Dolphins Take Third Straight with Win at Wheelock

Chestnut Hill, Mass. The College of Mount Saint Vincent won its third straight game and its fifth out of the last six on Thursday with a 20-4 victory on the road at Wheelock. Matt Desimone (Congers, N.Y.) and Chris Summo (Bronx, N.Y.) each posted five points in the win.

Mount Saint Vincent was never in danger in the game after netting the first five goals of the contest. The run featured tallies from five different players, including scores from Desimone and Summo.

The two teams played the second quarter even on Thursday, but the Mount carried a 7-3 lead into halftime. Bruce Pappas (Montrose, N.Y.) and Pat McEnaney (New York, N.Y.) each scored a goal in the second stanza for the Mount.

Mount Saint Vincent put the game away to start the second half when Rowan Frederick (Brooklyn, N.Y.) started a string of 13 straight tallies for Mount Saint Vincent. The Dolphins outscored the Wildcats 13-1 in the second 30 minutes, including 9-0 in the third quarter.

The Dolphins featured 12 different goal scorers in the game, including six with at least two markers. Pappas and Desimone led the way with three goals each and Desimone added a pair of assists. Pappas added one helper and picked up a team-high seven groundballs.

Frederick and Dan Cohen (Ardsley, N.Y.) each posted a pair of goals and an assist and McEnaney also finished with a pair of markers to go along with two groundballs. Summo rounded out the day with two tallies and three helpers for the Dolphins.

Dom Scipioni (Bronx, N.Y.) made his first start of the season in the cage for the Dolphins and made six saves in earning the win. Mike Manning got the nod for the Wildcats and made nine stops in the game.

Mount Saint Vincent held a sizeable advantage in shots on the day at 46-20 and also held the advantage in groundballs 36-17. Freshman Frank Maddaloni (Bronx, N.Y.) picked up six groundballs for the Dolphins.

The Mount also dominated in face-offs against Wheelock, winning 21 of the 27 taken in the game. Derek Wilson (Brooklyn, N.Y.) won 12 for the Dolphins and John Petito (Staten Island, N.Y.) went a perfect 5 for 5.

With the win, Mount Saint Vincent stands at 5-2 overall on the season. The Dolphins will continue their road swing on Saturday when they travel to Wells for a non-conference contest with the Express. Face-off is set for 1:00 p.m.


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