Kevin M. Neibauer LaxPhilly- A Division of the Edge of Philly Sports Network.
A mixed bag of goal scorers led Drexel to a victory.
LIU kicked off the scoring at 8:24 with Jake Gillis (2g) converting a set up from Richie Lacalandria for his 8th on the season.
Lacalandria (2g,2a) pushed it to 2-0 with just :15 on the clock.
Just twelve seconds in Tristan Plotts (1g) buried a Ryan Genord set up on the man advantage to trim the margin to 2-1.
3:37 later, Sean Donnelly (3g,1a) got it even at 2-2.
Donnelly would add another with help from Like Stansfield (1a) and Drexel would seize the lead.
Another extra strength goal, this one from Carter Begley made it a 4-2 Drexel advantage
Lacalandria and Blake Behlen (2g,2a) closed the half with a 4-4 score.
To The Third
LIU came out storming with Nick Colantonio (1g) hitting a power play marker followed by a Behlen tally at the 5:00 mark.
Drexel would get even with goals from, Aidan Coll (2g,2a), and Donnelly with his 9th to end the third with a 6-6 score.
Wind It Out
Genord setting up Coll, Genord and Max Semple (1g,1a) hitting rope that made it a 9-6 Dragons lead.
Gillis stopped the run on a man up goal with Genord and Will Snelders ,(1g) ending the scoring on the 10-8 game.
Ross Blumenthal had 20 saves for Drexel with Will Mark having 10 for LIU.
Justin Joseph went 14 for 21 from the “X” with 10 Ground Balls for LIU.
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.