Hughes Nets Six as Hartwick Rolls over Mount St. Mary

ONEONTA, NY- Harry Hughes (Holtsville, NY/Sachem East) scored six times and added one assist as Hartwick breezed past visiting Mount Saint Mary 14-3 on Thursday afternoon at a cold Wright Stadium. The Hawks are now 2-0 on the season for the first time since 2008. The Knights, playing in their first game of the year, drop to 0-1.

Roy Simmons (Fayetteville, NY/Fayetteville-Manlius) enjoyed a career day as he had four goals. Phil Schaefer (Holbrook, NY/Sachem North) scored twice and added a game-high five assists. Mike Vaglica (Newton, MA/Newton North) had one goal and two assists. Elliot Rose scored once.

Nick Findlay, Jake Robison, Matt O'Donnell all scored for the Knights. Findlay also had one assist as did Steven Fabrizio.

The Hawks scored five times in the first quarter to take a 5-0 lead. The Knights would get on the scoreboard with 11:41 showing on the clock on a Fabrizio pass to O'Donnell. After Vaglica scored on the unassisted play, Findlay tallied a score to make it 6-2 Hartwick at halftime.

'Wick struck quickly in the third quarter when Simmons scored his first goal of the game 44 seconds into the period. Rose scored his first collegiate goal at 9:13 to give the Hawks an 8-2 lead. The Knights narrowed the score to 8-3 with 7:57 left in the quarter, but the Hawks scored six straight times spanning the third and four periods to come out with the victory.

Carl Lengel (Lynbrook, NY/Lynbrook) started in goal for Hartwick and had six saves in 55 minutes of game time. Matthew Galvin (Medway, MA/Medway) and Matt Hin (Miller Place, NY/Miller Place) both split the final six minutes of the game and recorded one save each.

Connor Haran started in goal for the Knights and had 11 saves. He also picked up two groundballs.

Hartwick led in shots, 45-24. The Hawks also led in groundballs, 40-28. Connor Hudson (Moriches, NY/William Floyd) scooped up seven groundballs to lead the team. Hartwick won 14 out of 21 face-offs and was successful on 12 of 15 clear attempts.

The Hawks return to Wright Stadium on March 9 to face Farmingdale State. Game time will be at 12:00 p.m.

2013-02-28



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