March 30, 2011

Brennan, No. 15 Trinity Roll Past Lasell

from press release

- Senior attackman Greg Brennan (East Setauket, N.Y.) scored four goals to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a 13-5 win over the visiting Lasell College Lasers in men's lacrosse action this afternoon on Jesse/Miller Field.

Trinity, ranked No. 4 in New England and No. 15 in the nation, improves to 6-0, while the Lasers drop to 2-6 with their second consecutive defeat.

Nogueras and junior Eric Phillips (Darien, Conn.) scored goals to give Trinity a 2-0 lead in the opening four minutes, but Lasell cut the lead to 2-1 with a goal by first-year Dylan Fernandes (Billerica, Mass.). Trinity ended the first half with a 7-0 run that included two scores apiece by Brennan and sophomore attackman Rob Nogueras (Parkland, Fla.).

Lasell opened the second quarter with an immediate goal by sophomore Dylan Gray (Bayport, N.Y.), before the Bantams answered with four goals over the ensuing 15 minutes including two more by Brennan. Trailing 13-2, the Lasers finished the game on a 3-0 run, cutting the lead to 13-5 by the final buzzer.

Fernandes led the Lasers with two goals, while Nogueras scored three times, and senior Michael Ritter (Winnetka, Ill.) and sophomore Nick Shaheen (Williamsburg, Mass.) picked up a goal and an assist apiece for the Bantams. Trinity junior goalie Peter Johnson (Riverside, Conn.) made 10 saves in three quarters, before yielding to freshman Derek Koelsch (Yorktown, N.Y.) who stopped four shots.

Eric Walsh (Weymouth, Mass.) and Tyler Sillman (Windsor, Conn.) combined to make eight saves for the Lasers, while Lasell junior Adam Foss (Billerica, Mass.) totaled a game-high eight ground balls.

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