No. 6 Mercy Tops Seton Hill in Home Finale

No. 6 Mercy earned its 11th win of the year, beating visiting Seton Hill, 10-7, on Saturday. The game was the final home game for Mercy this season.

The Mavericks (11-2; 7-2 ECC) jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first quarter on goals from sophomore John Fitzpatrick (Yorktown, N.Y./Lakeland) and junior Sean Wallin (Mountain Lakes, N.J./Mountain Lakes).

Seton Hill (6-6; 4-5 ECC) scored three unanswered goals to lead off the second quarter, only to have Mercy score five straight before halftime. Sophomore Mike Marzocca (North Babylon, N.Y./North Babylon) took the game over during that stretch, recording a natural hat trick during that span.

The third quarter saw the teams trade goals, before freshman Jesse Wood (Binghamton, N.Y./Seton Catholic) put Mercy up 10-5 early in the fourth. SHU got a pair of late goals for the 10-7 final

For the game, Marzocca led all scorers with four goals. Wood finished with a goal and two assists. For SHU, James Delaney had three goals.

In goal, Mercy's T.J. DiCarlo (Farmingdale, N.Y./Farmingdale) made 17 saves, while his counterpart Christopher Ilse recorded 19.

Mercy celebrated two seniors today, who are winding down their time in blue and white. They are Nick Fitzgerald (Yorktown, N.Y./Yorktown/SUNY Delhi) and Bobby Wendel (East Islip, N.Y./East Islip/Suffolk CC).

The Mavericks complete the regular season on Saturday, May 7, at Dowling at 7:00 p.m.

2011-04-30



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