Dominican Falls to Seton Hill to Drop Fifth Straight

Orangeburg, NY (3/19/11) Dominican College fell to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in East Coast Conference (ECC) play after falling to the visiting Griffins of Seton Hill University, 14-9, this afternoon in an ECC contest held on the DC Lacrosse Field. With the win Seton Hill improves to 3-3 overall and 1-2 in conference play.

The Chargers jumped out to an early 2-0 lead as freshman attacker Chris Delaney (Port Conquitlam, BC, Canada) recorded his eighth goal of the season just 1:25 into the game. Freshman Thomas Dertinger (Nanuet, NY) scored his third goal of the season less than a minute later on a man-up opportunity with the assist coming from Alex Jones (St. Albert, AB, Canada).

SHU cut the deficit to a goal (2-1) with 8:30 left to play in the first period, but DC closed out scoring with a goal as Delaney scored his second goal of the period off the pass from junior Korin Pierce (Middleburg, VA) to make the score 3-1.

The second period saw the Griffins take their first lead, accounting for all five goals of the period to enter halftime with a 6-3 advantage.

Like the first period, Dominican netted the first two goals of the third as Jones tallied his eighth and ninth goals of the year to cut the deficit to 6-5. Two SHU goals rebuilt a three goal cushion (8-5), but the Chargers scored two goals in under one minute off the sticks of Jesse Peterson (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada) and Dertinger to once again cut the lead to one goal, 8-7. Seton Hill closed out the third period with a goal to make the score 9-7.

Jones opened up scoring in the fourth period with a goal off the assist from Collin Madsen (Salt Lake City, UT) just 52 seconds into play to bring DC within a goal, but four straight Griffin goals rebuilt a 13-7 lead with 4:09 to play.

Dertinger recorded the hat trick with his third goal of the game off the assist from Connor Lawlor (Neptune City, NJ) to score the last goal for the Chargers and SHU netted a goal with 0:10 on the clock for the final 14-9 score.

Jones and Dertinger led the Chargers with three goals a-piece, while Jones added two assists to lead the team with five points on the afternoon.

Charger goalie Brendan Bonacum (Port Jefferson Station, NY) made 9 saves in the loss.


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