Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy vs. SUNY Canton

Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy vs. SUNY Canton

Saturday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (0-3, 0-1 NAC) vs. SUNY Canton (2-3, 1-0 NAC), 12:00 p.m., Ritchie Field, Castine, Maine.

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Series History: This is the first-ever meeting between SUNY Canton and the Mariners.

Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy men's lacrosse fell to SUNY Delhi, 12-5 last Saturday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Red Dragon Field on the campus of SUNY Oneonta.

Delhi's Malik Talbert scored the first two goals of the game before Zeke Tocci (Naples, Maine) put the Mariners on the board on a man-up goal with 1:56 to play in the first quarter.

The Broncos added four goals in the second quarter to take a 6-1 lead into halftime.

The Mariners added two goals in each of the last two quarters, but the Broncos tallied six goal in the second half to claim the 12-5 victory.

Tocci led the Mariners with three goals, one assist, two ground balls and two caused turnovers, while Nathan Granholm (Brunswick, Maine) and Jayden Wilson (Lewiston, Maine) tallied the other goals for the Mariners. William Evon (Barrington, Ill.) led Maine Maritime's defense with four caused turnovers and five ground balls and Alex Snowman (Sarasota, Fla.) tallied a game-high six ground balls, while going 11-of-21 from the faceoff.

In net, Matthew Emery (St. Johnsbury, Vt.) tallied 16 saves in the loss for the Mariners.

Talbert and John Rohan III led the Broncos with four goals each while King White chipped in with a pair of goals. Talbert also led Delhi with four caused turnovers and both Travis Biggs and Nick Dower led the team with five ground balls. 

Travis Anderson earned the win in net for the Broncos with 10 saves.

The Broncos held a 32-28 edge in ground balls.

SUNY Canton's Last Game: Josh Yelvington and Noah Robinson led the SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team with seven points each as the Roos earned a convincing 25-3 win over Thomas College in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) opener for both teams last Saturday afternoon.

Robinson posted five goals, two assists and nine ground balls, while Yelvington recorded four goals, three assists and 10 ground balls. Jacob Facey chipped in three goals, two assists and nine ground balls.

Hunter Olsen finished with a goal and game-best four assists, while Sonny White and Dante Coco struck for two goals and one assist each. Andrew Garrett finished with one goal and two assists, Eli Kocsis had a goal and assist, Mike Gariepy scored twice and Nick Walberger scored once while winning six of eight faceoffs. 

White also chipped in seven ground balls, while Jeffrey Perez added six. Blaze Benedict caused a game-high four turnovers. Noel Abreu finished 8-for-10 on faceoffs, while Brad Pray was 7-for-8 and Rico Dobbs and Jeffrey Perez combined to go 4-for-5.

SUNY Canton jumped out to a 9-0 lead after the opening quarter and led 12-1 at halftime. Robinson had four goals and two assists and Facey added three goals and one helper in the opening half. 

Canton extended its lead to 21-2 after the third quarter cruising to the victory.

The Roos held advantages in shots (71-12), shots on goal (39-5), turnovers (27-41), faceoffs (25-6) and ground balls (90-33).

The Mariners: After three games the Mariners average 5.67 goals and 22.00 shots per game, while averaging 23.5 percent on man-up opportunities, 41.6 percent on the faceoff and. 55.6 percent on clear attempts.

Zeke Tocci leads the team with seven goals, while Jayden Wilson leads the team with three assists. Both William Evon and Alex Snowman lead the Mariners with 15 ground balls, while Evon leads the team with 11 caused turnovers and Snowman leads the Mariners on the faceoff, going 25-of-52.

In net, Matthew Emery leads the Mariners with 40 saves. 

The Roos: After six games, the Kangaroos average 12.33 goals and 42.33 shots per game, while averaging 16.1 percent on man-up opportunities, 81.8 percent on clear percentage and 57.0 percent on the faceoff. 

Noah Robinson leads the Kangaroos with 16 goals and 37 ground balls, Josh Yelvington leads the team with 10 assists and Brandon Schmidt leads the team with 16 caused turnovers.

In net, Justin LaDuke leads the team with 73 saves.