2024 Team 91 in College: April 2 Recap

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Sam Lutfi made sure to put an end to Hofstra‘s five-game losing skid in style.

The Team 91 2019 Orange and Massapequa alumnus bagged his second goal of the game with 2:07 left to play in overtime to lead the Pride to an 8-7 win over Monmouth on Saturday.

Lutfi, who also picked up a ground ball, has at least two goals in every game that he’s played in this season.

Yale 21, Le Moyne 10
Villanova 9, Brown 5
Yale 16, Brown 10

’21 Blaze faceoff midfielder Machado Rodriguez (Chaminade) was dominant once again. He racked the game’s opening faceoff en route to a two-goal, 17-for-21 with 10-ground ball effort against the Bears to fuel the Bulldogs’ fourth win in five games.

Yale also got 15 saves, three ground balls and a takeaway from ’19 White goalie Jared Paquette (West Islip) against Brown. ’19 Orange defenseman Mikey Alexander (West Islip) corralled five ground balls, while ’22 Smash Patrick Pisano (Cold Spring Harbor) added a takeaway and a ground ball.

Earlier in the week, Rodriguez was 11-for-14 with 10 ground balls in a rout of LeMoyne. Alexander paired two ground balls with two takeaways for the Bulldogs, who also got four ground balls and a caused turnover from Pisano. Paquette tallied four saves in the win.

’20 Crush SSDM Kevin Sweeney (Mount Sinai) had a goal, a takeaway and three ground balls for Brown against Yale. He had a ground ball against the Wildcats. ’22 Smash Marcus Wertheim (Smithtown East) scored once and set up another goal against Yale.

Duke 11, Boston University 10
Boston University 22, Holy Cross 6

’20 Crush Andrew McAdorey (St. Anthony’s) set up the game-winning goal with 2:12 to play as the Blue Devils stunted the Terriers’ comeback attempt.

’20 Crush Brennan O’Neill (St. Anthony’s) racked a hat trick to go with an assist and two ground balls for Duke. ’19 Orange LSM Tyler Carpenter (Salisbury, Conn.) scooped up three ground balls, ’19 Orange defenseman Kenny Brower (Massapequa) added two and ’21 Blaze defenseman Jake Wilson (Shoreham-Wading River) caused a turnover and added a ground ball to lead the Duke defense.

’20 Crush Aidan Danenza (St. Anthony’s) set up a goal for the Blue Devils, who also got a ground ball from ’19 Orange SSDM Jake Caputo (Middle Creek, N.C.).

’22 Smash goalie Kevin Barrett (St. Anthony’s) saw his first career action and came away perfect, making three saves on three shots to help the Terriers cap a big win.

Johns Hopkins 15, Michigan 11

’20 Crush SSDM Brett Martin (Half Hollow Hills East) led the Hopkins defense with three takeaways and also chipped in an assist as the Blue Jays became the lone 2-0 team in Big Ten play.

’19 Orange Justin Tiernan (John Glenn) bagged another hat trick – his ninth in 10 games at Michigan – to go with a ground ball for the Wolverines.

Notre Dame 14, Syracuse 12

’23 Bandits Jordan Faison (Pine Crest, Fla.) scored what stood as the game-winner to help the defending national champs secure a win in a top-5 showdown.

’19 Orange Christian Mulé (Half Hollow Hills West) set up three ‘Cuse goals, including one from ’22 Smash Joey Spallina (Mount Sinai). The Orange also got two goals and an assist from ’22 Smash Michael Leo (St. Anthony’s) and a ground ball from ’20 Crush defenseman Nick Caccamo (Harborfields).

Air Force 12, Cleveland State 9

’20 Crush LSM Chris Bardak (St. Anthony’s) guided the Falcons to their fourth straight win with two ground balls and a takeaway.

Albany 14, UMBC 13

’22 Smash defenseman Max Neeson (Pottsgrove, Pa.) collected two ground balls and took the ball away twice to help the Great Danes to their fourth win in the past five games.

’20 Crush goalie Jayson Tingue (Bay Shore) stopped nine shots and added a ground ball for the Retrievers.

Binghamton 15, UMass-Lowell 6

’21 Blaze Matt Keegan (Sachem North) paired two goals with two assists to pace the Bearcats’ explosive offense. ’20 Orange SSDM Trey Sofield (Long Beach) chipped in a takeaway and a ground ball in the win.

Saint Joseph’s 15, High Point 7

’19 White defenseman Alex Keener (Bethpage) was a beast for the Hawks. His two caused turnovers and three ground balls spearheaded a stingy defense en route to a sixth straight win for Saint Joseph’s.

Navy 10, Colgate 9

’20 Crush Xavier Arline (Shoreham-Wading River) scored what ended up as the game-winning goal with 40 seconds left as the Midshipmen fended off the Raiders’ upset bid. Arline also had an assist and a ground ball for Navy.

LIU 14, Wagner 8
Sacred Heart 12, Marist 7
Manhattan 15, Quinnipiac 12
Canisius 13, Siena 12
Sacred Heart 17, LIU 6
Manhattan 11, Marist 10
Quinnipiac 15, Mount St. Mary’s 10
Siena 13, Wagner 5

’21 Blaze goalie Mason Oak (Comsewogue) was excellent for the Bobcats yet again. He made 13 saves and picked up five ground balls as Quinnipiac climbed past the Mount to cap its week. Oak stopped 12 shots and collected two ground balls earlier in the week against the Jaspers.

