Men's Lacrosse

2017 record: 3-12; GNAC 0-8 / All-GNAC Players in Program History: 4

Men's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Mount Ida and Lasell

Men's Lacrosse Weekly Preview: Mount Ida and Lasell

Albertus Magnus College 
Men's Lacrosse Weekly Preview


Albertus Magnus College (3-5, 0-1)
vs.
Mount Ida (5-3, 0-0)
April 4 • 4 p.m. • New Haven, Conn.
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Albertus Magnus College (3-5, 0-1)
at
Lasell (3-2, 0-0)

April 8 • 2:30 p.m. • Newton, Mass.
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A NEW WEEK
The Albertus Magnus College men's lacrosse team returns to action this week as the Falcons host Mount Ida College on Tuesday evening before traveling to Newton, Mass. on Saturday to face Lasell College.

ALL-TIME VS. MOUNT IDA
Mount Ida holds a 3-0 advantage over Albertus Magnus in the all-time series.

LAST SEASON VS. MOUNT IDA
FINAL SCORE: Mound Ida 25 | Albertus Magnus 4 RECAP/BOX SCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Attack Paul Mirmina (Milford, Conn.) scored three of the Falcon's four goals and classmate Brennan Moore (Meriden, Conn.) chipped in one marker and one helper. In the face-off circle, AMC midfielder Justin Bennet (Fairfield, Conn.) won 17-of-31 and added eight ground balls.

ALL-TIME VS. LASELL
Lasell leads the all-time series over Albertus Magnus, 3-0.

LAST SEASON VS. LASELL
FINAL SCORE: Lasell 18 | Albertus Magnus 3 RECAP/BOX SCORE
HIGHLIGHT: Three different Albertus Magnus players scored in the game with both Justin Bennet (Fairfield, Conn.) and Brennan Moore (Meriden, Conn.) registering one goal and one assist apiece. Attack Greg Buck (Berlin, Conn.) also found the back of the net for the hosts.

FRIDAY RECAP
FINAL SCORE:
Saint Joseph's (Me) 17 | Albertus Magnus 11 RECAP/BOX SCORE
TEAM RECORDS:
Albertus Magnus (3-5, 0-1) | Saint Joseph's (Me.) (3-4, 1-0)
HIGHLIGHT:
Junior Jack Kerner (Merrick, N.Y.) led the offensive charge with a team-high four goals while Greg Buck (Berlin, Conn.) and May chimed in with two goals and an assist apiece.

KEY CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jack Kerner – Against Mt. St. Vincent, Kerner collected his 500th career save as the goalkeeper stopped 17 shots on goal. Also, against Wheelock, Kerner netted his first collegiate goal as well as collected an assist.
  • Justin Bennet – At Mass. Maritime, Bennet tallied his 100th career point as a Falcon after scoring two goals and an assist.
  • Brennan Moore – Against Wheelock, Moore recorded his 100th career point as a Falcon after collecting two goals and two assists.
  • Jack Kerner - Against St. Joseph's (Me.), Kerner collected a career-high four goals.

GOAL LEADERS

  1. Greg Buck – 23
  2. James May – 19
  3. Justin Bennet – 16
  4. Brennan Moore – 13
  5. Austin Kozak –  7

ASSIST LEADERS

  1. Greg Buck – 13
  2. Justin Bennet – 10
  3. Austin Kozak – 10
  4. Brennan Moore – 10
  5. James May – 10

GOALKEEPER

  1. Jack Kerner: 69 GA | 12.20 GAA | 88 SV | 2 W | 3 L | 56.1 SV% | 40.0% WIN%
  2. John Brunetti: 29 GA | 11.84 GAA | 31 SV | 1 W | 1 L | 51.7 SV% | 50.0% WIN%



IN SEASON OPENERS
The Falcons picked up the program's first season-opener win last week against Daniel Webster. The Falcons are now 1-3 in season-openers.

WELCOME BACK
Albertus Magnus has nine student-athletes returning from last year's team.

FALCONS PICKED EIGHTH IN PRESEASON POLL
The Albertus Magnus College men's lacrosse team was picked to finish eighth in the 2017 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Preseason Poll. 

LAST YEAR RECAP

  • The Falcons finished the 2015-16 season with a 4-10 overall record and finished eighth in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) with a 1-7 mark.
  • Head Coach Darryl Delia set a new school record with four wins as he led Albertus to victories against Anna Maria, Wheelock, Emerson and Mount St. Vincent.

LAST SEASON STANDOUTS

  • Adam Earl (Hamden, Conn.) ended his stellar career on a high note with a new single-season program record 40 caused turnovers. Earl is also the school's all-time leader in caused turnovers with 78 and he is ranked second all-time with 150 ground balls.
  • Brennan Moore (Meriden, Conn.) currently ranks third in school history in points with 93 and is 15 assists away from setting a new school record.
  • Greg Buck (Berlin, Conn.) re-wrote the record books last spring, becoming the program's all-time leader in goals, points, shots and shots per game.
  • Justin Bennet (Fairfield, Conn.) was a two-way threat for the Falcons, scoring 31 goals, causing 12 turnovers and grabbing a program-record 120 ground balls. Bennet also went 146-273 on face-offs last year to now sit atop the school records in ground balls, face-offs won and face-off percentage. He enters his final season in New Haven nine points shy of 100 for his career.

AWARD WINNERS

  • Greg Buck (Berlin, Conn.) earned All- GNAC distinction and classmate Justin Bennet (Fairfield, Conn.) represented Albertus Magnus on the GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
  • Buck earned third team honors for the Falcons after scoring 38 markers and adding 10 assists for 48 points, while Bennet had another quality year for AMC, scoring 31 goals and finishing third on the team with 44 points.
  • Bennet was tabbed as the GNAC Player of the Week on March 14 and sophomore netminder Jack Kerner (Merrick, N.Y.) was twice named the GNAC Goalkeeper of the Week.

UP NEXT
The Falcons return to action next week against Norwich.