Mount St Mary vs. Wells
March 13, 2011
The Game Story:
NEWBURGH, N.Y. – Mount Saint Mary raced out to a 4-1 lead, but couldn’t keep up their strong play and eventually lost to Wells College by a final score of 18-10 on Sunday afternoon at Kaplan Field. The Knights drop to 1-4 overall, while the Express improves to 2-0.

Freshman Matt O’Donnell (Wallkill, N.Y.) and freshman Stephen White (Schenectady, N.Y.) each scored a pair of goals during the opening run and the Knights led by three with 8:28 remaining in the second quarter. Wells, however, would score the next five goals and a tally by junior John Mulcahey (Fulton, N.Y.) at the 4:40 mark of the second quarter gave the Express a 6-4 advantage. Mount sophomore Andrew Pullen (Farmingdale, N.Y.) answered with a pair of goals to close the first half, though, and the Knights managed to tie the game at 6-6 before halftime.

Wells senior Kylan Hallett (Basom, N.Y.) scored the opening two goals of the second half, sparking a 6-2 third quarter for the Express. Pullen opened the scoring in the fourth quarter to bring the Knights back to within three at 12-9, but Wells responded with a goal from sophomore Daniel Munsell (Doylestown, Pa.). Pullen scored again to make it 13-10, but the Knights would get no closer. Wells closed the game on a 5-0 run and claimed the 18-10 victory.

Pullen scored six goals to lead the Knights, while O’Donnell and White finished with two goals each. Mount junior Patrick Byrne (Milford, Conn.) posted a pair of assists. Freshman goalie Shawn Cobstill (Oneonta, N.Y.) made 13 saves and collected a team-high eight groundballs.

For Wells, Hallett led the way with five goals and four assists. Freshman Forrest Lambert (Aurora, Colo.) totaled three goals and two assists, while Mulcahey and Munsell each added three goals. Munsell grabbed a game-high 13 groundballs and Lambert collected 11. Junior Steven Mack (Rome, N.Y.) won 20-of-28 faceoffs and also nabbed 11 groundballs. Junior Kyle Brimm (Geneva, N.Y.) made 17 saves to earn the victory.

The Knights return to action on Wednesday, March 16 at Misericordia University. The game is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.