2022 Leading Edge in College: April 18

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Jack Kiernan made it a point to almost singlehandedly beat St. Bonaventure by himself.

The Leading Edge 2017 attackman by way of Ridgewood was a force for Siena, scoring four times and setting up three more goals to lead the Saints to a 14-11 win.

Kiernan also picked up three ground balls and caused a turnover for Siena.

Notre Dame 18, Marquette 8
Georgetown 20, Marquette 10

’18 Griffin Westlin (Seton Hall Prep) set up a goal for the Irish.

’17 Connor Morin (Morristown-Beard) fueled an explosive Hoyas offense with four goals and an assist. ’17 Owen McElroy (Avon Old Farms) made 11 saves and grabbed a pair of ground balls.

’20 Luke Blanc (Seton Hall Prep) tallied once for Marquette against the Irish and later added two helpers and two ground balls against the Hoyas. ’19 Chris Kirschner (Immaculata) vacuumed up a pair of ground balls against Notre Dame.

Rutgers 13, Michigan 12

’16 Colin Kirst (Seton Hall Prep) was great in the Rutgers cage with 15 saves and grabbed three ground balls as the Scarlet Knights fended off the Wolverines’ upset bid.

’20 Jack Aimone (Hunterdon Central) popped two goals for Rutgers.

Richmond 22, Mercer 9

’21 Griffin Kology (Chatham) caused a whopping five turnovers and grabbed two ground balls to pace the Spiders.

Monmouth 6, Canisius 4

’19 Matt Karsian (Ramapo) was front and center for the Hawks with a goal, two assists and a pair of ground balls.

Drexel 10, Hofstra 7

’17 defenseman Sean Quinn (Seton Hall Prep) sparked the dominant Drexel defense with two ground balls and a caused turnover.

Brown 20, Yale 13

’17 George Grell (St. Peter’s Prep) dished out an assist and ’21 Brandon Bergner (Kent Denver, Colo.) snapped up a ground ball to lead the Bears to a huge win.

’17 Brian Tevlin (Seton Hall Prep) led the Bulldogs with a goal, two assists and a ground ball.

Colgate 9, Lehigh 8

’21 Jack Turner (Ridge) helped the Raiders secure the upset with a goal and two ground balls. ’18 Ryan Decker (Chatham) ripped the ball away twice and also scooped up two ground balls for Colgate.

’18 defenseman Pat McIlroy (Westfield) took the ball away once for the Mountain Hawks.

Saint Joseph’s 14, LIU 10

’17 Jack Anderson grabbed a ground ball and caused a turnover for the Hawks.

Air Force 12, Cleveland State 8

’19 Gavin Peene (Ridgewood) snapped home a goal to lead the Falcons.

Cornell 16, Syracuse 15
Army 17, Cornell 10

’20 CJ Kirst (Delbarton) led the win over the Orange with two goals, three assists and a pair of ground balls. The three-time Ivy League Freshman of the Week then added three goals, an assist and a ground ball against the Black Knights.

Duke 17, Virginia 8

’20 LSM Cole Krauss (Delbarton) collected a ground ball as the Blue Devils romped.

Villanova 18, Providence 10

’18 Will Vitton (Summit) was brilliant in the Wildcats’ cage with 16 saves, two ground balls and a caused turnover. ’20 Reid Colwell (Westfield) had an assist, a caused turnover and two ground balls in the win. ’18 Michael Harris (Ridge) stuffed 10 shots for the Friars.

Johns Hopkins 13, Penn State 10

’21 defenseman Kevin Parnham (Pingry) grabbed four ground balls and caused a turnover for the Nittany Lions. ’19 Canyon Birch (Manasquan) tallied once for PSU.

Bucknell 23, Holy Cross 7

’18 defenseman Chris Conlin (Chatham) took the ball away four times and picked up five ground balls for the Crusaders. ’21 Cal McPherson (Pingry) added a ground ball.

Delaware 11, Towson 10

’19 Brandon Hund (Johnson) caused a turnover for the Tigers.

Navy 9, Lafayette 5

’18 Ryan Kirkwood (St. Peter’s Prep) had a pair of ground balls and a caused turnover for Lafayette.

Utah 18, Robert Morris 8

’19 Liam Rosenthal (Central Bucks East, Pa.) denied 11 shots sent his way for the Colonials.

Division II

Tampa 18, Lynn 10 

’19 Christian Cechini (Apex, N.C.) got in on the scoring with a goal and a ground ball for the Spartans.

Division III

Tufts 32, Bates 13
Tufts 17, Wesleyan 14
Bates 15, Connecticut College 13

’18 Mac Bredahl (Chatham) led the Jumbos’ offensive onslaught with four goals and two assists against Bates. He followed it up with a three-goal, two-assist, five-ground ball day as Tufts held off the Cardinals.

’18 John Farrell (Seton Hall Prep) had a caused turnover for Bates against the Jumbos. He then had a three-caused turnover, two-ground ball, one-goal game as Bates knocked off the Camels.

Ursinus 14, Haverford 12
Ursinus 14, Franklin & Marshall 13

’19 Tyler Neal (Delaware Valley) paired two goals with two assists in the win over the Fords. He followed it up by handing out four assists to go with a pair of ground balls for the Bears.

Gettysburg 20, McDaniel 7

’21 Jack Dunleavy (Seton Hall Prep) gave the Bullets a spark off the bench with two goals, an assist and a ground ball in the romp of McDaniel.


Cabrini 20, Marywood 5

’16 Matt Nestler (Chatham) stopped five of the seven shots on cage and added a pair of ground balls to lead the Cavs. ’20 Max Drift (Montgomery) zipped home a goal in the win.

Dickinson 13, Muhlenberg 10

’21 Colin Williams (St. Peter’s Prep) buried a goal to help the Red Devils stretch their undefeated run to 13 games.