Men's Lacrosse Dumps Dolphins

BRONX, N.Y. (4/23/16) - The Kean University men's lacrosse team dominated the College of Mount St. Vincent Saturday afternoon on the road, 16-5, picking up a Skyline Conference win. Kean improves to 10-5 and 3-2 in the league.

The Dolphins may have scored the game's first goal, but the Cougars answered with a whopping 10 first half tallies for an explosive start. In the first quarter, Anthony Carpenter and Sean Conway (pictured left) each had two goals in a 4-0 spurt for Kean. Carpenter joined with Anthony Perrotta and Mike Singer to assist their goals just 18 seconds apart to end the quarter with a 6-2 lead.

Matt Brodley rattled off a hat trick in the second period with Neil Bortolus adding to the score as well for a total of four goals in the period. 

Kean's three goals went unanswered in the third quarter as the teams settled into their blowout roles. Both Perrotta and Brian Mills scored man-up goals, and Mills scored once more unassisted. The Cougars finished the second half with goals from Mark Marchino, Kevin Dolan and Matt Speciale - with assists going to Aidan Burnett and Carpenter.

Kean's defense allowed only one goal in the second half. Cougar goalkeeper Maxwell Fields made four saves in the victory. Peter D'Antoni played the last three minutes in goal and made two saves on two attempts.

Ed Adams won the face-off battle, 15-18, and scooped up nine ground balls. 

The Cougars forced a total of 24 Dolphin turnovers; Cestaro had three caused turnovers to his credit and Carpenter, Lucas Kiernan, Danny Rito and Pat Aquilina all had two each.

Josh James led the Dolphins with two goals on the afternoon. Mike McEnaney, Michael Puchalski and Germain Ngaba added a goal apiece.

Ben Gashi played all 60 minutes for College of Mount St. Vincent (1-12, 0-4) and finished with 20 saves.

The Cougars will travel for their final regular season Skyline conference match up against Stockton University on Wednesday, April 27th at 7:00 p.m.