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.