Framingham, Mass.- The Southern New Hampshire men's ice hockey team scored two quick first period goals en route to a 2-1 victory over Framingham State in non-conference action Saturday evening at Loring Arena.
- Score: Southern New Hampshire 2, Framingham State 1
- Records: Southern New Hampshire (3-1), Framingham State (0-2)
- Location: Loring Arena - Framingham, Mass.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Penman got on the board in the 4th minute of play when sophomore Joe Fiorino snuck a wrist shot into the cage off a helper from Dominic DiMambro.
- The visitors tallied again a few minutes later when Travis Quigley sent one home after a pass from Andrew Ray.
- The Rams looked to have a great chance to score midway through the second frame when senior Jack Sheehan sprung free, but his shot hit the post and deflected out of trouble.
- The Rams had back-to-back power play opportunities early in the third but solid goaltending by sophomore Alec Marshall kept the Rams off the board.
- Rams sophomore Bryan Whelan looked to cut the deficit in half with under ten minutes to play when a long pass sent him on a breakaway. He beat the goalie with a deke to the right but the shot clanged off the post and was cleared out of the zone.
- The Rams got on the board with just under four minutes to play when Soren Colstrup sent in a wrist shot over the goalie's right shoulder after a pass from Trevor Lewandoski to make it a one score game.
- The Rams pulled the goalie in the final moments but could not find the equalizer.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Marshall made 29 stops in goal for SNHU. Freshman Blake Carlson made 53 saves in his first collegiate action for the Rams.
- The Penman outshot the Rams by a 55-to-30 margin including a 21-to-5 clip in the 2nd period.
- The visitors were 0-for-5 on the power play while the Rams were 0-for-4 on the man advantage.
The Penman return to the ice on Friday, November 15th when they travel to Post for the first of a two-game set starting at 7:30 pm. The Rams travel to MASCAC foe Plymouth State on Thursday, November 14th for a 6pm puck drop.