Eagles Surrender Decision to Roos

Eagles Surrender Decision to Roos

CANTON, N.Y. – Dante Coco posted three goals and five assists and Trenton Yule added four goals and two assists as the SUNY Canton men's lacrosse team earned a 22-2 win over Green Mountain College on Saturday afternoon at SUNY Canton Turf Field. 

The Roos (1-1) jumped out to a 6-0 lead after the first quarter and took a 14-0 lead into the halftime intermission. The Eagles (0-2) got on the board twice after halftime but Canton cruised to the easy victory. 

Jake Sutton also chipped in four goals for the Roos, while Andrew Garrett tallied three goals. Jason Monplaisir (2-1-3) and Josh Yelvington (1-2-3) added three points apiece, while Brandon Schmidt and Sonny White also scored their first collegiate goals. 

Brandon Rodee led all players with 11 ground balls, while Coco and Dobbs added seven apiece. Kyle Smith and Schmidt tallied a game-high three caused turnovers. 

Kody Kocsis stopped the only shot he faced in the first half to earn the win. Brennan Bueno (3) and Justin LaDuke (1) combined for four second-half saves while allowing one goal each. 

Chris Surdam (Plymouth, Mass.) and Will Durant (Plymouth, Mass.) scored for the Eagles with Durant also picking up a team-high seven groundballs. Brandon Bellissimo (Chicago, Ill.) contributed five groundballs along with a pair of caused turnovers.

Matt Sonntag (Pompton Plains, N.J.) made 17 saves in the start while Chelsea Wimble (Colchester, Vt.) made one stop in the fourth quarter in her season debut. 

The men's lacrosse team is back in action on Wednesday when it visits SUNY Delhi at 4 p.m.