(Note: Keiser shows this as a regular season game, while PBA shows it as a scrimmage)
via Keiser press release/website
Score: No. 6 Keiser 13, Palm Beach Atlantic 11 Records: No. 6 Keiser (1-0), Palm Beach Atlantic (0-1) Multi-Purpose Field, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Seahawk men’s lacrosse began their season with a win tonight against NCAA Division II foe Palm Beach Atlantic. Keiser played a tough defensive game and was helped along the way by four goals from
. Vincent Cerasuolo
Keiser 5, PBA 2
Keiser struck first, with
providing the first KU goal of the season. Josten Ucros The Sailfish answered just a minute later, tying the game at 1-1.
KU countered after the ensuing faceoff, when
scored his first career goal. AJ Badik Palm Beach Atlantic would retie the game two minutes later.
The Seahawks ended the quarter with a flurry of goals, first with another
goal, and then Vincent Cerasuolo scored on a nifty play with an assist from Jack Gillen . Cole Stassi Freshman
scored his first career goal with 12 seconds to go in the quarter. Braeden Niemy
Keiser 7, PBA 3
Palm Beach Atlantic scored a goal with 14:18 still on the clock.
scored his second career goal with 7:57 left. AJ Badik
scored an unassisted goal with 6:32 left in the half. Stassi’s goal gave Keiser a five goal lead heading into the locker room. Cole Stassi
Keiser 10, PBA 7
The second half of the game started slower than the first, with both squads locking up defensively, and neither side able to gain an advantage.
Keiser was able to break the scoring drought with
second goal of the day. Jack Gillen’s Just a minute later,
scored his second goal of the day to put KU up 9-3. Braeden Niemy PBA began to chip away at Keiser’s lead, and scored three goals in four minutes.
Keiser went up 10-6 when
scored his first goal of the year. Trevor Hall The Sailfish cut the KU lead down to three with a goal with 0:34 remaining in the quarter.
Keiser 13, PBA 11
The fourth quarter began similarly to the third, with no goals scored in the first five minutes.
PBA got within two when Neil Calkin scored the third of his four goals with 10:27 left in the game.
scored two goals in 50 seconds, with assists coming from Vincent Cerasuolo and Cole Stassi . Trevor Hall After four scoreless minutes, Palm Beach Atlantic scored two goals in 40 seconds courtesy of Henry Sloyan.
scored his fourth goal of the day with 2:22 left in the game. Vincent Cerasuolo PBA had one last rally in the final minute, and scored a goal with 39 seconds remaining.
The Seahawk defense held firm, and Keiser began the season with a win.
was a force all game long, scoring four goals. Vincent Cerasuolo
recorded 13 saves, and was in the net for 60 minutes. Christian Tomei Two different Seahawk freshmen recorded two goals each (Badik/Niemy).
dominated faceoffs, going 22-26. Cam Provines
No. 6 Keiser Goals: Cerasuolo (4) Points: Cerasuolo (4) Assists: Stassi (3) Faceoffs: Provines (22-26) Ground Balls: Provines (13) Caused Turnovers: Gillen/Ellick (2) Saves: Tomei (13) Palm Beach Atlantic Goals: Calkin (4) Points: Calkin (4) Assists: Robertson (2) Faceoffs: McKoeun (2-10) Ground Balls: Sloyan/ Calkin/ Hunt/ Rowse (2) Caused Turnovers: Hunt (5) Saves: Lightsey (11)
Keiser will travel to Athens, Tennessee for a contest with AAC foe Tennessee Wesleyan. Opening faceoff is set for 1:00 p.m. ET.
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