Mount Saint Vincent Defeated at Richard Stockton

Galloway, N.J. The College of Mount Saint Vincent dropped a 15-5 Skyline Conference decision on Saturday, falling for second straight outing in league play. Senior goalie Kyle Kalibat (Oceanside, N.Y.) stopped 21 shots in goal for the Mount and junior Frank Maddaloni (Bronx, N.Y.) secured a team-high seven groundballs.

Mount Saint Vincent jumped out to a quick three goal lead on Saturday, outscoring the Ospreys 4-1 in the first 15 minutes of the game. Adrian Go (Fair Lawn, N.J.) got the scoring started at the 9:06 of the first period and started a string of three straight goals in under three minutes for the Mount. John Petito (Staten Island, N.Y.) and Michael Puchalski (Yorktown, N.Y.) also added markers in the scoring spurt.

Richard Stockton got on the board with a Cal Sebor tally with 6:30 left in the first stanza, but Petito closed out the frame with his second goal of the game with 1:27 left. The Dolphins were outshot 16-8 in the first 15 minutes, with Kalibat stopping seven shots for the Dolphins.

After the quick start on Saturday, Mount Saint Vincent was outscored 14-1 in the final three periods, including 5-0 in the second quarter and 8-1 in the third period. The Dolphins were outshot 19-1 coming out of halftime and saw the Ospreys score seven times in the final 9:24 of the third quarter.

Richard Stockton had four players in the game with at least three goals with Drew Wright leading the way with four tallies. Alex Epifano and Tyler Van Benschoten each scored three goals and Sebor added three markers and an assist. Shane Moyer had a big day in the face-off circle, going 13 for 15 for the Ospreys with 11 groundballs.

Petito led the Mount Saint Vincent offense with two goals and added a groundball. Maddaloni led the team with seven groundballs and three caused turnovers. Dom Scipioni (Yonkers, N.Y.) chipped in with two groundballs and a pair of caused turnovers.

Kalibat wrapped up the game with 21 saves, including 13 in the first two quarters. He collected two groundballs and caused a turnover. Ben Gashi (Bronx, N.Y.) came on to make four stops in nine minutes of work in the game. Eric Leonard was forced to make just three stops in earning the win.

The Ospreys outshot Mount Saint Vincent 67-20 overall in the game and 40-8 in shots on goal. Richard Stockton also held the advantage in groundballs 46-17 and won 17 of the 23 face-offs taken in the contest.

Following Saturday's loss, Mount Saint Vincent stands at 4-3 overall on the season and at 0-2 in league play. Next up for the Dolphins is a home date with Cobleskill. Face-off at Tibbetts Brook Park is scheduled for 7:00 p.m.

2014-03-29



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