UNION—SUNY Cortland’s Mike Tota (Webster, N.Y.) scored four goals and Chris DeLuca (Sayville, N.Y.) had three goals and added one assist to lead the Red Dragons to a 16-1 victory over Kean University’s men’s lacrosse team on Wednesday evening. With the win, Cortland improves to 2-2, while the Cougars even their record at 3-3.
The Red Dragons opened up a 3-0 first quarter outshooting Kean, 11-1 in the stanza. Cortland took control of the game in the second quarter as they tallied seven more goals. The defending national champions increased their lead to 14-0 in the third period before the Cougars would get on the board.
Anthony Bertucci (Edison) took a nice feed from CJ Gannon (Morris Plains). However, that would be a close as they would get as Cortland would score the last two goals of the game in the fourth quarter.
For the Red Dragons, Brandon Misiaszak (New Hartford, N.Y.) and Tom Burke (Massapequa, N.Y.) each added two goals apiece.
Cortland out shot Kean 45-14 in the win and the Red Dragons also won 17-of-21 face off’s. Cougar goalie John Gesumaria (Cranford) made 14 saves in the loss.
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