Marist Pulled Away with Win

The Marist Red Foxs (2-0, 1-0 MAAC) took on the Quinnipiac Bobcats (4-3, 1-2 MAAC) in a game that started off close before Marist pulled away, 14-9.

Jason Intermesoli (2g,1a) put Marist up with just :47 played. The Bobcats countered when Will Abbott (1g), followed by Dylan Donnery (1g,1a) and Matt Dilella (1g) made it a 3-1 game with 6:27 on the clock. Vito Musso (2g), Jojo Pirecca (3g,2a), and Hunter Embury (2g) in a span of 2:04 pushed Marist back in front, 4-3. Steven Germain (2g) closed the quarter with a 4-4 score.

The second stanza was all Marist with Pirecca picking up his 3rd of the year, Pirecca setting up Joe Tierney (1g,2a) on the advantage, Jamison Embury (2g,1a) and Pirecca getting the assist another Musso goal to close the half at 8-4. After an 18:10 goal less strong, Jake Tellers (2g) ended the run to close it to a three-goal difference.

Germaine complimented the goal to get it 8-6 and Hunter Embury notching his 4th to close the low scoring third quarter with Marist holding a 9-6 advantage. Jamison Embury and Pirecca got it to 11-6. After another lengthy scoreless streak of 15:22, John DeLucia (1g) gave the Bobcats life. Musso and Tellers exchanged marker but Intermesoli and Anthony Filippetti (1g) snuffed out the hope.
Trey Gehen with :28 scoring ended the scoring for the day, 14-9.

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Shots were close with the Bobcats taking 50 to Marist’s 46. On Goal was Marist with 29 to 23. Ground Balls went 39-22 the Quinnipiac way as did face-offs at 19-8. Marist pulled away with the win.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.