Hawks Soar Past Mount St. Mary in Opener

NEWBURGH, NY- Junior attack Harry Hughes (Holtsville, NY/Sachem East) scored six goals to lead Hartwick to a season-opening 14-3 win over Mount St. Mary on Tuesday afternoon.

Hughes, who set the record for goals in a season last year with 62, passed Pat McCormack '07 for ninth in the Hartwick record books. He is just two shy from the 100-goal mark for his career.

Sophomore Phil Schaefer (Holbrook, NY/Sachem North) added two goals and assisted on another for the Hawks. Seniors Dane Molina (Queensbury, NY/Duxbury), Ian Putnam (North Pomfret VTProctor Academy), junior Giuseppe Rice (Peekskill, NYPeekskill), sophomores Cody Ciolino (Nesconset, NY/Sachem North), Brian Finnegan (Northport, NY/Northport), and freshman Robert Storrie (Syosset, NY/Syosset) all contributed one goal each.

Hughes scored his first goal of the day at 11:54 of the first quarter to put the Hawks on top 1-0. The Knights would tie the game with exactly six minutes left in the first but Hartwick would dominate the game from that point on as it would score 12 unanswered goals and go ahead 13-1 in the fourth quarter.

The Hawks outshot the Knights 44-13. Hartwick also led in groundballs 54-44.

Freshman Matthew Galvin (Medway, MA/Medway) picked up his first career win in goal as he recorded two saves in 51:51 minutes of playing time. Sophomore Nick Traino (North Andover, MA/St. John's Prep) relieved him and played 7:12 and recorded one save. Junior Carl Lengel (Lynbrook, NY/Lynbrook) was between the pipes for 57 seconds but did not record a save.

Schaefer picked up seven groundballs to lead the team. He also added three caused turnovers.

Hartwick will host Babson this coming Saturday in the team's home opener. Game time is scheduled for 12:00 p.m.

2012-02-28



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