The 2010 season has been another successful campaign for the men’s lacrosse program. The perennial division 3 power house has lived up to expectations this year by going 11-3 so far. Before the season even started the Cavaliers were ranked in the top 25 national rankings.
Before Cabrini opened their CSAC Conference schedule they played 7 non-conference games. These games saw the Cavaliers play some of the best lacrosse teams in the nation. In their second game of the season they played No. 10 ranked Haverford College and lost to them 9-8. A couple of games later they face another tough opponent in the form of No. 5 Roanoke College in which they lost 21-7. To finish off this tough stretch they faced No. 1 Gettysburg College at home. The stands were packed and the Cavaliers took the best team in the nation down to the wire. They ended up losing that game 12-9. Those three losses would be the only losses on the season for the Cavaliers and they finished their non-conference schedule at 6-3.
The second half of the season the Cavaliers played mostly CSAC Conference opponents. Over the years, Cabrini has completely dominated league opponents and this year has been no different. So far they’re 5-0 with in conference play and their closest game came against Gwynedd-Mercy College and that score was 16-4.
Senior Casey Grugan leads the team with 75 points on 51 goals and 24 assists. Junior Paul Skulski is second on the team in points with 46 on 26 goals and 20 assists.
Overall on the year the Cavaliers have outscored their opponents 219-113 and averaged 15.64 goals a game.
Erick Zarzecki has been steady in net the whole year. He’s started all 14 games and logged over 675 minutes in goal. He’s allowed 84 goals and an average of 7.46 goals per game.
The Cavaliers will look forward to the CSAC Conference playoffs where they will be the number one seed. After that they will enter the NCAA tournament where they have been a regular attendee.