#10 Sea Gulls Fly Past Shoremen, 23-5

Allen Scores Twice in Loss for Shoremen

CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- 10th-ranked Salisbury University scored three goals in the first 2:15 of the game and never looked back en route to a 23-5 win over host Washington College today in the annual "War on the Shore" rivalry men's lacrosse game for the Charles B. Clark Cup. The Sea Gulls improved to 13-4 with the win, while the Shoremen dropped to 5-8 with the loss.

Nathan Blondino scored off a Davis Anderson assist 1:11 into the game for Salisbury. Mike Kane followed with a goal 2:05 in and then Andrew Ternahan scored just 10 seconds later for the quick 3-0 lead. Salisbury led, 5-1, after one quarter, 10-2, at halftime, and, 14-3, after three quarters before scoring nine times in the final period.

Carson Kalama led the Sea Gulls' offense with four goals and one assist in the game. Sean Fitzgerald and James Burton each had three goals and one assist, while Blondino had two goals and two assists. Garrett Reynolds had three goals, while Thomas Cirillo chalked up three assists. Christian Ottenritte and Jake Rotman found the back of the net twice each. Connor Anderson played the first 45:48 in goal for Salisbury and allowed just three goals while making 10 saves.

Sophomore midfielder Matt Allen (Wrentham, Mass./Bishop Feehan) scored twice for the Shoremen in the loss. Freshman attackman Tyler Powers (Duxbury, Mass./Duxbury) added one goal and one assist.

Salisbury held a 49-31 advantage in shots in the game and a 38-25 edge in ground balls.

The Shoremen return to action Wednesday with a 7:00 p.m. Centennial Conference game at Swarthmore.