SCORE: Wheaton 8 - Salve Regina 13
RECORDS: Wheaton (0-2, 0-0 NEWMAC) - Salve Regina (2-1)
LOCATION: Newport, R.I. (Toppa Field)
- Wheaton juniors Josh Talanian and Alex Stomberg both recorded hat-tricks for the Lyons. Victor Moitinho and CJ Leighton also ended the contest with goals for Wheaton.
- Salve Regina was led by six goals from Pat Leary, who also picked up an assist in the win.
- James Holston led all players with three caused turnovers, while Troy Sliney led the field with seven ground balls.
- Wheaton led throughout the first half, capturing the lead out of the gate with Stomberg's first goal of the game at the 11:18 mark. Wheaton ended up netting three more goals in the quarter, before scoring three more in the second quarter, taking a 7-5 lead into intermission.
- Talanian tacked on a goal in the third quarter, which was followed by back-to-back goals from the Seahawks. Trailing by one goal, Salve Regina managed to score six unanswered goals in the fourth quarter to pick up the win.
- Joey Mitchell and Chandler Miller split time in goal with Miller coming up with nine saves in the loss, while Mitchell made five. Matt D'Amore made 14 saves for Salve.
- Shots: Wheaton 34 / Salve Regina 53
- Ground Balls: Wheaton 32 / Salve Regina 34
- Clears: Wheaton 20-25 / Salve Regina 19-22
- Face-Offs: Wheaton 14-24 / Salve Regina 10-24
- Saves: Wheaton 14 / Salve Regina 14
UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Saturday, March 3 at 1 p.m. against Johnson & Wales on Diane C. Nordin '80 Field.