OXFORD, Ohio – Lake Superior State defeated No. 3 Miami (Ohio) 1-0 on Saturday at the Steve Cady Arena and snapped the RedHawks’ eight-game unbeaten streak. The Lakers completed their eighth split of the season.
Miami (10-3-3 overall, 7-3-2-2 CCHA) sits in first place in the CCHA with 25 points.
Senior forward Domenic Monardo scored the game-winning goal for the Lakers at 8:07 of the first period. Junior defenseman Zach Sternberg and senior forward Nick McParland recorded the assists on Monardo’s power-play goal.
It was Monardo’s first game-winner of the season and sixth of his career.
Junior netminder Kevin Murdock recorded the win for the Lakers, making a season-high 46 saves. Ryan McKay totaled 28 saves for the RedHawks.
Murdock’s 1-0 shutout was his second career and first CCHA shutout of the season.
The Lakers were 1-for-4 on the power-play, while Miami was 0-for-6. For the series, Miami was 0-for-10 on the power play, while LSSU was 3-for-7.