Flood and Katz Lead Pioneers to 13-6 Win Over Presbyterian
Feb. 21, 2010
FAIRFIELD, CT (February 21, 2010) - Senior attacks Jon Flood (Hauppauge, NY) and Timmy Katz (Freeport, NY) poured in four goals apiece in a 13-6 win over Presbyterian on Campus Field Sunday afternoon. The win was the first of the season for the Pioneers, as the improved to 1-1, while the Blue Hose dropped what was their season opener.
Sophomore Chris Casey (Duxbury, MA) netted the first goal of the game for SHU, 4:10 into the first quarter. Katz, assisted by Flood, followed 32 seconds later with his first of four goals. PC sophomore Patrick Foy connected on a man-up opportunity to cut the Pioneer lead to one, but Flood answered back with two goals of his own.
All four goals by Katz were scored in the first half, including his fourth with 0.7 seconds remaining in play. For the game he would also finish with a pair of assists.
Senior attack Evan Morgan (Ashburn, VA) collected four assists for the Pioneers, while also finding the back of the net once. Flood also added one assist to go with his four scores.
Junior attack Devin Pinkston provided much of the Presbyterian offense with two goals and an assist. Freshman Tyler Melnyk added one goal and one assist.
Sacred Heart held a 48-36 advantage in shots. Both teams were successful twice on six extra-man opportunities.
Senior goalie Tom Trgo (N. Merrick, NY) stopped 16 shots in between the pipes for SHU. In net for the Blue Hose, junior Jon Athens also made 16 saves.
The Pioneers are back in action next Saturday as they host former Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference foe Marist at 1:00 pm.