Marywood vs. Centenary
April 1, 2009
The Game Story:
Scranton, PA – William Roerden turned in a six-point performance while teammate Ryne Boyle scored four goals to lead Marywood to a 13-5 victory over Centenary College in Colonial States Athletic Conference men’s lacrosse action on Wednesday afternoon. With the win, the Pacers even their overall record at 4-4 and improve to 2-0 in conference play while the Cyclones slip to 1-6 on the season and 0-2 in the CSAC.

Stephen Klepfer (Binghamton, NY) opened the scoring at the 11:10 mark of the opening quarter with an unassisted goal before Dustin Sturdevant (Binghamton, NY) and Ryan Kearney (River Vale, NJ) scored goals separated by just 19 seconds to give the Pacers a 3-0 lead.

Centenary’s Eddie Montalvo scored unassisted with 1:04 to cut the Pacers’ lead to 3-1 heading into the first intermission.

In the second stanza, Maryood’s Andrew Lozoskie (Forest Hill, MD) and Jason Rieg traded goals before Brian Roerden (Warwick, NY) and brother William each scored to stretch Marywood’s lead to 6-2 heading into halftime.

In the third period, Boyle (Farmingville, NY) sandwiched a pair of goals, both assisted by William Roerden, around Rieg’s second tally of the afternoon. Following a goal by the Cyclones’ Matt Biringer, Boyle scored again to increase Marywood’s lead to 9-4 with 4:09 to play in the third. Each team would add a goal in the final four minute of the period to give the hosts a 10-5 advantage heading into the final 15 minutes of play.

Marywood would score the only three goals of the fourth quarter as Nick Parks (Emmaus, PA), Boyle, and William Roerden found the back of the cage as the Pacers cruised to their second straight conference win.

Marywood held a commanding 47-18 advantage in shots for the game and won the groundball battle 50-38. The Pacers controlled the face-off circle as well, winning 17 of 21 draws for the game.

The Pacers’ Eric Luhrmann (Glens Falls, NY) needed to make just three saves to pick up the win, while Brian Troilo made 22 saves in 56 minutes of action between the Cyclones’ pipes before being spelled by Kyle McVay, who made one save.

Marywood returns to action this Saturday when they travel to Winchester, VA to take on Shenandoah University in a CSAC match-up scheduled to face-off at 4:00 p.m.