2023 Team 91 in College: April 24 Recap

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There wasn’t a whole lot getting by Jared Paquette last week.

The Team 91 2019 White goalie and West Islip product was in peak form, stopping 16 shots to help Yale roll past Albany, 14-6.

Paquette also chipped in two ground balls and caused a turnover for red-hot Yale, a victor in its past four games.

’19 Orange defenseman Mikey Alexander (West Islip) corralled three ground balls and took the ball away once in the win. Yale also got a pair of faceoff wins on three tries and two ground balls from ’21 Blaze Machado Rodriguez (Chaminade).

Albany 13, Merrimack 11

The Great Danes got a two-caused turnover, three-ground ball day from ’22 Smash defenseman Max Neeson (Pottsgrove, Pa.) against Yale. ’22 Smash Alex Pfeiffer (Sachem North) contributed a ground ball against both the Elis and Warriors. Neeson picked up two ground balls against Merrimack.

Cornell 16, Brown 9

’19 Orange Angelo Petrakis (Massapequa) collected a faceoff win to help the Big Red roll past the Bears.

’22 Smash Marcus Wertheim (Smithtown East) continued his strong freshman campaign with a goal and an assist for Brown.

Boston University 14, Lehigh 11

’19 Orange Christian Mulé (Half Hollow Hills West) torched the Terriers for two goals, three assists, three ground balls and a caused turnover. ’19 Orange John Sidorski (East Islip) bagged two goals, an assist and a ground ball for the Mountain Hawks, who also got a goal, four ground balls and a takeaway from ’19 Orange Justin Tiernan (Glenn).

Bryant 14, Binghamton 10

’21 Blaze Matt Keegan (Sachem North) fired home two goals, set up another and grabbed five ground balls for the Bearcats. Binghamton also got a ground ball and a takeaway from ’18 Extreme defenseman Max Verch (Syosset). 

Johns Hopkins 12, Maryland 11

’20 Crush SSDM Brett Martin (Half Hollow Hills East) picked up a ground ball as the Blue Jays knocked off their rivals to cement a share of the Big Ten regular-season crown.

Siena 13, Mount St. Mary’s 12

’20 Crush defenseman Trevor Marsala (Mount Sinai) caused a pair of turnovers and grabbed a ground ball to lead the Saints. ’21 Ambush Ryan McCarthy (Northport) set up three goals, scored two, grabbed three ground balls and caused a turnover to highlight the offense.

Saint Joseph’s 11, UMass 10

’19 White LSM Alex Keener (Bethpage) tossed home his first goal of the season and added a ground ball to help the Hawks to their fifth straight win.

UMBC 12, NJIT 10

’20 Crush Jayson Tingue (Bay Shore) denied 11 shots, grabbed two ground balls and caused a turnover.

Air Force 15, Jacksonville 11

’20 Crush LSM Chris Bardak (St. Anthony’s) grabbed two ground balls and caused a turnover as the Falcons took out the Dolphins.

Princeton 17, Harvard 11

’20 Crush Koby Ginder (Brunswick, Conn.) had a faceoff win to help pace the Tigers.

’19 Orange LSM Greg Campisi (St. Anthony’s) snared a quintet of ground balls for the Crimson.

Hofstra 15, Hampton 4

’22 Smash Anthony Mollica (Massapequa) hammered home a goal and ’21 Blaze Chris Barry (East Meadow) snatched up a ground ball to lead the Pride.

Manhattan 6, Wagner 2

’19 White Christian Lyons (Syosset) snared a ground ball to pace the Jaspers in a low-scoring affair.

Penn State 14, Rutgers 5

’18 Extreme LSM Ethan Rall (Islip) was a force for the Scarlet Knights with three takeaways and four ground balls.

Army 11, Navy 6

’20 Crush Xavier Arline (Shoreham-Wading River) netted a pair of goals and added a ground ball for the Midshipmen. ’22 Smash Jack Flaherty (Chaminade) added a goal for Navy.

Stony Brook 17, Fairfield 14

’19 Orange Blake Behlen (Commack) handed out two assists, scored once and picked up a ground ball to pace the Seawolves.

