Men's Lacrosse Hosts No. 3 Merrimack on Tuesday Afternoon
2012 Southern New Hampshire University Men's Lacrosse
No. 3 Merrimack College (7-1, 4-1 NE-10)
Southern New Hampshire University (2-6, 2-4 NE-10)
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 4:00 p.m.
THE MATCHUP: The Penmen will search for a win against the first of two ranked Northeast-10 Conference opponents this week, as they host No. 3 Merrimack College on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
THE PENMEN: Southern New Hampshire posted back-to-back wins before falling to Pace 9-3 on Saturday...junior John Cuozzo had two of the team's three goals Saturday and a total of eight points from six goals and two assists last week...he is now leading the team in goals with 10 while dishing out two assists...rookie Corey Allen leads the team offensively this season, totaling twelve points from nine goals and seven assists...sophomore Rob Murray has scored a second best nine goals...junior Ryan Woodford has scored five times and has added two assists for the Penmen...he also has a team-best 36 ground balls...freshman Jeremy Buckley has addeds seven goals on the season...senior goaltender Brendan O'Brien has seen a majority of the action in net this season and has totaled a .541 save percentage and a 10.31 goals-against average.
THE WARRIORS: The No. 3 Warriors suffered their first loss of the season to No. 2 LeMoyne Saturday by a score of 8-6...they are led offensively by Corey Lunney who has a total of 28 points on the season including 23 goals and five assists...Greg Melaugh has posted 16 goals and nine assists for 25 points...Mike Perdie, Jamie Shand, and Paul Jones all share the top assist category with 13 and 11, 10 and seven goals respectively...Freshman Morgan Green has started all eight games for the Warriors totaling a .554 save percentage and a 7.14 goals-against average...he is 7-1 on the season.
HEAD TO HEAD: The Penmen post a 7-27 all-time record against Merrimack...SNHU suffered a 10-4 loss to the Warriors last season...Corey Lunney led Merrimack with three goals, while John Cuozzo had two for SNHU.