2021 Week 9 College Recap

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Death, taxes and Tommy Lingner being a brick wall in the UMBC cage.

The Team 91 2017 product by way of St. Anthony’s was up to his old tricks yet again for the surging Retrievers. He made 11 saves – his third game in the past five outings with double-digit saves – as UMBC upended Vermont, 10-8, in an America East thriller.

In the process, Lingner, who added three ground balls in the win, cracked the 300-save mark for his career and is ninth on UMBC’s all-time saves list. He’s helped the Retrievers find themselves in the top 20 of both major polls.

Division I
Duke 12, North Carolina 11

’18 Extreme Owen Caputo (Middle Creek, N.C.) and ’20 Crush Brennan O’Neill (St. Anthony’s) scored twice for the Blue Devils, ’20 Crush Aidan Danenza (St. Anthony’s) tossed out a pair of assists and ’19 Orange Tyler Carpenter (Salisbury, Conn.) vacuumed up six ground balls as Duke nipped their Tobacco Road rivals in overtime.

’19 Orange Kenny Brower (Massapequa) caused a turnover and had a ground ball ion the win, while ’19 Orange Jake Caputo (Middle Creek, N.C.) snared a pair of ground balls from his SSDM spot.

Lehigh 13, Army 12

’19 Orange John Sidorski (East Islip) paired four assists with two goals and four ground balls, while ’19 Orange Christian Mulé (Half Hollow Hills West) buried a hat trick to go with an assist and a ground ball as the Mountain Hawks claimed a top 10 win.

’19 Orange Justin Tiernan (Glenn) scored once and added an assist and a ground ball for Lehigh, which also got a caused turnover and a ground ball from ’18 Extreme Anthony Tangredi (Chaminade).

Stony Brook 17, Hartford 6

’19 Orange Andrew Giovinco (Syosset) tallied his first career goal as a Seawolf and ’18 Extreme Anthony Palma (East Islip) denied 11 shots sent his way as the Seawolves trounced the Hawks.

’20 Orange Jack McCarthy (Connetquot) caused his first career turnover for Hartford.

Binghamton 11, NJIT 9

’17 Tom Galgano (Bethpage) led a stingy Bearcats defense with two caused turnovers and four ground balls, followed closely by a two-caused turnover, three-ground ball effort from fellow ’17 Kyle Tiernan (Glenn)’20 Orange Trey Sofield (Long Beach) had a caused turnover and a ground ball and ’18 Extreme Max Verch (Syosset) corralled a ground ball in the win.

Mercer 15, Air Force 13

’20 Crush Chris Bardak (St. Anthony’s) was all over the field once again for the Falcons, dislodging three turnovers and picking up six ground balls from his LSM spot. ’16 Vince Lombardi (Bayport-Blue Point) had two ground balls and a caused turnover for Air Force.

Georgetown 20, St. John’s 8

’17 Joe LiCalzi (South Side) led a stingy Hoya defense with a caused turnover and three ground balls as Georgetown won its third straight.

’20 Orange Ronnie Durante (Lindenhurst) made five saves in relief for the Johnnies, while ’16 Tom Martello (Chaminade) dished out an assist.

UMass 16, Hofstra 10
Hofstra 8, Towson 7

’16 Ryan Tierney (Massapequa) had a pair of goals, four ground balls and a caused turnover against the Minutemen before following it up with a one-goal, three-assist, one-ground ball day for the Pride. ’16 Bobby Casey (Wantagh) stuffed 12 shots against the Tigers after a seven-save day vs. UMass. ’16 Justin Lynskey‘s (Massapequa) two-goal, three-assist day led the way vs. UMass before he added an assist vs. Towson.

’16 Logan Danenza (St. Anthony’s) had a ground ball in both games. ’18 Extreme Drew Martin (Half Hollow Hills East) won three faceoffs for the Tigers.

Michigan 13, Johns Hopkins 10

’20 Crush Caden Hawkinson (Cold Spring Harbor) caused his first career turnover and gobbled up his first career ground ball to help the Wolverines upend the Blue Jays for the first time in program history.

’20 Crush Brett Martin (Half Hollow Hills East) knocked loose a turnover for Hopkins.

Denver 16, Marquette 6

’16 Lucas Cotler (Syosset) buried a goal to go with three ground balls as the Pios rolled.

Maryland 17, Penn State 10

’16 Mac O’Keefe (Syosset) fired home a hat trick to move him to within four goals of the NCAA all-time goal-scoring record.

Merrimack 14, LIU 10

’19 Orange Blake Behlen (Commack) set up three goals and added a goal, two ground balls and a caused turnover for the Sharks.

Rutgers 10, Ohio State 9

’18 Extreme Ethan Rall (Islip) had a ground ball and won a faceoff for the Scarlet Knights.

Delaware 16, Fairfield 11

’17 Taylor Strough (Cold Spring Harbor) paced the Stags’ offense with two goals and a ground ball.

Division II
Wingate 16, Newberry 7

’19 White Marc Cottage (Smithtown West) found the back of the net once to help Wingate cruise.

Adelphi 15, Saint Rose 10

’16 Justin Napolitano (Sachem East) grabbed two ground balls and caused a turnover to pace the Panthers.

Division III
Catholic 24, Scranton 10 

The Cardinals got their season started in style, and ’17 Sean Baudo‘s (St. Anthony’s) six-goal effort had a lot to do with that. Baudo also collected a trio of ground balls in the Catholic win.

Farmingdale State 8, St. Joseph’s 7 

’18 Extreme Jake Wandle (Rocky Point) bagged a pair of goals to go with an assist and two caused turnovers to lead the Rams in their Dezy Strong charity game win.

Maritime 14, Merchant Marine 10

’19 White Connor Buschle (St. John The Baptist) scored once, caused a turnover and added a ground ball to pace Maritime.

Franklin & Marshall 12, Muhlenberg 11

’19 White Kyle Craig (Wantagh) had a ground ball to help the Diplomats edge the Mules.

Stevens 21, Wilkes 6

’20 Orange Matthew Warns (Mattituck) snared a pair of ground balls for Wilkes.