Leading Edge Week 4 College Recap

Sean Leahey’s overtime winner led Providence to the Ocean State Cup. Photo courtesy of Providence Athletics.

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Sean Leahey picked the perfect time to cap off his hat trick for Providence.

The Leading Edge 2016 product by way of Seton Hall Prep ripped a bouncer from top center that found the back of the net to give the Friars a 13-12 win over Brown to claim the Ocean State Cup. Leahey also had a pair of ground balls for Providence, which improved to 4-1.

’17 Toby Burgdorf (Westfield) continued his strong play in the Friars’ cage with 16 saves. ’17 George Grell (St. Peter’s Prep) paced the Bears with two helpers, a goal and a ground ball.

Drexel 24, Robert Morris 12
Drexel 13, Marquette 11

’17 Sean Quinn (Seton Hall Prep) did it all for the Dragons in their mauling of Robert Morris, causing five turnovers, grabbing five ground balls and even setting up a pair of goals. He also added a caused turnover in Drexel’s second win of the week, which the Dragons won despite a hat trick and an assist from ’19 Chris Kirschner (Immaculata).

’19 Liam Rosenthal (Central Bucks East, Pa.) stopped four shots in relief for the Colonials.

Villanova 19, Delaware 10

’17 Corey McManus (Summit) and ’15 Connor Kirst (Delbarton/Lawrenceville) each posted hat tricks for the Wildcats, with McManus also grabbing two ground balls and Kirst adding an assist, as Villanova rocked the Blue Hens. ’18 Will Vitton (Summit) earned the win by stopping 13 shots. ’16 Brendan Quigley (Ridge) also tacked on a ground ball.

Virginia 15, Air Force 5

’17 Kyle Kology (Chatham) fueled a dominant defensive effort from the ‘Hoos with three caused turnovers and three ground balls.

Siena 12, NJIT 5

’17 Jack Kiernan (Ridgewood) racked up his second hat trick in a row with three goals to go along with two goals and two ground balls to get the Saints back in the win column.

Duke 16, Richmond 15
Duke 19, Furman 6

’16 Kevin Quigley (Ridge) helped the Blue Devils to a pair of wins with a ground ball against the Spiders before pairing a goal with an assist to go with a ground ball against the Paladins.

Georgetown 14, Mount St. Mary’s 7
Georgetown 13, Bellarmine 4

’17 Owen McElroy (Avon Old Farms) backstopped the Hoyas to a pair of wins with nine saves, three ground balls and a caused turnover against the Mount before following it up with 14 saves, two ground balls and a caused turnover against the Knights.

Lehigh 14, Navy 6

’18 Cole Kirst (Seton Hall Prep) bagged a pair of goals and added a ground ball to fuel the Mountain Hawks’ rout in their Patriot League opener. ’18 Pat McIlroy (Westfield) chipped in a ground ball in the win.

Holy Cross 9, Harvard 8
Army 12, Holy Cross 5

’18 Chris Conlin (Chatham) paced a stingy Crusaders’ defense against the Crimson with two caused turnovers and three ground balls before scooping up a ridiculous nine ground balls to go with caused turnovers against the Black Knights.

Stony Brook 14, Rutgers 13

’17 Zach Masessa (Montgomery) grabbed three ground balls and set up a goal for the Scarlet Knights.

Penn State 18, Penn 17 

’16 Drew Robshaw (Mendham) hammered home a pair of goals for the Quakers.

Princeton 18, Johns Hopkins 11

’17 Kyle Prouty (New Egypt) excelled at the faceoff X, winning 14 of 22 contests to go with four ground balls, and ’17 Jared Reinson (Montgomery) had a ground ball and a caused turnover for the Blue Jays. ’16 Owen Colwell (Westfield) added two ground balls.

Maryland 14, Notre Dame 9

’18 Griffin Westlin (Seton Hall Prep) put together a one-goal, one-assist, two-ground ball day for the Irish and ’17 Jake Moss (Pingry) set up a Notre Dame goal.

Saint Joseph’s 10, Monmouth 3

’17 Jack Anderson (Mendham) picked up a pair of ground balls and caused a turnover for Saint Joseph’s.

UMass 13, Yale 10

’17 Brian Tevlin (Seton Hall Prep) handed out a pair of assists to go with a ground ball and a caused turnover

Loyola 14, Lafayette 4

’17 Andrew Robbins (Ramapo) supplied half of the Leopards’ offense with a pair of goals, while ’18 Ryan Kirkwood (St. Peter’s Prep) racked up four ground balls and a caused turnover.

Boston University 13, Colgate 12

’18 Ryan Decker (Chatham) snared two ground balls for the Raiders.

Division III

Tufts 24, Colby 10 

’18 Mac Bredahl (Chatham) tossed out four assists to go with a goal, two ground balls and a caused turnover as the Jumbos rolled in their season opener.

Cabrini 16, Dickinson 5

’16 Matt Nestler (Chatham) denied a dozen rips sent his way and ’16 Kyle Myers (Johnson) caused a pair of turnovers and grabbed two ground balls as the Cavs cruised.

Amherst 16, Western New England 8

’19 Thomas Ehret (Lawrenceville) snapped home his first career goal to pace the Mammoths to their second win of the weekend.

Ursinus 12, Eastern 10

’16 Matt Auletti (Ridge) ripped home a goal for the Eagles.

Babson 12, Bates 11
Wesleyan 13, Bates 8

’18 John Farrell (Seton Hall Prep) picked up a ground ball against Babson and followed it up with two ground balls and a caused turnover.