Men’s lacrosse on the rise

By Jason Moran
March 14, 2010

Casey Grugan. photo by Josh Weaver

Senior attackman Casey Grugan set the career points record in the Cavaliers’ win over Kenyon College on Saturday, March 13th. Grugan had 8 points in the game, with three goals and five assists to pace the Cavaliers.

Grugan now has 258 career points with 155 goals and 103 assists. Recent graduate and former teammate of Grugan, Scott Reimer had the career points record at 256 points. Reimers record was broken when Grugan had his fifth assist of the game in the fourth quarter.

Grugan also is now the second Cavalier in program history to surpass 100 assists for their career.

He also extended his consecitve goals streak to 59 games, which is a Division-III record and his consecutive points streak to 62 games, which is the longest streak in Division-III right now.

“I’m proud of him. He’s my best friend and I’m glad he did it. It shows he’s the best lacrosse player to ever play at Cabrini,” senior teammate, Paul Levine, said.

The Cavaliers put Kenyon College away early in the game when they sprinted out to a 10-0 lead. Senior attackman Steve Kapp had three goals and Ryan Sankey and Bobby Thorp had two goals each. Kenyon College took out their starting goalie after just six minutes of play when he let in four goals in the first quarter.

He was replaced by sophomore goalie Austin Anusbigian, who didn’t fare too much better against the Cavaliers.

The Kenyon Lords’ did end up with eight goals on the day, but they failed to ever make the game close after their slow start.

Junior Mike Gurenlian dominated the face offs by winning nine of 14. Also senior midfielder Paul Levine scored his first goal of the season with 3:26 to go in the fourth quarter.

“It feels relieving to get my first goal of the season, I’m glad to get it done and over with and now I’m ready to drop some more before the end of the season,” Levine said.

“The game on Saturday was a big win and put us back on the road to winning as a team again. We were able to adapt to the weather and play our game. It was not an easy win with the weather, but the players on field were able to play through the conditions and give us the early lead. We also got a lot of support from the teammates that showed mental toughness by being able to support their teammates in the bitter cold,” Ryan Sankey, sophomore midfielder, said.

Jason Moran

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