Hockey Edged by UMass Dartmouth 2-1


HOOKSETT, N.H. - Visiting UMass Dartmouth used goals in the first and second periods to post a 2-1 ice hockey victory over Southern New Hampshire University at The Ice Den Saturday afternoon.  The Corsairs improved their record to 11-5-1 overall, while the Penmen are 5-8 on the season.

UMass Dartmouth scored the lone goal of the first period at the 12:43 mark in a four-on-four situation.  Adam Horgan scored on assists from Jason Stahl and Joe Hill.

The Penmen tied the game 3:33 into the second period when Jon Lizzotte (Winslow, ME) scored on a power play on an assist from Frank O'Connor (Arlington, MA).  The Corsairs would record the game-winner with 37 seconds left in the second when Aaron Blades scored on assists from Stahl and Hill.

Corsair netminder Jon Dryjowicz-Burek turned aside 27 shots for UMD en route to the win.  SNHU netminder Todd Rowley (Billerica, MA) made 27 stops.  UMass Dartmouth was 0-7 on the power play while the Penmen were 1-4 with the man advantage.

Southern New Hampshire returns to action Tuesday night when it hosts Salve Regina in a 8:30 contest at The Ice Den.