Le Moyne dominates Colo. Mesa
Connors leads Dolphins tallying three goals, one assist
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Sean Connors scored three goals and dished out an assist to lead No. 4 Le Moyne to a 13-3 win against Colorado Mesa on Tuesday night.
The Dolphins, who scored the game's first eight goals, got on the scoreboard just 1:14 into the contest as Andrew Chadderdon netted his fourth goal of the season. After five minutes of scoreless action, Conor Regin caused a turnover, picked up the loose ball and raced up field before tallying his first goal as a Dolphin.
Chadderdon capped the scoring in the first quarter by finishing off a pass from Nate Frechette with 2:26 left.
Just under one minute into the second quarter, Taylor Brooks found the back of the net for the third time in three games. Cameron Fedish won the ensuing face-off and fed Frechette, who then fed Connors for his first goal of the quarter.
Connors scored for the fifth time this season at the 12:24 mark off of a pass from Tyler Prevost.
Following six-plus minutes of scoreless play, Alec Westerhoff registered an unassisted goal. With 4:45 remaining in the half, Connors completed his hat trick off of a feed from Doug Bailey.
Griffin Perkiel got the Mavericks on the scoreboard with 3:33 left in the quarter with an unassisted goal.
Kade Robinson got Colorado Mesa's second score with his third goal of the season.
Tyler Sennett snapped Le Moyne's scoreless drought of 16:13 with his third goal of the campaign at the 3:32 mark. Chris Button pushed Le Moyne's lead back to eight after taking a pass from Frechette with 53 seconds left in the quarter.
Button scored in a man-up situation with 12:21 left in the game, while Prevost followed 15 seconds later with his fourth goal of the season off a pass from Connors.
After Daniel Caddoo scored off of a feed from Robinson to complete Colorado Mesa's scoring, Matt Klepper wrapped up Le Moyne's scoring at the 7:15 mark with his first goal of the season.
Jeff White made three saves in 50 minutes between the pipes to earn the win. Brad Brandenburg took the loss after giving up eight goals in the first half, while making seven saves.