Green Terror Defeats New England College

WESTMINSTER, Md. Nick DiBernardo (Towson, Md./Calvert Hall) recorded a hat trick to lead McDaniel to a 10-4 victory over New England College in non-conference men's lacrosse action on Saturday.

Four different players tallied a goal for the Pilgrims (0-3), who tallied 10 of their 17 shots in the fourth quarter in an attempt to overcome an 8-2 deficit entering the final quarter.

Gibbs Preston (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) and William Clary (Baltimore, Md./Catonsville) added two goals apiece for the Green Terror (2-3), who got notched 26 shots in the game. Preston added three assists while Clary recorded a pair.

Preston found TJ Willoughby (Sykesville, Md./Century) with 10:14 to play in the opening period to start a five-goal stretch to open the game.

DiBernardo finished the second of Preston's helpers with 6:51 showing before Preston notched his third helper, finding Michael Woglom (Cranford, N.J./Crnaford) with 3:42 on the clock.

Clary and DiBernardo extended the lead to 5-0 before three minutes had elapsed in the second period before Matt Vozzolo broke up the shutout with 5:49 to play in the opening half.

DiBernardo made it 6-1 at the break before Sam Freihofner trimmed the deficit to four just 3:02 into the third quarter.

Preston and Michael Young (Pylesville, Md./North Harford) pushed the lead to 8-2 at the end of the third.

A Matt Carey man-up tally 1:32 into the fourth trimmed the deficit to 8-3 before Preston and Carey tallied 58 seconds apart to make it a 10-3 game.

Brian Gillis set the final margin, tallying off a Phil DiFlaco feed with 1:23 to play.

McDaniel returns to action at Colorado College on Tuesday. Game time is 3:00 p.m. MDT.

2010-03-14



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