Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy at Dean College

Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy at Dean College

Wednesday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (0-4) at Dean College (3-3), 3:00 p.m., Grant Field, Franklin, Massachusetts.

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Series History: This is the first-ever meeting between Dean College and Maine Maritime.

Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy men's lacrosse fell to SUNY Canton, 15-7 on Saturday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Ritchie Field.

Hunter Olsen put the Kangaroos on the board first at 14:05, but Zeke Tocci (Naples, Maine) and Jayden Wilson (Lewiston, Maine) scored back-to-back goals to give the Mariners a 2-1 lead at 10:33. Wilson added another goal, but the Roos took a slim 4-3 lead into the second quarter.

Bailey Stockford (Mt. Vernon, Maine) cut the visitor's lead to 5-4 with under a minute to go in the half, but Jacob Facey added goal in the final second to send the Roos into halftime with a 6-4 lead.

Canton added three-unanswered goals in the third quarter and outscored the Mariners 6-3 in the fourth, to claim the 15-7 victory.

Tocci led the Mariners with three goals, one assist and seven ground balls, Wilson finished the afternoon with two goals, three assists and five ground balls and Max Barton (Yarmouth, Maine) added a goal, an assist and a ground ball. Stockford rounded out the scoring with one goal, and two ground balls.

Defensively, William Evon (Barrington, Ill.) led the Mariners with 10 ground balls, and Tanner Brown (Conway, N.H.) added a team-high four caused turnovers.

In net, Matthew Emery (St. Johnsbury, Vt.) collected 16 saves and six ground balls for the Mariners.

Facey and Noah Robinson led the Roos with four goals each, while Robinson chipped in with two assists and Facey added an assist and a team-high nine ground balls..

Defensively, Brandon Schmidt led the team with three caused turnovers.

In net, Justin LaDuke earned the victory for the Roos with nine saves in just over 47 minutes of action.

The Roos edged the Mariners in ground balls, 58-56.

Dean College's Last Game: Dean College fell to Emerson College, 15-5, in non-conference action on Saturday afternoon.

Emerson outscored Dean 10-1 in the final 30 minutes, including nine unanswered as the Lions secured their first win of the season.

The Bulldogs held a 3-2 lead after the first quarter following scores from Tyler Minor, Anthony Trasacco and Brody Fredericks.

Three straight goals from Emerson put them in front, 5-3, but Dean got an unassisted marker from Trasacco in the final minute of the second quarter to make it a 5-4 score at intermission.

The team's traded goals in the first few minutes with Louis Piccolo registering his 15th of the season, but the Lions outscored Dean 7-0 in the final frame.

Hunter Gervais led the Lions with four goals and an assist, while Peirce Eldridge handed out a game-best five assists.

The Bulldogs were paced by Trasacco's two scores, while Minor, Fredericks and Piccolo all had single tallies.

The Mariners: After four games the Mariners average 6.00 goals and 25.75 shots per game, while averaging 20.0 percent on man-up opportunities, 41.2 percent on the faceoff and 65.6 percent on clear attempts.

Zeke Tocci leads the team with 10 goals, Jayden Wilson leads the team with six assists and William Evon leads the Mariners with 25 ground balls and 13 caused turnovers. Alex Snowman (Sarasota, Fla.) leads the Mariners on the faceoff, going 34-of-75.

In net, Matthew Emery leads the Mariners with 56 saves and a 48.7 save percentage.  

The Bulldogs: After six games the Bulldogs average 11.33 points and 36.83 shots per game, while averaging 17.9 percent on man-up opportunities, 42.8 percent on the faceoff and 77.7 percent on clear attempts.

Anthony Trasacco leads the Bulldogs with 21 goals, Brody Fredericks leads the team with 12 assists, and Joe White has a team-high 26 ground balls and 10 caused turnovers. In net Alex Govoni leads the team with 83 saves for a 61.5 save percentage.