Men's Lax Falls to Montclair State in Skyline Action
|Montclair State University (6-5, 3-0 Skyline)||3||3||1||1||8|
|Kean University (9-5, 3-1 Skyline)||0||0||2||2||4|
|Montclair State University||Kean University|
|G: Matt Prongay - 3||G: 4 Players (#2, #8, #33, #44 - 1)|
|A: John Barney - 3||A: Richard Cheifitz - 2|
|Sv: Mark Glander - 8||Sv: Lane Zierten - 5|
|GB: 2 Players (#6, #41 - 3)||GB: 2 Players (#19, #34 - 4)|
|Team Statistics||Montclair State University||Kean University|
|Face Offs Won||2||12|
UNION, N.J. (4/12/12) – Montclair State University took a 6-0 lead at halftime and held off Kean University in the second-half to post the 8-4 win over the host Cougars in Skyline Conference action in on Thursday evening.
Freshman attack John Barney posted two goals and three assists to lead the Red Hawks (6-5, 3-0 Skyline), while sophomore Richard Cheifitz finished with one goal and two assists for Kean (9-5, 3-1 Skyline).
The Red Hawks scored three unanswered goals in the each of the first two quarters to take the 6-0 lead in the opening half. Barney had both of his goals and all three assists in the opening half.
In the second half, the Cougars got on the board with a goal by sophomore John Marcelli with 9:53 remaining in the third quarter and the two teams traded goals, as Montclair State closed out the third quarter leading 7-2.
The Cougars challenged to open the fourth quarter, as junior Sean Bobal (pictured left) and Cheifitz scored goals less than two minutes apart early in the quarter to pull within 7-4. Senior attack Matthew Prongay scored the final goal of the game midway through the fourth quarter to close out the 8-4 win.
The Cougars travel to Mount Saint Mary College in Skyline action next Wednesday, April 18, at 7 p.m.