Colgate Drops Close Decision to SLU


CANTON, N.Y.— Colton Young scored with 54 seconds left in the game but Colgate was unable to mount a full comeback, falling 4-3 at St. Lawrence on Saturday.

Neither side was able to pull ahead in the first period. The Saints recorded eight shots in the period, all of which Carter Gylander saved. The sophomore had a total of 22 saves on the night.

Three minutes into the second period, Ty Naaykens ripped a shot into the goal from the top of the right faceoff circle as he put St. Lawrence up 1-0. Four minutes later Josh Boyer scored off a rebound to make it 2-0.

The Raiders answered right back, as less than a minute later Griffin Lunn scored on a breakaway off an assist from Matt Verboon. With nine minutes remaining in the period, Nick Anderson passed ahead to Alex Young who snuck one past the Saints’ goalie to tie the game at 2-2.

Mason Waite then scored on a power play to put St. Lawrence up 3-2 at the 1:15 mark of the period.

Colagte had two power play opportunities of its own in the second, neither of which they were able to capitalize on.

In the third, Kaden Pickering scored with just under two and half minutes left to make it 4-2 Saints.

The Raiders pulled one back with 54 seconds remaining when Colton Young scored from in close. Colgate ended the game with a six-on-four advantage after pulling the goalie and a Saints penalty, but could not find the back of the net.

The final shot total ended at 40-26 in favor of the Raiders, marking the most shots they have recorded in a game this season.


Colgate is off from games until 2022 when they travel to Northern Michigan for a weekend series. The action starts with a 7 p.m. contest on Friday, Jan. 7.

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