Privateers Fall to Emmanuel

BOSTON (March 1, 2013) Maritime lost to Emmanuel, 14-7, Saturday night at the Saints' Roberto Clemente Field. The Privateers fall to 0-3 on the season, while Emmanuel opens the year with a 1-0 mark.

Freshman Tom Kelly (Hauppauge, N.Y./Hauppauge) recorded his first career hat-trick for Maritime and senior Matthew Messina (West Sayville, N.Y./Sayville) added two goals and an assist. Junior Andrew Scalesi (New Fairfield, Conn./New Fairfield) and sophomore James Sullivan (East Northport, N.Y./Northport) tallied the Privateers' other two goals on the night.

Senior goalie Nick Barbuto (Seaford, N.Y./Seaford) played all 60 minutes and made 20 saves, while picking up a team-high seven groundballs. Freshman Matt Hayes (Baldwin, N.Y./Baldwin) ranked second on the squad with six groundballs and was a near-perfect 11 for 13 on faceoffs.

The Saints led only 2-1 after one quarter of play, scoring the first goal of the game before Scalesi found the back of the net to tie the game up at 1-1. Emmanuel scored the next two goals and then Kelly tallied his first goal of the game with 1:48 to go in the second quarter. The Saints took a 3-2 lead into the halftime break.

Emmanuel made its mark on the game in the third quarter, outscoring the Privateers, 7-2, to take a 10-4 lead. Maritime struggled at clearing the ball in the game, converting on only 18 of 34 attempts to get the ball out of their defensive zone.

Freshman Kaile MacLean-Daley led all players with six points on five goals and one assist for the Saints. Sophomore Jake Jaskolski recorded three points. In net, sophomore Austin Lauzier earned the victory with 13 saves in over 58 minutes. Lauzier and freshman Michael Rogers both had a team-high four groundballs, apiece.

The Privateers will remain in Massachusetts and will travel to Mass. Maritime on Sunday to take on Maine Maritime in a neutral site contest. The game is scheduled to begin at noon at Clear Harbors Stadium in Buzzards Bay, Mass.


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