Cabrini Continues Win Streak, 12-11

Kevin M. Neibauer
LaxPhilly- A Division of the Edge of Philly Sports Network.

The #13 Cabrini Cavaliers (5-2) welcomed Colorado College (2-6) to Edith Robb Stadium for mid-week matinee.

It was a homecoming for the Head Coach of Colorado College, Mike Horowitz.

Horowitz was a stand out net minder for Muhlenberg College before serving six seasons as Defensive Coach for St. Joseph’s University.

Horowitz also spent a summer playing box in a Philadelphia league.

Cabrini, who struggled with cohesion in the early part of the season, seem to have righted their ship.

The victory marks the third straight for the Cavaliers.

To the Game

With just 1:06 played, Anders Erickson (1g) gave the Tigers a 1-0 lead.

Bryan Rafferty (3g) followed by Tommy Vaughn (2g) gave Cabrini an edge with 9:38 fo play.

Karstan Nyarardi (1g) converted a Jack Haims pass to knot it up with Reed Weinberg (1g) ending the first with Colorado College in front, 3-2.

Second

Vaughn and Dillon McManus (3g,2a) ten seconds apart, put Cabrini in front, 4-3.

Dylan Brown (4g) tied it for the third time, 4-4.

McManus and Jack Haims (1g, 2a) for the Tigers, got it to another deadlock

The back and forth continued with McManus and Declan Maguire (2g) also exchanging net benders to close the half…stop me if you heard this….deadlocked at 6.

To the Third

Brown and Wyatt Haney (1g) followed the pattern. Austin Bolton (2g) hit rope twice, first at 9:13 and the second at 8:25 giving Drexel the edge.

You know where this is leading…

With :05 on the clock, Haims played set up for Brown to end the end with the seventh tie, 9-9..

Who Wants It?

Cabrini finally gained some momentum with Mikey Vanaman (1g,2a) at 13:38 and a pair from Rafferty. The first at 6:25 and the second at 5:03.

Brown and Maguire countered but, that’s all the Tigers could get done.

Stats:

• Shots were 45 Cabrini to 33 for CC.

• Shots on had a 30-25 advantage for Cabrini.

• Turnovers went 17-16 the Cabrini way.

• Cabrini won the ground ball battle, 30-28.

• Faceoffs had a 19-6 Cabrini advantage with Jake Huey winning 19 of 26 with 10 Ground balls.

Kevin Neibauer
Kevin Neibauer

Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.

Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.

A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.

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