Dominican College Defeats Wheeling Jesuit

Wheeling, WV (5/1/10) -- The Dominican College men's lacrosse team defeated East Coast Conference (ECC) opponent, Wheeling Jesuit University, 14-6, this morning in men's lacrosse action.

Dominican started the game off with a four straight goals, three of which were accounted for all of the scoring in the first quarter. Senior midfielder Remo Montalbano (Saugerties, NY) opened the game with two unassisted goals. Junior Daniel Metoyer (San Diego, CA) netted DC's third goal and final goal of the first quarter.

Montalbano opened up the second quarter with his third goal of the game to extend the lead to 4-0. Back-to-back goals by WJU cut the lead to 4-2, but Montalbano closed out the first half with his fourth goal to make the score 5-3.

DC went on a 5-0 run to start the third quarter and, with the final goal of the run coming with 11:33 left in the fourth quarter. Montalbano scored his game high fifth goal of the game to start the run, while sophomore Korin Pierce (Middleburg, VA) tallied his first goal of the game with 9:35 left in the third quarter. Junior midfielder Alex Jones (St. Albert, AB) netted an unassisted goal with 5:25 left in the third quarter to bring their lead to 8-2.

Junior Jesse Peterson (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) opened the fourth quarter with a goal and Jones followed about three minutes later converting a man-up opportunity with his second goal of the game. WJU broke the run with a goal, but DC answered right back with a 2-0 spurt on goals by Pierce and Jones off assists by Connor Lawlor (Neptune City, NJ) and Montalbano.

Wheeling Jesuit used two quick goals to make the score 12-5 with 4:22 left in regulation, but freshman attacker Daniel Steigert (Copaigue, NY) netted consecutive goals in a span of 20 seconds to go up 14-5 with Tyler Douglas (St. Albert, AB) credited with an assist on the second goal. WJU netted the final goal of the game as Dominican went on to the 14-6 victory.

Christopher Krutzler (Rockville Centre, NY) made 12 saves in the net for the Chargers in 46:41 minutes of action, while Brendan Bonacum (Port Jefferson Station, NY) came in for the final 13:19 and recorded one save.

With the victory Dominican improves to 5-9 overall and 3-5 in the ECC.


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