Connecticut College 3, Wesleyan University 2
Joyce, Driscoll & O´Donnell Tally Goals for Camels
NEW LONDON, Conn.--The Connecticut College men´s hockey team (5-14-1, 4-10-1) skated to a 3-2 NESCAC victory against intrastate rival Wesleyan University (6-13, 3-12) at Dayton Arena Saturday night. Seniors Ryan Joyce (Dorchester, Mass.) and Sean Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) scored first period goals and Michael O´Donnell (Winchester, Mass.) accounted for the difference maker with a second period score for the hosts.
Greg Parker (Trenton, Ontario) stopped 26 Cardinal shots and made 10 saves in the final period of action. The Camels were a perfect 4-for-4 in penalty killing situations in the victory.
A.J. Ferraro (New Canaan, Conn.) and Jeff Beck (Warrington, Pa.) each contributed goals for the Cardinals. Rookie net-minder Glenn Stowell (Hadley, Mass.) made 30 saves in the setback for the visitors.
The Camels took the lead for good when O´Donnell put back a rebound of a shot off the stick of Julien Boutet (Amos, Quebec) with just 15 seconds left in the middle period. Boutet registered his team-leading 17th point with the assist and sophomore Sean Tuohy (Salisbury Mills, N.Y.) chipped in with the second helper on the score.
With 1:28 remaining in regulation, the Cardinals emptied their goal to gain the extra forward but the Camels were able to hold on for the 3-2 victory. Saturday night´s starting defensemen Ross James (Orono, Maine) and Lucas Chavira Schramm (Phoenix, Ariz.) both contributed with assists in the win.
February 6, 2010