When and Where: November 1, 2019 – Hooksett, N.H. (The Ice Den)
Score: Bryn Athyn College 6, Southern New Hampshire University 3
Records: SNHU 0-1-0, Bryn Athyn 1-0-0
SNHU opened the season with a pair of power-play goals and a short-handed goal, but fell 6-3 to Bryn Athyn College on Friday night at the Ice Den.
- Junior Kyle Galloway (Sugar Hill, Ga.), freshman James Nash (Hampton, N.H.) and sophomore Andy Somerville (Medford, N.H.) scored the goals for the Penmen.
- Galloway converted in a five-on-three situation to give the Penmen a 1-0 lead at 14:08 of the first period. Junior Max Kent (Sandwich, Mass.) and sophomore Alex Ring (Salem, N.H.) had the assists.
- The visiting Lions tied the game at 8:45 of the second, and tallied again 1:20 later to take a lead they would not relinquish.
- After SNHU cut the lead to 3-2 on a power play goal by Nash at 16:10 of the second period, the Lions responded with a pair of power-play goals to run out to a 5-2 lead by 8:54 of the the third.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- Somerville scored the short-handed goal at 17:15 of the third period off a pass from sophomore Phil Heisse (Overland Park, Kan.)
- Senior Kurt Gutting (Weymouth, Mass.) made 30 saves in net for SNHU. The Lions outshot the Penmen in each period and 36-23 for the contest.
- Sophomore Joe Fiorino (Willow Grove, Pa.) and sophomore Jake Cox (Columbus, Geo.) had assists on the Nash power-play goal.
- Both teams went 2-for-5 on the power-play
- The six goals were the most allowed by the Penmen since Feb. 11, 2017.
- This was Bryn Athyn's first visit to SNHU. The first-ever meetings between the teams came in Pennsylvania last year with each team winning a game.
- The Penmen and Lions will play again at 1:50 p.m. on Saturday, November 2 at The Ice Den in Hooksett, N.H.
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