Hockey Falls at Becker 7-3


MARLBORO, Mass. - Host Becker College scored six times in the second period en route to a 7-3 ice hockey victory over Southern New Hampshire University Saturday night.  The Hawks improve to 10-11-0, while the Penmen drop to 6-9-0 overall.

William Toomey (Reading, MA) led Southern New Hampshire with a goal and an assist while Brandon Sheehan (Bedford, MA) and John Frey (Westminster, CO) also scored for the Penmen.  Kevin Danie (Feeding Hills, MA) recorded a pair of assists.  Patrick Bellew and Nate Sayer each totaled a pair of goals to lead Becker.

The Penmen jumped out to a 1-0 lead 4:11 into the contest when Frey scored off an assist from Andrew Hildreth (Leominster, MA).  Bellew tied the game at the 9:21 mark for Becker, but Toomey would give SNHU a 2-1 lead at the first intermission with his goal at 15:35.

It took just 1:07 into the second period for the Hawks to tie the game as Bellew scored his second goal of the night.  Sheehan reclaimed the lead for Southern New Hampshire at the 7:59 mark, but Becker would score five goals in a span of 6:09 to build a 7-3 lead.  Mike Caprio tied the game at the 10-minute mark, while Derek Stabile notched the game winner on an unassisted goal at the 12:52 mark.

Tony Stoehr made 24 saves for Becker en route to the win.  Todd Rowley (Billerica, MA) took the loss in goal for SNHU, stopping 12 shots in 36:09 of action while allowing all seven goals.  Shane Brooks (Kennebunk, ME) went the rest of the way and made seven saves.  The Penmen generated a 27-26 shot advantage on the evening.

SNHU returns to action Tuesday night when it travels to Saint Michael's College for a 7:00 Northeast-10 contest.