’23 Warriors Cole Marsala (Mount Sinai) tallied once and grabbed a ground ball in both games for the Bobcats while also adding an assist in Wednesday’s game. ’23 Warriors Nick Meoni (Sachem North) found the back of the net once and grabbed a ground ball against the Mount.

’20 Crush defenseman Trevor Marsala (Mount Sinai) guided the Saints back into the win column with a ludicrous four-ground ball, three-takeaway day after posting one and one against Canisius. ’21 Ambush Ryan McCarthy (Northport) set up a goal and tallied once against Wagner after having an assist and two ground balls earlier in the week.

The Red Foxes got four ground balls and two takeaways from ’21 Blaze defenseman Aiden McCaffrey (Comsewogue) against Manhattan. ’23 Warriors defenseman Michael Cassano (MacArthur) engulfed a trio of ground balls in that game after picking one up earlier int he week. McCaffrey snatched up two ground balls against Sacred Heart.

’21 Blaze defenseman AJ Volkmann (Mount Sinai) found the back of the cage for the first time this season against the Pioneers. He and ’21 Blaze SSDM Ryan Baudo (St. Anthony’s) each had a ground ball against Wagner.

St. John’s 13, Marquette 9

’19 Orange goalie Kyle Munson (Calhoun) made 13 saves and collected three ground balls to lead the Red Storm to its first winning streak since 2020. ’20 Crush defenseman Jack Schirtzer (Mount Sinai) caused a turnover and added a ground ball in the win.

Princeton 15, Dartmouth 5

’20 Crush Koby Ginder (Brunswick, Conn.) won a pair of faceoffs and snatched up a ground ball to help the Tigers cruise.

’21 Blaze Brandon Ventarola (Trinity-Pawling) took the ball away twice and collected three ground balls for the Big Green.

Army 13, North Carolina 12

’23 Bandits Owen Duffy (St. Anthony’s) nearly willed the Tar Heels to an upset with his second five-goal game of his freshman campaign. ’21 Blaze Johnny Schwarz (Shoreham-Wading River) tallied once for UNC.

Virginia 13, Harvard 10

’19 Orange LSM Greg Campisi (St. Anthony’s) was a force for the Crimson, scoring once, taking the ball away three times and collecting two ground balls. ’23 Bandits Jack Speidell (St. Anthony’s) scored once and added two ground balls for Harvard. The Crimson also got an assist from ’23 Bandits Jackson Greene (St. Anthony’s).

Towson 9, Stony Brook 8

’20 Crush SSDM Dane Reda (Mattituck) collected a pair of ground balls for the Seawolves.

Loyola 12, Lehigh 10

’19 Orange Nick Turrini (Calhoun) dislodged two takeaways and snared two ground balls for the Mountain Hawks.

Penn 11, Cornell 10

’19 Orange faceoff midfielder Angelo Petrakis (Massapequa) won two faceoffs and picked up two ground balls for the Big Red.

UMass 13, Hobart 12

’18 defenseman Vincent Orlando (Bayport-Blue Point) vacuumed up a ground ball for the Statesmen.

Detroit Mercy 12, Queens 7

’20 Orange defenseman Colby Suglia (Mattituck) scooped up a pair of ground balls and caused a turnover for Queens.

Richmond 19, St. Bonaventure 8

’23 Warriors PJ Shanahan (Bayport-Blue Point) picked up a ground ball for the Bonnies.

Division II

Adelphi 12, Pace 6

’21 Ambush Danny Zabbia (Half Hollow Hills West) tallied once and added two ground balls for the Setters.

Wingate 19, Catawba 6
Wingate 23, Lincoln Memorial 3

’19 White Marc Cottage (Smithtown West) scored once against Lincoln Memorial and added a ground ball against Catawba.

Division III

Wilkes 12, Juniata 9

’20 Orange LSM Matt Warns (Mattituck) led the charge for the Colonels with his first career multi-goal game to go with five ground balls and a takeaway.

Babson 20, Wheaton 6

’23 Warriors defenseman Chris Trebing (Smithtown East) dislodged a turnover to lead Babson’s rout.

RIT 20, Cortland 14
Cortland 25, Plattsburgh 9

’21 Ambush Sam Rothman (Half Hollow Hills East) kickstarted the Red Dragons’ rout with five goals, three assists and three ground balls. ’21 Ambush defenseman Conner Gallagher (Northport) paced the defense with four ground balls and three takeaways.

Earlier in the week, Rothman fired home a hat trick to go with a ground ball, while Gallagher vacuumed up four ground balls.

Fairleigh Dickinson 21, Albertus Magnus 7
Farmingdale State 15, Fairleigh Dickinson 11

’21 Ambush defenseman Aidan Bonn (Huntington) was absolutely ridiculous against Albertus Magnus, picking up 10 ground balls to go with three takeaways in FDU’s win. He also added three ground balls against the Rams.

St. John Fisher 14, Geneseo 13
Geneseo 16, Oneonta 10

’21 Ambush goalie Andrew Tittmann (Northport) was terrific in the Geneseo cage, making 12 saves and picking up two ground balls against SJF before following it up with 14 saves to get the win over Oneonta.

Maritime 20, Merchant Marine 16

’23 Warriors defenseman Ryan Thorne (Newfield) caused a turnover for USMMA.

Eastern 18, Hartwick 10

’20 Varsity defenseman Nick Cacciola (Shoreham-Wading River) knocked out a pair of takeaways and collected two ground balls for Hartwick.