Galascio’s hat trick leads Ramapo to rout of Hofstra, 9-1

January 27, 2016

Sun, Oct 18, 2015

EAST MEADOW, NY – Ramapo pounded Hofstra with 60 shots on goal and Andrew Galascio tallied a hat trick on the way to a 9-1 routing of Hofstra.

HofstraAndrew Galascio scored the first of his two first period goals at 4:55 on a power play. Josh Filipovitz was credited with an assist. Galascio’s second goal came at 12:10 on an assist by Marc Concato. Ramapo went in to the first intermission leading 2-0.

The second period was marred with 8 minor penalties called, 5 by the Roadrunners and 3 by The Pride.

Ramapo played shorthanded for the majority of the period but Hofstra was unable to score.  Despite the 16 minutes in penalties, Ramapo was able to net 3 goals: Matt Rose at 7:10 from Marc Concato; Chris Scott unassisted at 8:16; and Keith Henning unassisted on a power play at 13:50.

Keith Henning opened the third period scoring at 40 seconds converting on a pass from Chris Scott. Andrew Galascio completed his hat trick on assists from Josh Filipovitz and Chris Mecca at 4:28. Hofstra posted it’s only goal, sandwiched between two coincidental minor penalties. With Dmitry Danilchik serving the last of his 4 penalties, Austin Natale scored on assists from Nick Lewis and Jamie Esperto at 12:43. The late goal spoiled Kay Gay’s bid for a shutout. Ramapo added its third and fourth goal of the period when Josh Filipovitz scored unassisted at 13:25 and again at 15:49. Chris Mecca assisted on the final goal.

The win stopped the two game shutout losing streak but it was not a pretty game.  A total of 16 penalties for 32 minutes were doled out – 10 minors to Ramapo for 20 minutes and 6 minors to Hofstra for 12 minutes.

Ramapo’s most prolific offensive assault put 60 shots on the Hofstra net. Andrew Galascio had 3 goals, Josh Filipoovits added 2 goals and 2 assists, and Keith Henning 2 goals. Keith Gay stopped 32 of The Pride’s 33 shots. Galascio’s three goals was the first hat trick scored by a Ramapo player since Hall of Fame inductee Ken Manna scored a hat trick against Marist College on February 26, 1984.

Ramapo’s next game is Saturday, October 24 against Yale in New Haven, CT.