Moravian vs. Scranton
April 16, 2008
The Game Story:
The Greyhounds dropped their final home Landmark Conference match of the season, falling to The University of Scranton, 12-9, at Rocco Calvo Field. The loss was the fifth straight for Moravian. The Greyhounds jumped out to a 2-0 lead behind goals from junior attack Christopher Danni and junior midfielder Brian Cleaver in the first 5:32 of the match, and Moravian led 3-2 after the first quarter. However, the Royals out scored the Greyhounds 4-0 in the second quarter to take a 6-3 halftime lead with Sranton's final goal of the half coming with one second left on a goal by Doug Homan. The Royals had a 4-3 advantage in the third quarter to lead 10-6 with 15 minutes remaining. The Greyhounds would out score Scranton, 3-2, in the fourth quarter with a pair of man-up goals. The Royals finished the contest with a 42-37 advantage in shots, a 41-37 edge in ground balls and won 18 of 25 face-offs. Junior attack Jason Tosches led the Greyhounds with three goals including a pair of man-up tallies while Cleaver had two goals and an assist with one man-up goal. Freshman attack David Bennett and freshman midfielder Robert Devine each contributed a goals and two assists for Moravian while freshman midfielder David Forte added a goal and an assist. Freshman defender Michael Santos led Moravian with seven ground balls while Devine added six ground balls while winning seven of 18 face-offs. Freshman goalie Benjamin Leavy had six ground balls and 19 saves for the Greyhounds. Stephen Bruestle led Scranton with four goals and an assist while Christian Dugan and Kyle Frank each had two goals and two assists. Homan found the back of the cage twice while Phil Linder added a goal and an assist for the Royals. J.P. Barton netted one goal while Thomas Kornobis and Sean Coleman had assists for Scranton. Patrick Cefalu was 18 of 25 on face-offs for the Royals and had a match high ten ground balls while Matthew Huber added eight ground balls. Scranton goalie Jeremy Dowiak had ten saves and three ground balls in the contest.
The University of Scranton (11-3, 3-1 Landmark) 2 4 4 2 -- 12
Moravian College (4-9, 0-5 Landmark) 3 0 3 3 -- 9