Penmen Skate To 3-2 Win In Opener Of Two-Game Set At Assumption

Penmen Skate To 3-2 Win In Opener Of Two-Game Set At Assumption

BOX SCORE

When and Where: November 16, 2018 – Worcester, Mass. (Buffone Arena)
Score: Southern New Hampshire University 3, Assumption College 2
Records: SNHU 4-2-1 (NE10 2-1-1), Assumption 6-2-0 (NE10 1-2-0)

SNHU scored three second period goals to erase an early 2-0 deficit and held on for a 3-2 win in Friday's NE10 Conference game at Assumption College.  

STANDOUT PERFORMERS

  • Senior Brett Strawn (Wareham, Mass.) tallied the game-winning goal at 9:20 of the second period.
  • Freshman Jake Cox (Columbus, Ga.), who recorded a hat trick in the win over Stonehill on Tuesday, scored his fifth goal of the season.
  • Freshman Charlie Davis (Milton, Mass.) scored his second goal of the season to tie the game in the second period.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Assumption scored two goals late in the first period to open the scoring.  Dante Maribito tallied at 15:08 and Matt Damelio scored at 19:34.
  • The Greyhounds outshot the Penmen 18-8 in the middle period, but the Penmen scored three times in the stanza to rally for the lead, and eventually the win.
  • Freshman Jake Cox scored at 1:52 to make it 2-1.  Freshman Cole Stewart (Alpharetta, Ga.) provided the assist.
  • The game-tying goal by freshman Charlie Davis came at 6:51 of the period.  He scored unassisted to make it 2-2.
  • Senior Brett Strawn scored the game-winning goal at 9:20 of the second period from freshman Joe Fiorino (Willow Grove, Pa.) and senior Chris Moquin (Hooksett, N.H.)

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • SNHU won despite being outshot by the Greyhounds 49-24 including 19-7 in the third period while trying to protect the one-goal lead.
  • SNHU went 0-for-1 on the power play- Assumption went 0-for-5.  The Greyhounds had two opportunities in the final 4:30, including a brief two-man advantage.
  • Freshman JT Kossakowski (Elburn, Ill.) picked up his first career win with 47 saves.  This was his second start of the season.
  • In addition to first-year netminder Kossakowski, freshmen contributed two goals and two assists in the win.

NOTES

  • This was the first of three regular season meetings between the NE10 rivals. 
  • The Penmen have won four of the last five to improve to 2-1-1 in league play.

UP NEXT

  • SNHU and Assumption College skate again in Worcester on Saturday at 6:05 p.m.
  • The Penmen will return to the Ice Den on Saturday (November 24) when they host UMass Boston on the first day of the Manchester PAL/Stovepipe Tournament.

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