Triola Nets Game-Winner in Route to Career 100th Goal
POMONA, N.Y. (March 26, 2014) - Senior Cory Triola (Levittown, N.Y.) tallied seven points on six goals and one assist to lead No. 10 NYIT men's lacrosse to a 17-6 victory over Dominican (N.Y.) in East Coast Conference action Wednesday afternoon.
Triola netted the game-winning goal with 8:05 to play in the second period off and by the end of the contest surpassed the 100th goal milestone. He currently has 103, which ranks seventh all-time.
The Bears (6-3, 3-1 ECC) opened with a 6-0 performance in the first period before the Chargers (1-6, 0-3 ECC) ended the shutout with a goal from Hunter Curran at 8:53 in the second period. NYIT then closed out the first half with five unanswered goals, three of which belonged to Triola. His second strike of the period, off an assist from Shawn Murphy (Holbrook, N.Y.) at 3:00, was his 100th career goal.
Earning their first collegiate goals were Joe Morhardt (Lindenhurst, N.Y.), who had an unassted goal to close out the third period and Dan Koehler (Sayville, N.Y.), who scored during the Bears run in the second period.
The win went to Alex Seltzer (Plainview, N.Y.), who improved to 6-3 on the season with seven saves made. Peter Izzo (Merrick, N.Y.) and Godwin Sotome (Uniondale, N.Y.) made appearances in the cage. Izzo tallied five saves in his first collegiate outing. The loss was dealt to Matthew Quionones (1-6).
NYIT returns to action on Saturday, March 29 on the road at the University of the District of Columbia. Face-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
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