Kevin M. Neibauer
LaxPhilly- A Division of the Edge of Philly Sports Network.
The St.Joe’s Hawks improve to 3-1 with commanding 15-8 defeat of Providence (3-3), 15-8.
Matt Bohmer led the way with a six point game with Tucker Brown adding four.
Let’s Get Started
Providence came out with a lot of energy and converted that to a quick 2-0 lead.
At 14:03, Evan McGreen set up Matt Grillo (3g) for his 15th.
Michael Chabra (2g) increased it to 2-0 at 11:24.
St.Joe’s FOGO, Zach Cole,(1g) won the draw clean and took it to the house to cut it to a 2-1 contest.
Levi Anderson (2g,2a), Austin Strazzula (2g,1) off a Teo Domic feed (1a) followed by Matt Popeck (1g,2a) converting a Matt Bohmer pass, made it a 4-2 St. Joe’s lead.
Grillo set up up Chabra for a man advantage goal with 1:39 remaining
Carter Page (3g) from Tucker Brown and Brown (1g,3a) closed the first with the Hawks soaring, 6-4.
St. Joe’s continued the onslaught fueled by,
Matt Bohmer (3g,3a), Strazzula hitting Bohmer with a slick pass on the advantage, and Levi Anderson to make it a five goal game, 9-4.
Grillo stopped the deluge but, Page hit at 3:22 and again with just :27 on the clock.
At the half it was 11-5 in favor of the Hawks.
Strazzula added to the lead with less than a minute played
McGreen (2g,2a) and Ryan Bell (1g,1a) tried to right the Providence ship but, Page ended the third at 13-7.
To the End
Mac McLaughlin (1g, 1a) made it 14-7 with nearly 13:00 to play.
Brown went back to work with Bohmer reaping the benefit.
Bell assisted on a McGreen advantage goal to end the 15-8 St. Joe’s win
Did and Dat
• Shots favored St. Joe’s, 47-34 with the Hawks putting 30 on net with Providence 18.
• Zach Cole continues his dominance with his 23 of 27 from the ‘X’ while scoring his first goal of the season and snagging 18 loose balls.
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.