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Florida Alums Dominate as #1 Keiser Men Crush Tennessee Wesleyan 26-5

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Palm Beach Central’s Ryan Rundle 8G/2A, Oxbridge’s Vincent Cerasuolo and Lake Nona’s AJ Badik with 3G/3A each in rout

via Keiser press release/website


Rundle Scores Eight As Men’s Lacrosse Dispatches TWU

Game Information
No. 1 Keiser Seahawks 26, (RV) Tennessee Wesleyan 5
Multipurpose Field (West Palm Beach, Fla.)
Records: Keiser 5-0 (2-0) | Tennessee Wesleyan 1-3 (0-1)

Keiser men’s lacrosse won their third conference game of the season tonight with a dominating win over Tennessee Wesleyan, riding their attacking group en route to a 26 goal performance. Ryan Rundle scored the second most goals in a game (8) in Keiser history, and Vincent Cerasuolo scored his 100th career point. 

First Quarter
Keiser 6, TWU 1

  • Ryan Rundle scored the first of his many goals with 13:21 showing on the clock. AJ Badik provided the assist.
  • The Bulldogs tied it up 80 seconds later.
  • With 10:14 on the board, JP Prather scored a goal that gave Keiser a lead it would hold for the remainder of the game. 
  • Three minutes later, Braeden Niemy linked up with Marek Albiero for a goal. 
  • With 2:34 remaining in the quarter, Rundle scored with a Niemy assist. 
  • With just :18 on the clock, Rundle scored unassisted.
  • Chris Rayburn quickly won the ensuing faceoff, and Vincent Cerasuolo scored with a Gavin Gifford assist with just three seconds to go in the quarter. 

Second Quarter
Keiser 15, TWU 4

  • Just six seconds into the quarter, Cerasuolo scored with a Rayburn assist.
  • Forty seconds after that, Prather scored his second goal of the day with a Badik assist. 
  • With 12:54 on the clock, Rundle scored again. 
  • TWU scored with 12:13 showing. 
  • Cerasuolo scored with a James MacGilvray assist three minutes later.
  • Badik scored unassisted with 7:30 on the clock. 
  • Forty seconds later, MacGilvray got a goal of his own with a Ryan Rundle assist. 
  • With 5:27 on the clock, Rundle scored with a Cerasuolo assist.
  • Three minutes later, Badik scored with a Niemy assist.
  • After a TWU goal, Chris Rayburn took the faceoff all the way for an unassisted goal. 
  • The final goal of the half was scored by the Bulldogs with just :04 on the board.
Third Quarter

Keiser 20, TWU 5

  • AJ Badik completed a hat trick with 13:19 on the clock. JP Prather provided the assist. 
  • With 11:26 left in the quarter Marek Albiero hit the net unassisted. 
  • Rundle scored with a Badik assist with 10:11 on the clock.
  • Braeden Niemy and Ryan Rundle would add goals for KU as they closed out the quarter with a 20-5 lead. 
Fourth Quarter

Keiser 26, TWU5

  • Ryan Rundle scored yet again with 14:29 remaining in the game.
  • With 12:20 showing Matt Sheehy scored unassisted. 
  • Donovan Barnshaw scored with 9:33 to go. 
  • Barnshaw assisted MacGilvray on a goal with 5:25 remaining. 
  • Sheehy scored again with a Zach Crotwell assist with 3:54 to go in the game.
  • The last KU goal was scored by Barnshaw with 1:28 left in the matchup.
KU Highlights
  • Keiser outshot TWU 65-20. 
  • KU caused 19 Bulldog turnovers.  
  • Chris Rayburn went 13-21 on faceoffs. 
  • Jackso Marshall caused a school record six turnovers.
  • The Seahawks were 21-23 on clears. 
  • Keiser picked up 46 groundballs.
  • The Seahawks have now won eleven consecutive games. 
  • Tonight’s goal total (26) is tied for the second most in Keiser history. 
  • The Seahawks set a school record for assists (19) in a game.

Team Leaders
No. 1 Keiser
Goals: Rundle (8)
Points: Rundle (10)
Assists: Cerasuolo / Badik (3)
Faceoffs: Rayburn (13-21)
Ground Balls: Rayburn (8)
Caused Turnovers: Marshall (6)
Saves: Boyer (7)

Goals: Moore (2)
Points: Moore / Holekamp (2)
Assists: Holekamp / Moceri (1)
Faceoffs: Moore (14-29)
Ground Balls: Moore (9)
Caused Turnovers: Piper / Christian (2)
Saves: Moceri (7)

Up Next

Keiser will travel to Williamsburg, Ky. to face the No. 4 University of the Cumberlands Patriots in a key AAC showdown. Opening faceoff is set for 7:00 p.m. next Saturday. 

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