April 6, 2011

Mount St. Mary's Falls to Georgetown, 13-7, on Tuesday Night

Emmitsburg, Md. (April 5, 2011)--Mount St. Mary's lost to Georgetown, 13-7, in men's lacrosse action on Tuesday night at Waldron Family Stadium. Senior goalkeeper T.C. DiBartolo made 11 saves in the game to become the school's all-time leader in saves.

DiBartolo stopped a Max Seligmann shot with 11:06 left in the third quarter for his 656th career save, breaking the record of 655 set by Sean Elder (1997-2000). The 11-save game gives DiBartolo a total of 661 career saves in 55 games played.

The Hoyas (5-4) scored the opening two goals of the game to grab the lead. Brian Casey scored with 4:02 left in the first quarter and Seligmann tallied an unassisted goal with 2:17 on the clock for the two-goal lead. The Mount's Brett Schmidt cut the deficit in half with his 16th goal of the year with 32 seconds left in the opening quarter.

Georgetown's Rickey Mirabito scored the first of his four goals 54 seconds into the second quarter, but the Mount's Eric Ososki countered with an unassisted goal with 9:38 left in the half. Mirabito extended the lead to 4-2 with 6:51 left in the quarter before the Hoyas struck for a pair of goals in the final 14 seconds of the half for a 6-2 lead. Zack Angel fired a shot past DiBartolo with 14 seconds left, and the Hoyas struck just seven seconds later when Travis Comeau converted a Mirabito pass to make the score 6-2 at the half.

Ososki scored 1:00 into the third quarter to cut the deficit to 6-3, but Georgetown countered with a pair of goals to regain the momentum. Brett Weiss scored with 9:14 left in the third to make it 7-3 and just 15 seconds later, Davey Emala took a long pass from defenseman Barney Ehrmann and beat DiBartolo to make it 8-3.

The Mount's Andrew Scalley answered with his team-best 20th goal of the year to make it 8-4. The goal extended Scalley's consecutive games streak with at least one point to 26. Comeau scored for the Hoyas just under a minute later for a 9-4 advantage before long stick midfielder Mark Burns cut it to 9-5 with his third goal of the year. Emala scored with 1:47 left in the third for a 10-5 lead for the Hoyas.

The Mount (4-5) scored the opening goal of the final quarter on Schmidt's second goal of the game, but Mirabito countered just over a minute later to again fend off the Mountaineers. Ososki completed a hat trick with 5:41 left in the game to make it 11-7, but the Hoyas scored the final two goals for the 13-7 victory.

Ososki led the Mount with his hat trick while Schmidt added a pair of goals to take over the team lead in scoring with 27 points. Scalley and Burns also scored in the loss.

Mirabito led Georgetown with four goals and an assist while Comeau finished with three goals and two assists. Emala added a pair of goals with Casey finishing with a goal and an assist for the Hoyas.

DiBartolo made 11 saves for the Mount while Georgetown goalkeeper Jack Davis had six stops. Georgetown held a 39-to-22 advantage in shots and a commanding 42-to-21 edge in ground balls.

The Mount returns to action on Saturday, April 9, with a Northeast Conference game at Sacred Heart at 1:00 p.m.