BRISTOL, R.I. — Sophomore Riley Cahill made 18 saves in goal and the Trinity (Conn.) scored five of the game’s final seven goals to take an 11-8 road victory against Roger Williams on Thursday under cloudy skies that turned to snow. Both teams are now 2-3, as the Bantams snapped a three-game losing skid.
The Hawks scored first at 11:16 in the first period when Caleb Kenney scored an unassisted goal. Trinity answered in less than a minute when senior tri-captain attackman Jeff Hebert found senior tri-captain midfielder Nick Shaheen at 10:31 and then took the lead on a Nick Branholm goal that was assisted by Chase Growney. Will Siefert evened the score on an unassisted goal at 3:53 but Trinity’s Matt Cohen put the Bantams back on top at 1:28.
Roger Williams scored the first three goals of the second period. Siefert hit an open Tim Kelly at 14:48 for the first score. The second score came when Kelly found Drew Beck for his first of the contest. Patrick Holland found an open Siefert to close the run as the Hawks led 5-3.
Terence Olson scored at the 9:46 to bring Trinity back within one. The squads traded unassisted goals by the Hawks Tom Brewer and Cohen to complete the first half at 6.
In the increasing snowfall, Trinity scored consecutive unassisted goals by Shaheen and Olsen in the third to go up by two heading into the final period. John Ricciardi picked up a loose ball in the snow, spun and found the net to bring the Hawks back within one at 13:32.
Trinity’s William DeLaMater pushed the lead back to two goals with an unassisted attempt at 11:30. Beck answered for the Hawks at the 9:12 in the fourth to put the score at 9-8 before Trinity senior tri-captain attackman Rob Nogueras and Herbert solidified the victory with unassisted goals at 7:01 and with 25 seconds remaining, respectively.