Emmitsburg, Md. (March 9, 2013)— Andrew Scalley set a new career high with 10 points on a career-best six goals to go with four assists as Mount St. Mary's had its highest offensive output of the season in a 16-7 win over Manhattan at Waldron Family Stadium. Scalley now ranks fifth on the Mount's career goals list with 117.
Cody Lehrer also recorded a hat trick for the Mount (3-4), while Brett Schmidt extended his nation-leading consecutive games with a goal streak to 35. The defense played its best statistical game, allowing a season-low seven goals. Mount goalkeeper Adam Borgogelli turned away 12 Manhattan (1-4) shots on the day.
Clinging to a 5-4 advantage with 7:45 left in the third quarter, the Mount reeled off 10 of the next 11 goals to put the game out of reach.
The Jaspers opened the scoring three minutes in and held a 1-0 edge until Lehrer and Scalley found the back of the net for a 2-1 lead for the home team.
The Mount's advantage grew to 4-1 in the second quarter thanks to goals from Scalley and Eric Ososki , who also recorded two assists on the day. The Jaspers and Mountaineers traded tallies the rest of the quarter as the Mount took a 5-2 lead into the locker room.
Manhattan's offense came alive at the beginning of the third quarter with goals from Andrew Hurst and Dan McGreevy, trimming the Mount's edge to 5-4 with 8:24 to go on the third quarter clock.
The Mountaineers seized control of the game with a 5-0 run that began with a Bryant Schmidt goal with 7:45 to go in the quarter and was capped by a goal from Lehrer with 1:28 left in the quarter. Scalley recorded three goals, including two in man-up situations during the stretch. Manhattan's Tyler Jarvis' late strike put the score at 10-5 in favor of the Mount entering the final 15 minutes of play.
The Mount scored five more goals in the first 9:27 of the fourth to take a 15-5 lead. Scalley and Brett Schmidt, Anthony Golden, Mark Burns, Daniel Stranix and Mark Hojnoski all scored fourth-quarter goals for the Mount.
Paul Moreau scored twice in the final quarter to lead the Jaspers.
As a team, the Mount set season highs for ground balls (29), shots (46) and shots on goal (25).
The Mount will look to make it two wins in a row when they host Georgetown at Waldron Family Stadium on Tuesday, March 12, at 7:00 p.m.
NOTES: Saturday was the fourth time this season the Mount has scored in double figures… The Mount improves to 3-1 at home this season.