Last Week: The Albertus Magnus College men's lacrosse team went 0-2 at home last week, dropping a non-conference contest versus Mitchell before losing to Rivier in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) play on Sunday. The Falcons enter the final week of the regular season with a 4-8 overall record and a 1-5 mark in conference play. In the setback versus the Mariners, junior Greg Buck scored six goals for the Falcons and added an assist. Over the weekend, four different Albertus Magnus players found the back of the net, highlighted by senior Paul Dombrowski scoring his first collegiate goal.
This Week: The Falcons close out the 2016 regular season with a pair of conference road games, traveling to face Mount Ida in midweek action before squaring off with Emmanuel over the weekend. Albertus Magnus still has a chance to qualify for the GNAC Tournament and will look to end the season strong.
Albertus Magnus (4-8, 1-5) at Mount Ida (7-8, 2-4)
Wednesday, April 27, at 6:00 pm
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Last Year Versus the Mustangs: Mount Ida scored a 21-13 win on the road against Albertus Magnus last spring. In the game, AMC goalkeeper Jack Kerner turned aside 18 shots in a losing effort. Buck led the charge for the Falcons with five goals and Justin Bennet chipped in two markers and an assist. Seven different Mustangs scored two or more goals in the victory.
Albertus Magnus at Emmanuel (7-8, 6-0)
Saturday, April 30, at 3:00 pm
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Last Season Against the Saints: Emmanuel topped Albertus Magnus, 20-9, in New Haven last April. Kerner made 24 saves in the setback for the Falcons. Adam Earl and Paul Mirmina each netted one goal apiece for the hosts in defeat. AMC was successful on just 10-of-33 clear attempts in the tilt and Emmanuel held a 65-22 advantage in shots.
- Buck was named to the GNAC Honor Roll after scoring six goals and adding an assist in a 13-8 loss versus Mitchell. Earlier this spring, he became the first player in program history to score 100 career goals.
- In the cage, Kerner is 3-8 with 13.07 goals-against average and a .564 save percentage while turning aside 163 shots. Freshman John Brunetti won his only career start this year and has amassed a 9.32 goals-against average and a .667 save percentage.
- Buck leads the team with 37 goals and 47 points. Sophomore Brennan Moore is second on the squad with 45 points thanks to a team-leading 18 assists. Bennet has score 31 tallies this season and has gone 121-of-223 in the face-off circle with 108 ground balls.
- Defensively, Earl leads the Falcons with 37 caused turnovers while junior Matt Mueller has added 23 and sophomore Jon Gravius has contributed 18.