Ice Hockey Downs Framingham State 7-2


FRAMINGHAM, Mass. - Brandon Sheehan (Bedford, MA) and Jake Berube (Spotsylvania, VA) each scored twice to lead Southern New Hampshire University to a 7-2 ice hockey victory over Framingham State College Saturday afternoon.  The Penmen won their third in a row to improve to 4-3, while the Rams are now 0-9-2 on the season.

John Frey (Westminster, CO) and Troy Maybury (South Portland, ME) each had a goal and an assist for SNHU, while Andrew Hildreth (Leominster, MA) had the other Penmen goal.  Bob Bryant (Nashua, NH), Ryan DiBartolomeo (Leominster, MA) and Mark Smith (Ronkonkoma, NY) each registered two assists for SNHU.

Sean Maguire and Joseph Hurley each had goals for Framingham State.

Maybury got the Penmen on the board just 3:12 into the game.  The game would remain 1-0 until the 17:25 mark when Berube made it 2-0.  The Rams got on the board with one minute left in the period when Hurley scored, his fifth goal of the season.

The Penmen extended their lead to 4-1 with two goals 46 seconds apart in the second.  Berube scored at the 8:46 mark, the eventual game-winner, while Frey scored at the 9:30 mark. 

Maguire scored on a power play 1:11 into the third period to cut Southern New Hampshire's lead to 4-2, but Sheehan would score twice in 54 seconds, the first coming at the 2:32 mark.  Hildreth closed out the scoring with 1:25 to go with his fourth goal of the season.

Todd Rowley (Billerica, MA) turned aside 30 shots for Southern New Hampshire en route to the win.  Andy Joyce and Ryan Shelley combined to make 26 saves for Framingham State, which was outshot 33-32.

SNHU returns to action Sunday when it travels to Nichols College for an 8:30 contest.