Chargers Outrun by the Setters

Hillburn, N.Y. (3/13/14) Dominican College lost a non-conference game to host, Pace University, 19-9, this afternoon in a game played at the Torne Valley Sports Complex.

Senior midfielder Thomas Dertinger (Nanuet, N.Y.) led the team and tied his career high with four goals in the game.

Theodore Wright (Copiague, N.Y.) and Tanner Olsen (Chilliwack, Canada) each netted two goals, while Conor Reeves (Tappan, N.Y.) added a goal.

Wright, Maxwell Odynski (Northport, N.Y.) and Nicholas Capano (Troy, N.Y.) all had an assist in the game.

The Setters scored the first four goals of the game before Olsen put the Chargers on the board off the pass from Capano with 4:42 left in the first quarter.

Reeves brought DC within two goals (4-2) to start off the scoring in the second quarter. but Pace closed out the half with three straight goals for the 7-2 advantage at the break.

Pace started off the third quarter scoring, but Wright answered less than a minute later with his first game goal to make the score 8-3 with 13:53 remaining. Down 9-3, Dertinger scored his first goal of the game on the assist by Wright for a 9-4 score, but the Setters went on a 3-0 run to extend the lead to 12-4. Dertinger and Olsen then scored back-to-back unassisted goals to cut the deficit to 12-6 with under four minutes left in the third quarter. Dertinger laster closed out third quarter scoring with his third goal of the quarter off the pass from Odynski to make the score 14-7.

In the fourth quarter, Pace scored the first three goals before Wright broke up the run to make the score 17-8 and Dertinger tallied the last goal of the game with 3:35 left to play for the eventual 19-9 final.

Charger goalie Matthew Quinones (Nanuet, N.Y.) spent 45 minutes in the net, making 10 saves, while Carlos Villaman (Montgomery, N.Y.) made one save in the fourth quarter.

Dominican returns to East Coast Conference (ECC) action on Saturday as they travel to the University of the District of Columbia.


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