#20 Coast Guard Starts Fast to Defeat Maine on Senior Night

New London, Conn Coast Guard senior Nick Zablotny (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) finished with six points on three goals and three assists while senior goalie Cory Pray (Medfield, Mass./Medfield) finished with 13 saves as the 20th-ranked Bears (9-4, 3-1) posted a 17-4 victory over the University of Maine (4-5, 1-1) Friday at Cadet Memorial Stadium on Senior Night.

As a result, the Coast Guard Academy will host a PCLL playoff contest next Wednesday, April 25.

The first quarter set the tone for the rest of the game as the Bears outscored Maine 5-0 while holding a 15-3 advantage in shots. Junior Steven Danseglio was out of the gate early with three of his game-high five goals in the first 15 minute segment. Senior Justin Ryan (Phoenix, AZ/Bernards) and sophomore Stu Carley (Houston, Texas/James E. Taylor) rounded out the scoring for the quarter.

The Bears led 8-2 at the half before back-to-back goals from junior Austin English (Stevensville, Md./Kent Island) and sophomore E.J. Schmid (Robbinsville, NJ/ Robbinsville) sparked a 3-1 run as they stretched the lead to 11-3 after three.

Ten different players registered at least one point in the contest and six of the 17 goals were assisted. Senior Andrew Breen (Falls Church, VA/George Mason) totaled four caused turnovers and three ground balls as an LSM.

The Bears held their opponent to four goals or less for the fifth time this season.


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