:13 left in the contest to register the hat trick.

Shea led the offensive charge for the Mount with his seven points, while Frederick posted his second straight hat trick to go along with an assists. Valance also finished with three goals and a helper, while Valentine posted a pair of markers. Brian Zambri (Brooklyn, N.Y.) recorded two assists in the game for the Mount.

Overall in the game, Mount Saint Vincent outshot Wells 49-11 and held a 50-31 edge in groundballs. Mount Saint Vincent won 12 of the 22 face-offs in the game, with Chris Guastamacchia (Goshen, N.Y.) winning five draws.

Mike Nuzzi (Westbury, N.Y.) made his second straight start of the season in the cage for the Mount and made a pair of saves in just under 48:00 minutes of work. Rocky Trama (Yonkers, N.Y.) came on for the final 12:03 of the contest and made one stop. Kyle Brimm made 14 saves in the cage for the Express.