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ROSENBERG SETS SINGLE-GAME SAVES RECORD IN LOSS TO MISERICORDIA

ROSENBERG SETS SINGLE-GAME SAVES RECORD IN LOSS TO MISERICORDIA

THE BASICS 
Score: Emmanuel College, 5; Misericordia University, 20
Records: Misericordia University Cougars (3-0); Emmanuel College Saints (0-2)
Location: Clearwater, Fla. – Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex
Date: Monday, March 5, 2018

THE LEAD: Despite a 25-save outing by senior goalie Austin Rosenberg (Ronkonkoma, N.Y.), the Emmanuel College men's lacrosse team fell to Misericordia University by a 20-5 score on Monday evening during Spring Break.

HOW IT HAPPENED 

  • Misericordia jumped out to a 5-0 lead before the Saints got on the board with a man-up goal from senior attack Charlie Moran (Maitland, Fla.) with 2:50 to play in the first to make it 5-1.
  • Sophomore Alex Flanagan (Westford, Mass.) netted his first collegiate goal to keep it a four goal game at 6-2 but the Cougars rattled off 11 consecutive goals to pull away with a 17-2 advantage five minutes into the final period.
  • Over the final 10 minutes, Emmanuel got goals from junior Sam Ward (Hampstead, N.H.), junior Steve Gervasio (Johnson, R.I.) and a second goal from Flanagan as Misericordia held on for the 20-5 win.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS 

  • Rosenberg's 25 saves is a new single-game program record at Emmanuel, breaking the previous record of 20 saves by Cole Scadden in 2016.
  • MU's Patrick Kellish led the Cougars with 10 points on six goals and four assists and Chris Fleming added three goals and an assist.
  • Sean McSwiggan and Jake Kocovsky both scored two goals.
  • Emmanuel senior Michael Sousa (Cranston, R.I.) won 10 faceoffs and grabbed a game-high seven groundballs.
  • Ryan Romaine was 10-19 on face-offs and tied with Patrick Newins with a team-high five groundball for Misericordia.
  • The Cougars outshot the Saints by a 60-26 margin.
  • The game had a total of 27 penalties.

UP NEXT

  • The Saints take on DeSales on Thursday at 10:00 AM at the Philipp Jones Stadium in Clearwater, Fla.
  • The Cougars will face St. John Fisher, Thursday at 1:00 PM in Clearwater, Fla.