Setters Fall to #4 Adelphi
|Pace (3-3, 0-3 NE-10)||2||0||0||1||3|
|Adelphi (5-0, 3-0 NE-10)||6||4||3||4||17|
|G: 3 Players (#3, #15, #22 - 1)||G: Salvatore Tuttle - 3|
|A: 2 Players (#1, #7 - 1)||A: Salvatore Tuttle - 3|
|Sv: Conor Brophy - 10||Sv: 2 Players (#6, #35 - 5)|
|GB: 2 Players (#11, #29 - 4)||GB: Gregory Puskuldjian - 6|
|Face Offs Won||8||15|
GARDEN CITY, N.Y.- The Pace lacrosse team fell to national #4 Adelphi University Panthers 17-3 in Northeast-10 Conference action. The Setters fall to 3-3 overall and 0-3 in the NE-10, while the Panthers improve to 5-0 and 3-0 in conference play.
William Scioscia (Somerset, NJ/Immaculata) opened the scoring in the game as he scored in the first minute of play off an assist from Matthew Cossidente (Port Jefferson Station, NY/Comsewogue) as Pace took a 1-0 lead.
The Panthers scored the next four goals but Frank Buffalino (Syosset, NY/Syosset) scored at the 3:35 mark to cut the score to 4-2. Adelphi scored two late goals to lead 6-2 after one quarter and scored four in the second quarter for a 10-2 lead at halftime. Mike Ruppert (Hicksville, NY/Holy Trinity) scored late in the fourth quarter for the final Pace goal of the afternoon.
Conor Brophy (Pompton Lakes, NJ/DePaul Catholic) played 60 minutes, recording 10 saves as his record falls to 0-2 on the season.
The Setters return to action on Saturday, March 30 as they will host the Falcons of Bentley University for an NE-10 game at 1 pm at Pace Field on the Pleasantville campus.