Clark Thumps Maine Maritime
WORCESTER, Mass. – Jeffrey Wasson scored six goals and tacked on an assist to lead Clark University in a 15-3 thumping of Maine Maritime Academy. The Cougars (3-2) ripped open a 7-0 lead before the Mariners (0-3) finally got on the scoreboard.
Wasson scored in each quarter and accounted for two of Clark's four extra-man goals in the contest. He tallied his last marker on the extra man with 3:06 left in the game. It was the fourth time Clark cashed in on one of the Mariners' eight penalties. Wasson was one of four multiple goal scorers for Clark. Nick Figliola scored four goals, while Chris Johnson and Graham Werner each scored a pair.
Maine Maritime saw three different players score. Andrew DiSalvo (Glastonbury, Conn.) got MMA on the board with an extra-man goal midway through the second quarter. He assisted Tom Houle's (Manchester, N.H.) goal in the third quarter. Brian Corain (Berwick, Maine) scored an EMO goal in the fourth quarter to round out the Mariners' offense.
Clark dominated possession controlling 17-of-21 faceoffs and doubling up and then some with a 44-21 advantage in ground balls. The ball control resulted in a 38-17 advantage in shots. Gavin Cote (Arundel, Maine) turned away 11 of Clark's advances.
The Mariners open North Atlantic Conference play when they host New England College on Saturday.
Maine Maritime (0-3) vs. Clark University (3-2)
SCORE BY PERIOD 1 2 3 4 Tot
Maine Maritime...... 0 1 1 1 - 3
Clark University.... 5 5 4 1 - 15
Maine Maritime SCORING: GOALS: Andrew DiSalvo 1; Brian Corain 1; Tom Houle 1.
ASSISTS: Andrew DiSalvo 1; Alex Hermes 1.
Clark University SCORING: GOALS: Jeffrey Wasson 6; Nick Figliola 4; Chris Johnson 2; Graham Werner 2; Jonah Bass 1.
ASSISTS: Phil Winslow 5; Jonah Bass 2; Chris Johnson 2; Jeffrey Wasson 1; Graham Werner 1.
GOALIES - MMA: Gavin Cote 0-3 (60:00 minutes, 26 shots-11 saves, 15 GA); CLK: Andrew DeVito (45:00, 4-2, 2) , Kevin Ranta (15:00, 6-5, 1).
SHOTS - Maine Maritime 17; Clark University 38.
SHOTS ON GOAL - Maine Maritime 10; Clark University 26.
Penalties - Maine Maritime 8/7:30; Clark University 4/3:30.
MAN-UP OPPORTUNITIES - Maine Maritime 2-4; Clark University 4-6.
TURNOVERS - Maine Maritime 11; Clark University 10.
FACEOFFS - Maine Maritime 4-21; Clark University 17-21.
CLEARS - Maine Maritime 11-16; Clark University 16-18.
Maine Maritime GROUND BALLS 21: Alex Hermes 4; Ian Larcom 4; Andrew DiSalvo 3; Scot Baribeau 2; Jack Tragert 2; Gavin Cote 1; Brady Harrison 1; Tom Houle 1; Emmett Huber 1; Jason Smith 1; Nick Snelling 1.
Clark University GROUND BALLS 44: Matt Fields 10; Ian Daly 5; Zach Duffy 4; Chris Johnson 4; Sam McAdam 3; Peter Christiansen 2; Andrew DeVito 2; Nate Donoso-Reddick 2; Devin Lehman 2; Ryan Marsh 2; Jeffrey Wasson 2; Keegan Callahan 1; Sean Droogan 1; Travis Durkin 1; Nick Figliola 1; Nick Tobin 1; Phil Winslow 1.
Maine Maritime TURNOVERS CAUSED 3: Brady Harrison 1; Alex Hermes 1; Ian Larcom 1.
Clark University TURNOVERS CAUSED 3: Nate Donoso-Reddick 1; Zach Duffy 1; Sam McAdam 1.
Start time: 7:00 PM Finish time: 8:45 PM Length of game: 145
Officials: Paul Keating; Bruce Backus; Rich Clark. Scorer: Kevin Anderson.