Jake '06, Salisbury win
Posted Saturday, February 27, 2010 by .
WEST CHESTER, Pa. - The No. 4 Salisbury University men's lacrosse team defeated Widener University 9-7 on the road Saturday in front of 895 in attendance at Leslie C. Quick Jr. Stadium. The win marks the second road victory of the season for the Sea Gulls.
The Pride (0-2) got on the board first, with a goal by Andrew Janusz less than three minutes into the game. The Sea Gulls (3-0) evened things up just a minute later with a goal scored by senior attackman Jake DeLillo (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) off an assist from sophomore attackman Matt Cannone (Bayport, N.Y.). Widener would tally another goal before the Sea Gulls reeled off three more to close out the quarter, including an unassisted goal by sophomore midfielder Sam Bradman (Canton, N.Y.) (three goals).
The Pride would outscore the Sea Gulls 2-1 in the second quarter, including a goal with just two seconds left in the half, to bring the score to 5-4 as the teams headed to the dressing room.
In the third quarter, the Gulls would turn the tables and outscore Widener 2-1. SU would get goals from sophomore midfielder Tim Lum (Long Valley, N.J.) and Cannone.
In the fourth quarter the Sea Gulls would open up with a pair of unassisted goals by Bradman and freshman attackman Eric Law (Centenial, Colo.) in the first four minutes. Junior goalkeeper Johnny Rodriguez (Gambrills, Md.) would stave off six shots in the quarter.
The Sea Gulls outshot the Pride 40-26 in the contest, with Widener winning the ground ball advantage at 32-27 and face-offs (8 of 15). Pride goalkeeper Kevin Carney made 15 saves.