M. Lax: Momnie Leads Owls Over WCSU 15-4

'KEENE, N.H. 4/16/05 - Eric Momnie (South Windsor, Conn.) had four goals and an assist and Meade McKay (Stratham, N.H.) finished with two goals and four assists to lead Keene State College to a 15-4 Little East Conference men's lacrosse victory over Western Conn. State University at Owl Athletic Complex on Saturday.


It was the fifth straight win for KSC (5-4, 4-0), which remains undefeated and tied for first in the LEC.  WCSU falls to 6-3 (2-2 LEC).


The Owls jumped out to a 4-0 lead after the first quarter and held a 9-2 halftime advantage.


Sean Panora (South Windsor, Conn.), D.J. Clattenburg (Concord, N.H.), and Greg Gonzales (Yorktown Heights N.Y.) had two goals each and Travis Pedley (Bow, N.H.),  Greg Richard (Nashua, N.H.) and Peter Lauranzano (Beverly, Mass.) added single goals for KSC.


Justin Monroe (Norwalk, Conn.) had two goals and John Stashenko Norwalk, Conn.) and Jeremy Salley (Norwalk, Conn.) netted single goals for the Colonials.


Freshman goalie Matt Johnson (Derry, N.H.) had a strong game in goal for the Owls with 14 saves.  Brad Bishop (Brunswick, Me.) played the last four minutes and made one save.


Scott Fox (Hicksville, Conn.) had eight saves and Chuck Byrne (New Rochelle, N.Y) finished with three saves for WCSU.


Keene State host Emerson College on Monday (4 p.m.). Western Conn. plays at Nichols College on Thursday.