Cardinals finish spring break with second straight win

Cardinals finish spring break with second straight win

ATLANTA, Ga. – CUA outscored Sewanee 5-0 in the third quarter en route to a 14-10 win over the Tigers on Sunday afternoon.  Chris Fuccillo and Cam Feldman tallied four goals apiece to lead the Cardinals (5-1), who have won their last three.  Pierce Leonard found the back of the net four times for Sewanee (1-4).

Along with Fuccillo and Feldman, Brendan Englert (2), Justin Schaufler (2), Tyler Catalani (1) and Jimmy Sinnott (1) scored goals for CUA.  Catalani and Tom Scotto handed out two assists apiece, while Fuccillo, Wes Huber and Sinnott registered one each.

The teams went back and forth in the first half, trading goals through the first 30 minutes.  CUA and Sewanee were tied at four after one quarter and knotted at six at halftime.

The Cardinals then scored five unanswered in the third to put some distance between themselves and the Tigers, but Sewanee made things interesting in the final 15 minutes, scoring four goals to CUA’s three to pull within four.  In the end though CUA was able to outlast its counterpart and earn win number-five.

CUA was credited with 45 shots in the game, while Sewanee registered 42.  Both goalkeepers got their fair share of work in, with CUA’s Sean McKenna stopping 16 shots and Sewanee’s Spencer Graves sending back 12.

Scotto won 19 of 27 face-offs for the Cardinals and led the team with 11 ground balls, while Ryan Doyle and Rob Ryan scooped up four GBs apiece. 

On Wednesday CUA remains on the road with a trip to York, Pa. to take on the Spartans.  Start time is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.