#6 Keiser Men’s Lacrosse Handles #7 Siena Heights
via Keiser press release/website
No. 6 Keiser Seahawks , No. 7 Siena Heights Saints
Ken White Field (Waleska, Ga.)
Keiser 8-0, 3-0 AAC | Siena Heights 0-2, 0-0 WHAC
Keiser men’s lacrosse took down the No. 7 team in the nation today, 24 hours after taking down the No. 2 team. Vincent Cerasuolo scored four goals, and the Seahawks outshot the Saints 47 to 31.
Keiser 4, Siena Heights 2
- The Saints were the first to score, and picked up a goal two minutes into the game.
- After eight scoreless minutes, Braeden Niemy tapped in a goal.
- Siena Heights won the ensuing faceoff and took the lead with a goal.
- Two minutes later, Vincent Cerasuolo tied the game back up.
- Two minutes after that, Michael Shephard scored with a Cerasuolo assist.
- Cerasuolo scored again with :29 seconds on the clock.
Keiser 9, Siena Heights 3
- The Saints scored the first goal of the quarter with 13:36 on the clock.
- Keiser answered back 50 seconds later with an Ashton Harris goal.
- After seven minutes of defensive deadlock, AJ Badik scored on a man-up opportunity.
- Just 20 seconds later, Cole Stassi scored with an assist from Jalen Parker.
- A minute later, Michael Shephard scored his second goal of the day.
- Vincent Cerasuolo scored with an AJ Badik assist with :08 on the clock to give KU a six goal halftime lead.
Keiser 12, Siena Heights 6
- Josten Ucros scored the first goal of the half in the quickest possible way, with 14:59 on the clock.
- Vincent Cerasuolo scored his fourth goal of the day with 12:25, with a Cole Stassi assist.
- Siena Heights got back on the scoreboard with a goal three minutes later, and another goal 44 seconds after that.
- AJ Badik scored his second goal of the game with 3:38 showing on the clock.
- Siena Heights took control of the ensuing faceoff and scored a goal to put KU’s lead at six going into the final frame.
Keiser 13, Siena Heights 7
- AJ Badik completed a hat trick just 44 seconds into the 4th quarter, with an assist from Josten Ucros.
- With 10:30 on the clock, Siena Heights scored the final goal of the game.
- The Seahawks took five unsuccessful shots on goal, but the KU defense held its ground for the remainder of the game, and Keiser remained undefeated in 2023.
- Vincent Cerasuolo scored four goals, and five total points.
- Christian Tomei (8-0) remained unbeaten and recorded 11 saves. (.611 save percentage)
- Cam Provines went 14-23 on faceoffs. This was Provines’ third straight game with 14 successful faceoffs.
No. 6 Keiser
Goals: Cerasuolo (4)
Points: Cerasuolo (5)
Assists: Stassi (3)
Faceoffs: Provines (14-23)
Ground Balls: Provines (5)
Caused Turnovers: Five Players (1)
Saves: Tomei (11)
No. 7 Siena Heights
Goals: Hudnut (2)
Points: Hudnut/Csizmadia (2)
Assists: Csizmadia/Gallaher (1)
Faceoffs: Robison (9-22)
Ground Balls: McGrath (5)
Caused Turnovers: Seven Players (1)
Saves: Moske (17)
Keiser will face No. 7 SCAD-Savannah this Friday at 1:00 p.m.
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