Western Connecticut vs. Castleton State
March 8, 2008
The Game Story:
Tom Begley Nets Six Goals in WestConn's 12-3 Win over Castleton State

DANBURY, CT - (Mar. 5) – Freshman Tom Begley (East Islip, NY) netted six goals and assisted on another as Western Connecticut State University rolled to a 12-3 victory over Castleton State College at the WestConn Athletic Complex Saturday afternoon.

Begley registered a hat trick 4:38 into the contest and closed out his six-goal tally with 4:16 remaining before intermission.

Sophomores A. J. Barbieri (Islip Terrace, NY) and Adam Lanehart (Redding, CT) contributed two goals apiece for the Colonials, now 2-0.

Other goal scorers for WestConn were John McGrath (Wantagh, NY) and senior Ron Pac (Glastonbury, CT). Dennis Skarda (Danbury, CT) had three assists for the winners.

Phil Barry (Randolph, VT), Daniel Luzzi (Oakland, NJ) and Tyson Chouinard (Barre, VT) each scored a goal for the Spartans.

Junior Kyle Wood (Hyde Park, NY) earned the victory in goal for WestConn after making two saves before yeilding to Chris Frappier (Watertown, CT) for the final 15 minutes. Frappier made one save.

Michael Mamunes (Manchester, CT) made fives saves in goal in a losing effort for the Spartans. Chrstopher Wynne (Suffern, NY) turned away six shots for CSC in the second half.

WestConn’s record now stands at 2-0 on the season, while Castleton State falls to 0-1.

The next game for WestConn will be on Monday, March 10, when it hosts Nichols College at the WestConn Athletic Complex. Game time is slated for 7 pm.



Castleton State (0-1) vs. Western Connecticut (2-0)
Date: Mar 08, 2008 Location: Danbury, Conn.
Stadium: WestConn Ath Complex
Attendance:100 Start time:2:45 pm End time:4:45 pm Total time:2:00


SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot
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Castleton State..... 1 0 1 1 - 3
Western Connecticut. 6 5 0 1 - 12

Castleton State SCORING: GOALS: Phil Barry 1; Daniel Luzzi 1; Tyson
Chouinard 1.
ASSISTS: Phil Barry 1; Jake Rick 1; Devon Wood 1.

Western Connecticut SCORING: GOALS: Tom Begley 6; A. J. Barbieri 2;
Adam Lanehart 2; John McGrath 1; Ron Pac 1.
ASSISTS: Dennis Skarda 3; Terry Stroz 2; Tom Begley 1; Vincent
Bevilacqua 1.

Castleton State GROUND BALLS: James VanDerKar 10; Jake Rick 5; Phil
Barry 4; Koery Counos 4; Michael DelDotto 3; Jason Jakimer 3; Michael
Martinez 3; Kyle Bourgeois 2; Patrick Duffy 2; Brett Quillia 2; Devon
Wood 2; Robert Hass 1; Michael Mamunes 1; Derek Riley 1; Ian Scaglione
1; Eli Willey 1; Christopher Wynne 1.

Western Connecticut GROUND BALLS: Terry Stroz 12; A. J. Barbieri 7;
George Tsirigotis 7; Nick Spirito 4; Mat Castelot 3; Ron Pac 3; Gary
Schultz 3; Tom Begley 2; Drew Doyon 2; Adam Lanehart 2; Ken Maguire 2;
John McGrath 2; Tom Nahornick 2; Kyle Wood 2; Kirk Zachary 2; Joseph
Aitken 1; Jim Dipientrantonio 1; Jason Dodson 1; James Rosenbauer 1;
Dennis Skarda 1.

SHOTS - Castleton State 28; Western Connecticut 54.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Castleton State 17; Western Connecticut 34.

PENALTIES - Castleton State 6/4:30; Western Connecticut 6/4:30.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - Castleton State 1-6; Western Connecticut 0-6.

GOALIES - CSC: Michael Mamunes 0-1 (15:00 minutes, 11 shots-5 saves, 6
GA) , Christopher Wynne (45:00, 23-17, 6); WCML2008: Chris Frappier
(15:00, 6-5, 1) , Kyle Wood 2-0 (45:00, 11-9, 2).

A-100 T-2:00