Mount St. Mary's Outguns Delaware for Second Victory

Emmitsburg, Md. (February 23, 2013)--Brett Schmidt, Cody Lehrer and Andrew Scalley combined for 11 goals to lead Mount St. Mary's to a 15-12 win over Delaware on Saturday afternoon at Waldron Family Stadium on campus. Scalley finished the game with a career-high nine points on three goals and six assists.

After Delaware's Nick Diachenko opened the scoring just 41 seconds into the game, the Mount (2-1) responded with four goals in a span of 4:26 for a 4-1 advantage. Daniel Stranix opened the scoring run, followed by a pair of goals from Brett Schmidt and one from Scalley.

Diachenko stopped the streak with his second goal of the game, but Lehrer answered for a 5-2 advantage. The high-octane first quarter continued as Delaware's Connor McRoy, Brett Schmidt, and Diachenko all scored in the final 1:36. When the dust settled, the Mount led 6-4 after one quarter of play.

After the high-scoring first quarter, the game settled down, as Scalley scored the lone goal of the second quarter to put the Mount ahead 7-4 at the half.

Lehrer and Bryant Schmidt opened the scoring in the third quarter for a 9-4 advantage, but Delaware responded with five unanswered goals to tie the game at 9-9. Brian Kormondy started the run with 8:08 left in the third quarter before Danny Keane cut the deficit to 9-6. Diachenko added back-to-back scores and the run was capped by a Kormondy goal with six seconds left in the quarter.

Lehrer put the Mount back ahead, 10-9, just under four minutes into the final quarter, but McRoy answered with 8:06 left to knot the score at 10-10.

The Mount took control of the game with three goals in a span of 3:21 to make it 13-10 with 3:11 left. Scalley scored the go-ahead goal, ripping a shot past the goalkeeper on a nice feed from Anthony Golden. Eric Ososki added his first goal of the season two minutes later and Lehrer's fourth goal of the game pushed the Mount lead to three with 3:11 left.

Scalley led the Mount with three goals and six assists for nine points. The senior has 17 points over the past two games, and leads the Mount with 19 points (7g, 12a) this year.

Lehrer finished with four goals and one assist in the game. He leads the Mount nine goals this year. Brett Schmidt added four goals in the win, extending his streak of consecutive games with at least one goal to 31.

Goalkeeper Adam Borgogelli won his second consecutive start, finishing with 13 saves in the game.

Diachenko paced Delaware with five goals and one assist while McRoy added two goals and two assists. Chris Herbert allowed 12 goals while making nine saves in 56:46 of action.

The Mount is back in action at Virginia on Tuesday, February 26, at 7:00 p.m.

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EMMITSBURG, Md. -- Delaware rallied with five straight goals in the third quarter to tie the game and still held a share of the lead midway through the final quarter, but host Mt. St. Mary's tallied four straight goals of its own and held on to hand the Blue Hens a tough 15-12 defeat at Waldon Family Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Delaware (1-3) suffered its third straight setback in a heart-breaking stretch that has seen the Blue Hens hold a share of the lead late in each game, including a last-second 9-8 loss to defending national champion and top-ranked Loyola last week.

Blue Hen senior midfielder Nick Diachenko was nearly unstoppable as he exploded for a career-high five goals, including two during the stretch in the third quarter when the Hens scored five straight goals to tie the game at 9-9 with 3:13 left in the stanza. The hat trick was Diachenko's fifth of his career.

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