Schwake’s Four Help BC to Opening Day Victory

September 9 – Oradell, NJ – The Crusaders have had DePaul’s number for the past few years.  As a matter of fact, BC is on an 11-game winning streak against the Spartans with Coach Berkanish’s only imperfection against DePaul being a 4-4 tie in 2015.  Under his tenure, BC is 13-0-1.  The unbeaten streak stands at 16 games with the last loss coming in 2013.

Senior forward NICK Schwake scored three first half goals, giving him a natural hat trick on the day.  Ethan Bogg assisted Schwake on goal number one.  Danny Kissil set him up on goals #2 and #4 and Spencer Neal assisted on the hat trick goal.  His fourth came at the start of the second half which may have distracted the laser focus of the Crusader defense.

DePaul Catholic scored their one and only goal of the day shortly afterward, but the Crusaders answered with goals from senior defender Brian Maron, who was assisted by Bogg and Tyler Ferris found Eddie Payan who wrapped up the Crusader scoring.


Kyle Tencza was outstanding in the net, making an incredible diving save in the first half.  He finished the day yielding only one goal against with 7 saves.  Andrew Blodgett finished up, halfway through the second half for BC.