No. 2 Oswego St. blows by Hamilton
Lakers break game open with five third-period goals
CLINTON, N.Y. -- Another third-period offensive burst helped second-ranked Oswego State defeat Hamilton 6-1 on Saturday afternoon at Sage Rink. The Lakers (14-2-2) held a tenuous one-goal lead heading into the final 20 minutes until they scored five goals in the final 13 minutes.
Luke Moodie posted his second consecutive two-goal game and extended his goal-scoring streak to four contests, while Hank Van Boxmeer recorded a goal and two assists.
|TOP 25 SCORES|
|No. 2 Oswego State 6, Hamilton 1|
|St. Scholastica 7, No. 4 UW-River Falls 1|
|No. 8 St. Norbert 2, Wisconsin-Stout 1|
|No. 11 Elmira 6, Cortland State 2|
|No. 12 St. Thomas (Minn.) 4, St. Mary's 2|
Moodie scored his first goal of the game at 15:32 in the first period when he one-timed a shot from the far post after receiving a series of passes from Paul Rodrigues and Jon Whitelaw for the only score of the frame.
The 1-0 score stood through the second period, as well, despite the Lakers receiving three power-play chances.
It would not be until the seventh minute of the third period that Oswego State would score its next goal. After a faceoff in the Lakers' zone, Kyle Badham moved the puck up to Chris Ayotte, who carried the puck through neutral ice before firing a wrist shot past Gibbar at 6:55. Van Boxmeer also earned an assist on the play. On the ensuing shift, Oswego State struck again when Chris Carr sent a pass from behind the net to Chris Brown in front of the net 15 seconds later.
Daniel Jones picked up his third win of the season by registering 21 saves, while Cam Gibbar stopped 38 shots in the loss.