Moravian Shoots Past Saint Joseph's, 13-4

Moravian Shoots Past Saint Joseph's, 13-4

DAVENPORT, Fla. – Moravian College (3-0) defeated Saint Joseph's College (1-2), 13-4, in a non-conference men's lacrosse game at Northeast Regional Park on Monday afternoon. The game is the first of two the Monks will play in Florida during the team's spring break trip.


Moravian opened the contest with five unanswered goals before Saint Joseph's senior Michael Finn (Quincy, Mass.) scored off a Devin Linscott (Nashua, N.H.) pass with 10:04 left in the second quarter.

Sophomore Shane Puleo (Nashua, N.H.) and freshman Troy Bottari (Nashua, N.H.) both scored in a manner of 75 seconds midway through the third quarter to make it a 9-3 game, but the Greyhounds outscored the Monks by a 4-1 margin during the remainder of play to clinch the nine-goal triumph.


Moravian held the lead in shots (42-31) ground balls (52-22) and face-off wins (13-7) in the win.


Saint Joseph's sophomore Logan Skinner (Irving, Texas) made 13 saves with six ground balls in 45 minutes of work while freshman Michael Janocha (Southampton, Mass.) turned away a pair of shots in 15 minutes of work.

Moravian netminder Kurt Dick registered 13 saves in the victory.


  • Bottari netted a pair of goals
  • Sophomore Zack Hamilton (Pepperell, Mass.) posted eight shots with three ground balls
  • Junior Shane Fors (Kalamazoo, Mich.) picked up five ground balls and was 7-19 on face-off attempts


  • Mark Laratta netted five goals with two assists and three ground balls
  • Cade Siddron scored four times with a pair of assists and six ground balls
  • Jack Gozzard added two goals and an assist
  • Jimmy Shicke picked up a game-high eight ground balls


Saint Joseph's will face off against Wentworth Institute on Wednesday at 3:00 PM.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at