April 14, 2009
KEENE, NH - Keene State College defeated University of Massachusetts Boston, 15-6, in Little East Conference men's lacrosse action at Owl Athletic Complex on Tuesday.
The Owls (5-3, 3-1 LEC) jumped out to an 8-0 lead after the first quarter and led 10-1 at the half. KSC began the game by netting three quick goals in the first two minutes of play. Senior midfielder Casey Brodersen (Derry, NH) scored a pair of goals 40 seconds apart to make it 2-0. Following a steal, senior attack Tony Santa Fe (Derry, NH) fed freshman Griffin Meehan who gave the Owls a 3-0 lead at the 13:04 mark. Senior attack Rodney Arganese (Trumbull, CT) completed the uprising by scoring in the final second of play.
KSC tacked on five more goals the rest of the quarter, two by Santa Fe.
Keene State got goals from 12 different players with junior attack Dax Greene (Westborough, MA), Brodersen, and Santa Fe each netting a pair.
UMass Boston (1-8, 0-4 LEC) got two goals from sophomore midfielder John Canty (Milton, MA) and single goals from junior midfielders Dale Nunn (Hillsborough, NJ) and Al Craven (Milton, MA), junior attack Aaron Pollack (Belmont, MA) and senior defender Matt Dunn (Milton, MA), who netted his first collegiate goal.
Making his first start in goal, freshman David Brochu (Derry, NH) made eight saves. Freshman Kevin LeSage (Exeter, N.H.) took over in the second half and stopped four shots.
UMB freshman goalie Anthony Fitti (Havertown, PA) finished the game with seven saves.
Keene State plays its remaining three regular season games on the road, starting at Western Conn. on Saturday. UMass Boston travels to Eastern Connecticut State University for a Little East Conference match on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.