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Denver Athletics | May 3, 2015

Denver takes Big East for second year in a row

  Connor Cannizzaro tallied eight points on five goals and three assists to lead the Pioneers.

VILLANOVA, Pa. -- Sophomore Tewaaraton nominee Connor Cannizzaro tallied eight points on five goals and three assists, and freshman Tewaaraton nominee Trevor Baptiste won 19-of-24 faceoffs to lead Denver to a 16-8 win against Georgetown in the Big East Final on Saturday night at Villanova Stadium.

DENVER 16, GEORGETOWN 8

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With his 19 faceoff wins, Baptiste set the NCAA record for single-season faceoff wins (259) by a freshman. 

Tewaaraton nominee Wesley Berg added another five point performance, matching his four goals and one assist tally from Thursday night. Erik Adamson had his second hat trick of the weekend. 

Senior Sean Cannizzaro and junior midfielder Colin Woolford added two goals apiece, and Woolford added a helper for a career high three points on Saturday. Sophomore Tyler Pace  added two assists today to his five from Thursday to finish the weekend with seven.

Senior goalkeeper Ryan LaPlante had a five-save fourth quarter for the second-game in a row to finish with seven in the final.