Seahawks Fly By Dolphins

Middletown, R.I. The College of Mount Saint Vincent team was dealt an 11-5 road loss on Friday evening at Salve Regina. Bryan Stein (Larchmont, N.Y.) paced the Dolphins with two goals and three points.

The two teams would trade the fist two goals of the game with Jacob Pantani giving Salve Regina an early 1-0 lead and Pat McEnaney (New York, N.Y.) knotting the score for the Dolphins at the 10:50 mark of the opening stanza.

The Seahawks answered with six straight goals to close the period to take a commanding 7-1 lead after 15 minutes of play. Chad Hollenshade scored four of the final six goals of the quarter and Alex Flynn added a pair of goals to open the lead to six goals.

Mike McEnaney (New York, N.Y.) broke the string of goals from Salve Regina and brought the Mount to within 7-2 with 3:34 left before the half. The Seahawks went on to close the second in the same manner as they closed the first with a pair of markers in the final 1:37 to pull in front 9-2 at the intermission.

Salve Regina outshot Mount Saint Vincent 30-8 in the first half, including 17-3 in the opening frame. The Seahawks also went 11 for 13 in face-offs prior to halftime on Friday.

Stein opened the scoring in the third quarter with his seventh of the season, but Hollenshade scored back-to-back man-up goals for Salve Regina to push its lead to 11-3 with 12 minutes left in regulation. Stein and Pappas would add goals for the Dolphins in the final 11:35 to bring the Mount to within the final six goal deficit.

Hollenshade scored six times for the Seahawks with Flynn and Pantani adding two goals each. Pantani closed a five point day with three assists to go along with a pair of groundballs. Curtis McKeon led Salve Regina with nine groundballs and a 16 for 17 effort on face-offs.

Stein added an assist to his two goals and is now tied for the team lead with Mike McEnaney in goals with eight. Pappas picked up two groundballs and caused a turnover in addition to his fifth marker of the season.

Kyle Kalibat (Oceanside, N.Y.) made the start in goals and made six saves in the first 30 minutes. Ben Gashi (Bronx, N.Y.) came on after halftime and stopped seven shots for the Dolphins. Brian Farina earned the win for the Seahawks with seven saves and a groundball. The Seahawks outshot the Dolphins in the game 45-26 and also held the advantage in groundballs 33-14. Salve Regina also went 16 for 19 as a team in face-offs.

With Friday's loss, Mount Saint Vincent has dropped three of its last four games and falls to 2-3 overall on the season. The Dolphins will look to get back to the .500 mark on Sunday when they play host to Rosemont. Face-off is scheduled for 1:00 p.m.


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