Dominican College Suffers One-Goal Loss to Adelphi

Hillburn, NY (4/14/10) -- The Adelphi University men's lacrosse team edged host Dominican College, 11-10, this afternoon in a non-conference game held at the Torne Valley Sports Complex.

The Panthers opened up with the game's first goal, but the Chargers tied the game at 1-1 just over two minutes later as sophomore attacker Korin Pierce (Middleburg, VA) netted a goal off the pass from junior Jesse Peterson (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan).

After two straight goals by AU, Dominican charged back with a 3-0 run to take a 4-3 lead. Freshman Connor Lawlor (Neptune City, NJ) tallied the first goal in the run, followed by a man up goal by Pierce off the assist from senior Remo Montalbano (Saugerties, NY). Montalbano recorded his first goal of the game with just 0:33 left in the first quarter.

AU outscored Dominican in the second quarter, 2-1, to knot the contest at 5-5 at the half. The lone Charger goal in the quarter came off the stick of Peterson with 9:04 left before the break.

Adelphi continued on a run after closing out the second quarter with a goal to add three more in a 4-0 run to re-take an 8-5 lead. Peterson scored his second goal of the game with just 0:30 left in the quarter on the man-up opportunity to cut the deficit to 8-6.

Freshman Michael Holl (Montvale, NJ) opened up the fourth quarter with an unassisted goal for Dominican to make the score 8-7. Following a Panter goal, DC went on a 2-0 spurt to tie the game at 9-9 with just under seven minutes remaining in regulation. Peterson completed the hat trick with his third goal of the game and Holl scored his second goal off the dish from Lawlor.

AU took a 10-9 lead 0:53 seconds later, but attacker Daniel Metoyer (San Diego, CA) used a great pass from Peterson on the man-up opportunity to tie the game at 10-10 with 3:19 remaining. The game-winning goal was scored by Adelphi with 1:30 left for the 11-10 victory.

Charger goalie Brendan Bonacum (Port Jefferson Station, NY) recorded 17 saves in the loss.

Following the loss Dominican now stands at 3-6 overall.


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