Ryan Foster and Gillis score seven of Western's 12 goals in win over USMMA

Box Score

KINGS POINT, NY (Mar. 21) — Attackmen Ryan Foster (Ledyard, CT) and Ryan Gillis (Norwich, CT) scored four and three goals, respectively and the Western Connecticut men's lacrosse team went on to defeat the Merchant Marine Academy on Wednesday night at Brooks Stadium on Long Island.

Foster added a pair of assists while Gillis handed out one helper as the Colonials improved to 4-2 on the season.

Other goal scorers for Western include a pair of goals from Taylor Leahy (Marlborough, CT) and Andrew Bascom (Franklin, MA) and one goal from Mike Schoen (Tolland, CT).

Senior goalie Tyler Martone (Cheshire, CT) made five saves while Kevin Seery (East Lyme, CT) made one stop in just 1:50 of work.

Jeff Harty and Delaney Oksman each scored two goals for the Mariners, now 3-4.

Matt Kantor made seven saves while Alex Peyreigne turned away five shots as both split the duties in goal for Kings Point.

The Colonials play host to University of New England this Saturday at The WAC at noon.

Lacrosse Game Summary (Final)
2012 WestConn Men's Lacrosse

Western Connecticut (4-3) vs. USMMA (3-4)
Date: Mar 21, 2012 Location: Kings Point, NY Stadium: Brooks Stadium
Attendance:68 Start time:7:00 PM End time:8:50 Total time:1:50

SCORE BY PERIOD..... 1 2 3 4.. Tot
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Western Connecticut. 2 3 4 3 - 12
USMMA............... 0 1 1 4 - 6

Western Connecticut SCORING: GOALS: Ryan Foster 4; Ryan Gillis 3;
Taylor Leahy 2; Andrew Bascom 2; Mike Schoen 1.
ASSISTS: Ryan Foster 2; Mike Schoen 2; Nick Foley 1; Ryan Gillis 1;
Taylor Leahy 1.

USMMA SCORING: GOALS: Jeff Harty 2; Delaney Oksman 2; Tyler Spaulding
1; Kyle Sammis 1.
ASSISTS: Matt Cowles 2; Jeff Harty 1; Andrew Kratch 1.

Western Connecticut GROUND BALLS: Mike Schoen 5; Brandon Hall 3; Raul
Bourgeois 2; Ryan Gillis 2; Taylor Leahy 2; Brandon Marszalek 2; Tony
Scarnati 2; Kevin Seery 2; Eric Small 2; Ryan Arconti 1; Andrew Bascom
1; Mike Beckwith 1; Tom Dellamarggio 1; Kevin Farrell 1; J.C. Flaherty
1; Nick Foley 1; Ryan Foster 1; John Helwig 1; Tyler Martone 1; Jon
McLean 1; Martin Noenickx 1.

USMMA GROUND BALLS: Sean Sheehy 9; Kevin Dwyer 6; Alex Cline 3; Andrew
Kratch 3; Tyler Spaulding 3; Delaney Oksman 2; Alex Peyreigne 2;
Michael Ackerman 1; Vincent Acquevita 1; Matt Cowles 1; Jeff Harty 1;
Troy Smith 1; Connor Wilcox 1.

SHOTS - Western Connecticut 35; USMMA 38.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Western Connecticut 22; USMMA 21.

Penalties - Western Connecticut 2/1:30; USMMA 5/5:00.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - Western Connecticut 3-5; USMMA 1-2.

TURNOVERS - Western Connecticut 12; USMMA 20.

FACEOFFS - Western Connecticut 10-21; USMMA 11-21.

CLEARS - Western Connecticut 23-30; USMMA 17-20.

GOALIES - WCSUML: Kevin Seery (01:50 minutes, 2 shots-1 saves, 1 GA) ,
Tyler Martone 4-3 (58:10, 19-14, 5); USMMA: Matt Kantor (30:00, 12-5,
7) , Alex Peyreigne L (30:00, 10-5, 5).

Start time: 7:00 PM Finish time: 8:50 Length of game: 1:50
Officials:.

A-68 T-1:50