’20 Crush Dane Reda (Mattituck) collected two ground balls and ’22 Smash Sean Carlo (Wantagh) grabbed one.

Virginia 19, Syracuse 12

’22 Smash Joey Spallina (Mount Sinai) set up two goals and added two ground balls for the Orange, who also got two ground balls and a caused turnover from ’20 Crush defenseman Nick Caccamo (Harborfields)’22 Smash Michael Leo (St. Anthony’s) tallied once for ‘Cuse.

Georgetown 18, St. John’s 12

’19 Orange Kyle Munson (Calhoun) stopped a dozen shots and picked up three ground balls for the Red Storm. ’20 Orange defenseman Jack McCarthy (Connetquot) caused a turnover and collected a ground ball for the Johnnies.

Mercer 18, Queens 5

’20 Orange defenseman Colby Suglia (Mattituck) fired home his first career goal and added a ground ball for the Royals.

Penn 17, Dartmouth 6

’21 Blaze Brandon Ventarola (Trinity-Pawling) doled out a pair of assists to go with a ground ball for the Big Green.

Denver 13, Providence 6

’21 Blaze Chris Simonton (Ward Melville) handed out an assist for the Friars.

Division II

Pace 10, Saint Anselm 9
Pace 10, Saint Rose 9

’21 Ambush Danny Zabbia (Half Hollow Hills West) had a goal and a ground ball against Saint Anselm and a goal, an assist and five ground balls against Saint Rose.

Dominican 12, Caldwell 11

’19 White Billy Gordon (St. Anthony’s) paired two goals with two assists, as well as a caused turnover and a ground ball, to lead the Chargers.

Assumption 14, Molloy 6
Molloy 30, District of Columbia 4

’19 White Christian Michaels (Kings Park) stopped a baker’s dozen against Assumption and made four saves in split duty in the win over UDC.

Wingate 14, Indianapolis 9

’19 White Marc Cottage (Smithtown West) caused a turnover and collected a ground ball for the Bulldogs.

Rollins 15, Florida Tech 12

’19 White SSDM Nick Cannetti (Sayville) grabbed a ground ball for the Panthers.

Division III

Cortland 13, Ithaca 7
Cortland 17, Oneonta 8

’21 Ambush defenseman Conner Gallagher (Northport) scooped up a ground ball in the Red Dragons’ opener before chipping in a caused turnover and a ground ball against Oneonta.

Farmingdale State 23, Mount Saint Vincent 4
Farmingdale State 18, Manhattanville 11
Manhattanville 19, St. Joseph’s 7

’18 Extreme Robbie Varello (Smithtown East) erupted for six goals, two assists, three ground balls and a caused turnover against MSV. He then topped that outburst with seven goals, three assists and three ground balls in the rout of Manhattanville.

’18 Extreme Jake Wandle (Rocky Point) wasn’t far behind with a five-goal, three-assist, three-ground ball day against MSV. He added a four-goal, one-assist, one-ground ball performance against the Valiants.

’19 White Michael Carere (Connetquot) won 11 of 16 faceoffs, scored twice and racked up nine ground balls for the Golden Eagles.

DeSales 18, Fairleigh-Dickinson 7
Wilkes 12, Fairleigh-Dickinson 11

’21 Ambush defenseman Aidan Bonn (Huntington) ripped out three takeaways and grabbed four ground balls against DeSales before going off for five of both against Wilkes.

’20 Orange LSM Matthew Warns (Mattituck) paired three ground balls with two takeaways in the win.

Franklin & Marshall 13, Washington College 11
Muhlenberg 13, Franklin & Marshall 7

’19 White defenseman Kyle Craig (Wantagh) was a force to be reckoned with in the Diplomats’ win over WAC. Craig took the ball away four times and came up with a half-dozen ground balls to lead the F&M. He added four more ground balls against the Mules.

Nazareth 13, Hartwick 8

’20 Varsity defenseman Nick Cacciola (Shoreham-Wading River) had a ground ball for Hartwick.