Sean Lulley emphatically made sure that a battle of top 10 teams in the country went Penn‘s way.
The Team 91 2017 alum by way of Half Hollow Hills East tore Duke apart for a career-high six goals and seven points as the defending Ivy League champions topped the Blue Devils, 14-11, Saturday.
Lulley fired home the first two goals of the game and kept Duke on its toes all game, and it was fitting that he also snapped home the final goal of the game.
The Blue Devils got another hat trick and a ground ball from ’18 Owen Caputo (Middle Creek, N.C.), while ’19 Kenny Brower (Massapequa) collected four ground balls on the back end. ’19 Jake Caputo (Middle Creek, N.C.) continued his standout work at short-stick defensive midfield with a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover, ’18 Frank Marinello (Chaminade) dislodged a pair of turnovers to go with a ground ball, and ’18 Jordan Ginder (Brunswick, Conn.) won nine faceoffs and had seven ground balls.
Cornell 17, Towson 10
Cornell 21, High Point 11
’19 Angelo Petrakis (Massapequa) continued his hot start to his Big Red career with a pair of excellent performances, first winning 13 of 17 faceoffs against the Tigers and following it up with a 9-for-12 day in the rout of the Panthers. Petrakis added six and three ground balls, respectively. ’17 Joseph Bartolotto III (Miller Place) combined for four ground balls and a caused turnover.
Lehigh 14, VMI 11
Lehigh 17, NJIT 8
’19 Christian Mulé (Half Hollow Hills West) was on fire for the Mountain Hawks, torching VMI for a goal, three assists and two ground balls, and then ripped up NJIT for five goals and three ground balls to secure a pair of wins for the Mountain Hawks. Fellow ’19 John Sidorski (East Islip) registered his first two career goals and added an assist and a caused turnover against NJIT after having a ground ball against VMI.
’18 Anthony Tangredi (Chaminade) continued his destruction of opposing offenses with a caused turnover in both games, a ground ball against VMI, and also his first career goal against NJIT. ’18 Michael Monitto (Half Hollow Hills East) recorded a helper against NJIT.
Yale 12, Penn State 10
’16 Lucas Cotler (Syosset) netted a goal and added two ground balls and a caused turnover to help the Bulldogs down the No. 1 Nittany Lions. ’17 Luke Eschbach (Smithtown East) contributed two ground balls and a caused turnover in the win, while ’18 Sean Kuttin (Chaminade) also sniped a goal for Yale. ’19 Mikey Alexander (West Islip) caused a turnover in his first college game for the Bulldogs.
’16 Mac O’Keefe (Syosset) was a handful on the ride for Penn State, causing three turnovers, and the sniper also buried a pair of goals to go with three ground balls.
Marist 17, Army 9
’16 Jake Weinman (Bayport-Blue Point) ripped home a hat trick, including the ridiculous behind-the-back shot above, and added a ground ball to guide the Red Foxes to an upset of top-1o Army.
Saint Joseph’s 11, Delaware 8
Saint Joseph’s 10, Providence 8
’17 Matt Tufano (Glenn) led the way for an outstanding week for the Hawks as he set up two goals in a win over the previously unbeaten Blue Hens, then also added an assist and two ground balls to help Saint Joseph’s also tag the Friars with their first loss.
UMBC 9, Mount St. Mary’s 4
’17 Tommy Lingner (St. Anthony’s) was out of this world for the Retrievers, blocking 16 shots to guide UMBC to its first win of the year.
Binghamton 11, Lafayette 10
’17 Tom Galgano (Bethpage) was a force for the Bearcats with four caused turnovers and four ground balls, ’18 Max Verch (Syosset) corralled three ground balls to go with a caused turnover, and ’17 Kyle Tiernan (Glenn) had two ground balls and a caused turnover as the Bearcats earned their first win of the year in triple overtime. ’17 Teddy McLoughlin (Islip) added a caused turnover in the win.
Holy Cross 13, UMass-Lowell 12
’16 Justin Lynskey (Massapequa) potted a pair of goals to go with a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover as the Crusaders won their second straight.
Marquette 18, Detroit Mercy 6
’18 James Amorosana (Manhasset) had a caused turnover and a ground ball to help the Golden Eagles stymie the Titans’ offense.
GOAL!! Princeton turns it over and Laviano makes them pay with his third goal of the afternoon!! Virginia now trails by just 1, 13-12!! #GoHoos
— Virginia Men's Lacrosse (@UVAMensLax) February 22, 2020
Princeton 16, Virginia 12
’17 Ian Laviano (Cold Spring Harbor) paired a hat trick with an assist and also added a pair of ground balls, but the Cavaliers couldn’t keep pace with the Tigers.
Dartmouth 11, Bryant 8
’16 Jack Richardson (Connetquot) tossed out an assist, picked up a ground ball and caused a turnover as the Big Green beat the Bulldogs for the first time in program history.
Air Force 11, St. Bonaventure 5
’16 Vin Lombardi (Bayport-Blue Point) knocked out a caused turnover and snared two ground balls as the Falcons flew past the Bonnies.
Michigan 16, Canisius 8
Merrimack 14, Michigan 12
’17 Kevin Mack (Manhasset) stung five goals to go with three ground balls and a caused turnover to topple Canisius, and he also added a goal against the Warriors.
Fairfield 14, Merrimack 11
Georgetown 25, Fairfield 12
’17 Taylor Strough (Cold Spring Harbor) pocketed a pair of goals, a ground ball and a caused turnover in the win over the Warriors, and he also added a goal, a helper, two ground balls and a caused turnover against the Hoyas.
Villanova 10, Hofstra 8
’16 Ryan Tierney (Massapequa) bagged another hat trick, ’16 Bobby Casey (Wantagh) turned away nine shots and ’19 Sam Lutfi (Massapequa) chipped in an assist for the Pride. ’16 Riley Forte (Half Hollow Hills West) scooped up a ground ball.
Loyola 11, Rutgers 10
’18 Ethan Rall (Islip) caused a turnover and won a faceoff for the Scarlet Knights.
Delaware 11, Monmouth 2
’16 Casey Kimmel (Massapequa) caused a turnover for the Hawks.
Limestone 16, Florida Tech 7
’19 Nick Cannetti (Sayville) gobbled up four ground balls against top-ranked Limestone.
Farmingdale State 20, Mitchell 3
Farmingdale State 15, FDU-Florham 11
’19 Blake Behlen (Commack) wasted no time making an impression for the Rams, dropping seven assists to go with a hat trick, three ground balls and a caused turnover in Farmingdale State’s season opener. He followed it up with a goal and five helpers and three ground balls against FDU-Florham, while ’18 Jake Wandle (Rocky Point) buried five goals and added two assists in the second win. Wandle ripped home a hat trick against Mitchell and also added an assist, two ground balls and a caused turnover.
’18 Rob Varello (Smithtown East) had four goals, two assists and a caused turnover against Mitchell and followed it up with two goals, a helper and a pair of ground balls.
Cabrini 17, Lynchburg 15
’18 Matt Sageder (Mount Sinai) stopped five second-half shots and added a pair of ground balls to help the defending national champions win a battle of two of top-15 teams in the country.
Hampden-Sydney 11, Catholic 9
Catholic 11, Arcadia 10
’18 Sean Baudo (St. Anthony’s) fired home his second goal of the game 3:05 into overtime to cement Catholic’s first victory of the season. Baudo also added a caused turnover in the win and had a goal earlier in the week against Hampden-Sydney.