COMING OUT STRONG: VICTORY AGAINST UVM
The Owls took the ice against the University of Vermont (UVM) Friday, Nov. 11, conquering the Catamounts with a score of 6-4.
The Owls came out screaming in the first period, scoring four goals. Juniors Ryan Tobeler, Cal Thompson and Doug Newton and sophomore Jack Tedone each scored.
UVM didn’t leave the first period quietly, and they too netted a goal before heading into the second period.
The second period was full of back-and-forth play, with UVM and KSC both scoring goals in this period.
Keene State was sent to a power play and senior forward Jackson Puzzo would capitalize on this chance.
Keene State did not let up on their scoring this period, with first-year forward Dennis Morehouse tacking on another goal, extending the lead for the Owls. KSC went into the third period leading 6-3. UVM would also take a penalty that would lead into the third period. After three periods, the Owls hung onto their 6-4 lead. The Owls showed up to play this game, having six different players record goals.
CLOSE BATTLE AGAINST SACRED HEART
Keene State men’s club hockey finished off their back-to-back weekend of competition against Sacred Heart University on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Keene Ice.
In this hard-fought game the Owls would sadly come up short; Sacred Heart won the game 3-2.
Sacred Heart netted two goals in the first period. Keene State would come back with a little more jump in their step in the second period.
A five-minute major was awarded to the Owls and junior forward Cal Thompson tapped in a feed to put the Owls on the board.
Before the period was over, the Owls were awarded another powerplay that would lead into the third period.
The Owls would go into the second period down by a score of 2-1.
Sacred Heart would come into the third period up and ready for more action. They would increase their lead to 3-1.
In the dying second of the third period, the Owls had a late push. Junior forward Ryan Tobeler of the Owls made a strong move to the front of the net and caught the goalie sleeping. The Owls are set to make a trip to Holy Cross Friday, Nov. 18.
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