CUA falls to No. 6 Washington College on the road

CUA falls to No. 6 Washington College on the road

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – CUA had its hands full with No. 6 Washington College (5-0) on Tuesday evening, falling to the Shoremen 18-3.  Cam Feldman scored twice and Nathan Chan once for the Cardinals (3-5), who saw their two-game win streak come to an end. Stephen Luck led Washington College with three scores.

The Shoremen got on the board only 33 seconds into the game, when Matt Lewis found the back of the net.

CUA hung tough with the nation’s sixth ranked team, holding WC to only two more scores in the opening quarter.

Bennett Cord’s goal a little over three minutes into the 2nd put the Shoremen in front by four, and a quick 4-0 run minutes later doubled the deficit for CUA.

After leading by nine at halftime, Washinton College added four more goals early in the 3rd to go in front 13-0.

Chan got the Cards on the board for the first time at the 9:10 mark of the quarter, tallying his sixth goal of 2013.

CUA’s second goal came from Feldman with 12:03 to play in the game, with Walter Hickey picking up the assist.

Feldman then added another score with 6:31 on the clock to complete the scoring for both teams.

Hickey and Ryan McDonough shared top honors with three ground balls apiece for CUA, while Mark Destro and Mike Frey caused two turnovers each.

Destro also played 12 minutes in goal, splitting time with Kevin Cardillo in the second half. Cardillo stopped four shots, while starter Harrison Holak sent back 11 shots in the opening 30 minutes.

On Saturday, CUA heads to Kings Point, N.Y., to face Merchant Marine Academy in the Landmark Conference opener. Start time is set for 1:30 p.m.