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Le Moyne Athletics | March 29, 2014

No. 1 Le Moyne uses 14-0 run to defeat Saint Anselm, 18-5

  Andrew Chadderdon has 11 goals and 13 assists this season.

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Senior midfielder Andrew Chadderdon tallied a career-high seven points on five goals and two assists as top-ranked Le Moyne College cruised to an 18-5 win against Saint Anselm College on Saturday in Northeast-10 Conference play.

Saint Anselm took a pair of one-goal leads in the opening eight minutes before the Dolphins rattled off 14 consecutive goals. The Hawks got on the scoreboard with 8:45 remaining in the first quarter as Geoff Kennedy scored off a pass from James Peters. Just 15 seconds after junior attackman Kevin Kelly tied the score off a feed from Chadderdon, Mark Vitello found the back of the net with 7:02 left to give the Hawks a 2-1 lead.

Chadderdon and sophomore attackman Mike Jenkins, who finished the game with his second consecutive six-point performance, combined for four goals over the final 6:03 of the quarter. In an extra-man situation, Chadderdon knotted the score at two after receiving a pass from Jenkins with 6:03 remaining. He then netted an unassisted goal two minutes later to give the Dolphins their first lead.

Chadderdon made the score 4-2 with another man-up goal with 3:21 remaining. Jenkins closed out the stanza with his 13th goal of the campaign with 13 seconds left after taking a feed from Chadderdon in an extra-man opportunity.

The Dolphins blew the game open with eight unanswered goals in the second quarter. Senior attackman Chris Button started the scoring at the 13:42 mark off a pass from senior midfielder Kam Bumpus. Freshman midfielder Brian Rogers gave the Dolphins a five-goal lead with 11:59 remaining with an unassisted tally, while Chadderdon registered his fourth marker of the contest with 9:19 left. Kelly and Jenkins then combined for a pair of goals in a span of eight seconds. After Kelly finished off a feed from Jenkins with 7:55 remaining, junior long-stick midfielder Mike Chambers picked up the ball on the ensuing faceoff and fed Kelly, who flipped the ball to Jenkins for his 14th goal of the season. Just one minute later, Button found the back of the net for the 20t time this year after taking a pass from junior Brett Axelson. Button completed his hat trick with 5:09 remaining after receiving a feed from freshman attackman Alex O'Brien. Junior midfielder Chris Breiner closed out the scoring in the first half with an unassisted goal with 1:34 left.

The Dolphins scored twice in span of 41 seconds midway through the third quarter to extend their run to 14 consecutive goals. Kelly scored the first goal 11 seconds into a two-minute non-releasable penalty off a pass from Jenkins, while Chadderdon netted his career high-tying fifth goal of the day off a pass from senior defenseman John Arcangelo with 9:22 remaining.

Saint Anselm ended its scoring drought of 31:16 on an unassisted goal by Kennedy with 5:46 remaining in the third quarter.

Button answered back 75 seconds later with his fourth goal of the game after taking a pass from Jenkins.

Senior midfielder Bryan Lawson gave the Dolphins their largest lead of the game with an unassisted goal with 13:32 left in the fourth quarter.

The Hawks took advantage of a two-minute non-releasable penalty on the Dolphins to score a pair of goals. Jake Mallinson scored the first with 6:11 left, while feeding Ryan Mee for a goal 30 seconds later.

Lawson ended the game's scoring with 44 seconds left off a pass from Axelson.

Junior goalkeeper Pat Brothers registered three saves (against two goals) in 30 minutes of action to earn his fourth win between the pipes. Junior Ben Romagnoli recorded nine saves (against two goals) in 23:49, while sophomore Tim Birchler made two saves (against one goal) in 6:11 in his Le Moyne debut. James O'Neill suffered the loss for the Hawks after making eight saves (against 17 goals) in 50:25.