Hockey Sees Lead Slip Away In 5-4 Loss At Assumption Saturday


When and Where: November 17, 2018 – Worcester, Mass. (Buffone Arena)
Score: Assumption College 5, Southern New Hampshire University 4
Records: SNHU 4-3-1 (NE10 2-2-1), Assumption 7-2-0 (NE10 2-2-0)

SNHU opened a 4-0 lead, but Assumption rallied for a 5-4 win as the team's split a two-game set in Worcester.  


  • Nine different skaters accounted for the nine goals in the game.
  • Freshman Jake Cox (Columbus, Ga.) had an assist on the power play goal by senior Chris Moquin and has now scored at least one point in seven straight contests.


  • SNHU took a 1-0 lead at 13:46 of the first period on a goal by senior Joe Berardi (Burlington, Mass.) It was his third of the season and freshman Charlie Davis (Milton, Mass.) earned the assist.
  • Senior Chris Moquin (Hooksett, N.H.) cashed in on a power play opportunity for the Penmen at 15:59 of the first.  It was his second goal of the season.  
  • The Penmen had a 3-0 lead after senior Ryan Spagnoli (Burlington, Mass.) scored at 0:21 of the second period, unassisted.
  • The lead grew to 4-0 just 45 seconds later when Davis scored off a pass from senior Anthony Gandolfi (Nutley, N.J.)
  • Assumption cut the lead to 4-2 before the end of the second period on goals by Mike D'Ambrosio and Christopher Stalmok.  Stalmok's was a power-play goal.
  • The Greyhounds scored 20 seconds into the third period to make it 4-3 on the first goal of the season by Jared Bernis.
  • The game was tied at 4-4 at 6:34 of the final stanza after Brendan Philippon tallied.
  • Assumption took a 5-4 lead with just 1:55 to play on a goal by Robert Roache.


  • A goaltending change by Assumption worked after SNHU built the 4-0 lead.  The Penmen could not score the rest of the way against David Zulauf.
  • SNHU also switched goaltenders as freshman JT Kossakowski (Elburn, Ill.) replaced the starter, junior Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) in the final period at 4-4.
  • The Penmen were outshot in the game 31-17, and for the two-game set with the Greyhounds 80-41.  


  • The NE10 rivals will meet one more time in the regular season at the Ice Den Arena in late January.


  • 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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