Mount Saint Vincent Falls at Montclair State

Montclair, N.J. The College of Mount Saint Vincent dropped its second straight contest on Saturday after falling at Montclair State by a score of 15-3. Mike Shea (Congers, N.Y.) posted two points, while Chris Guastamacchia (Monroe, N.Y.) led the team in face-off wins and groundballs.

Montclair St. held the Dolphins scoreless until the fourth quarter on Saturday and used a five goal first period to take a 9-0 advantage into halftime. The Red Hawks outshot the Mount 22-14 over the first two periods, with Matthew Prongay scored three times in the first.

Cavan Valance (Glen Cove, N.Y.) got Mount Saint Vincent on the board at the 13:10 mark of the fourth quarter as the two team split six goals in the stanza. Shea and Mike Visintin (Yonkers, N.Y.) also scored for the Dolphins in the fourth.

The Red Hawks had eight players score a goal in the game with Prongay and Jack Skeels leading the offensive attack with three goals each. Robert Sinicola finished the game with four points and led all players in the contest with three assists.

Shea scored a goal and assisted on the Valance marker. Guastamacchia finished the game 5 for 15 in face-offs and picked up a team-high four groundballs. The Dolphins had four players record two groundballs on the afternoon.

Kyle Kalibat (Oceanside, N.Y.) started in the cage for the Dolphins and made one save in the first period. Dom Scipioni (Yonkers, N.Y.) came on to play the final 45 minutes between the pipes and made 11 saves and secured three groundballs. Montclair St. used three goalies on Saturday, with Mark Gladner making eight stops in 45 minutes of work.

For the game, Montclair St. led in shots 41-25 and in groundballs 43-22. Robert Gladner led the Red Hawks in groundballs with six on the day. Montclair St. also finished the contest 16 for 22 in face-offs with Robert Gladner and Marc Guido each winning eight.

The loss brings Mount Saint Vincent back to .500 on the season at 6-6 overall on the season and to 1-4 in league play. The Dolphins will be back in action on Wednesday night when they close out their home schedule against Farmingdale St. Face-off with the Rams is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at Tibbetts Brook Park.


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