Men's Lacrosse Searches for Victory Against Bentley on Tuesday
2012 Southern New Hampshire University Men's Lacrosse
Bentley University (2-6, 2-3 NE-10)
Southern New Hampshire University (3-7, 3-5 NE-10)
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 7:00 p.m.
THE MATCHUP: SNHU hosts Bentley University in Northeast-10 Conference action on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
THE PENMEN: SNHU fell to No. 6 Adelphi by a score of 17-5 on Saturday...five different Penmen scored in the loss...sophomore Rob Murray leads the team in goals on the season with 13...Murray has also dished out three assists for 16 total points...junior John Cuozzo ranks second on the squad in goals with 12 while also dishing out three assists for 15 points...rookie Corey Allen leads the team in the points category this season, totaling 18 points from 10 goals and eight assists...fellow freshman Jeremy Buckley has scored eight times this season and has added two assists for 10 points...junior Ryan Woodford has scored six times and has added two assists for the Penmen for eight total points...he also has a team-best 44 ground balls and also leads the team in caused turnovers with 20...senior goaltender Brendan O'Brien has seen a majority of the action in net this season and has totaled 88 saves on the season with a .527 save percentage and a 10.67 goals-against average...the Penmen are averaging 6.60 goals per game this season.
THE FALCONS: Bentley's most recent decision was a 9-5 loss to No. 2 Le Moyne on Saturday...J.D. Ayer led the Falcons with two goals in the loss...he has 13 goals on the season alongside Brendan Grant, who also has 13 goals along with three assists for 16 points...Richard Travers leads the Falcons in points with 17 from nine goals and a team-high eight assists...Steve Caditz has scored seven times and has dished out one assist this season for eight points...James Gilloran has totaled eight points from one goals and a team second-best seven assists...Bobby Hinds has aided offensively with three goals and and assist...goaltender Brian Karl has totaled 69 saves on the season...he has a .514 save percentage and a 8.80 goals-against average in 470 minutes of action...Connor Price has won 50 out of the 1-6 faceoffs he has taken this season...the Falcons are averaging 7.0 goals per game and 33.1 shots per game.
HEAD TO HEAD: The Falcons have won all 20 matchups between the two schools, including last season's 15-10 win at Bentley...Brendan Grant led Bentley with three goals and an assist in the win, while Keith Merluzzo tallied three goals and two assists for SNHU.