Union Athletics | December 18, 2016 No. 12 Union completes weekend sweep over No. 10 Vermont Jeff Taylor's third period power play goal was the deciding blow in Sunday's game. Share BURLINGTON, Vt.—A 32-save performance from senior goaltender Alex Sakellaropoulos and a timely Jeff Taylorpower-play goal lifted the No. 12/13 Union College men's hockey team to a 2-1 win and a weekend sweep against No. 10/11 Vermont, Sunday evening at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The Dutchmen, who extend their win streak to six, go to 14-3-2, while the Catamounts move to 10-6-2. Sakellarpoulos was nearly perfect, turning away 18 shots over the first two periods before making 14 saves in the third to improve to 13-1-1 on the season. RELATED: Union trounces Vermont 7-3 in Friday's series opener J.C. Brassard netted his first goal of the season and Spencer Foo extended his point streak to 17 games (11g-20a) with an assist. Cole Maier pushed his point streak to three with an assist (2g-3a) and Ryan Scarfo added a helper. After a scoreless first period, Brian Bowen put the Catamounts in front with power-play goal at 11:46 of the second, tipping in Rob Darrar's shot. Brassard answered for Union with a power-play goal 50 seconds into the third, unloading a slap shot past Vermont netminder Mike Santaguida (18 saves) to tie the game at 1-1. Scarfo picked up an assist on the goal, giving him four points (1g-3a) in the last five games. The Dutchmen found new life in the final frame, registering 10 shots in the period before Taylor hammered home a one-timer on the power play with 2:18 to play. The goal put Taylor's put streak at seven games (3g-4a). [HIGHLIGHT] Jeff Taylor's one-timer that has Union in front, 2-1.#GoU pic.twitter.com/rQSgrY00CZ — Union Hockey (@Unionmhockey) December 18, 2016 Vermont threatened late, but Sakellaropoulos came up with a blocker save to deny Ross Colton's one-timer from the slot with 12 seconds remaining to secure the 2-1 win. The Catamounts outshot the Dutchmen 33-20 and went 1-for-5 on the power play, while Union was 1-for-4. The Dutchmen close out 2016 at home against defending national champion No. 8/9 North Dakota at 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 31.