HARTFORD, Conn. — Hamilton College’s Jack Grant ’24 made a career-high 46 saves and the Continentals played to a 1-1 NESCAC tie against the Trinity College Bantams at Koeppel Community Sports Center on Friday night.
Hamilton (8-8-1, 6-4-1 NESCAC) is 3-0-1 in its last four games against Trinity. The Bantams (11-5-1, 8-2-1) received votes in this week’s USCHO.com Division III Top 15 poll.
How It Happened
The Continentals took a 1-0 lead at 11:16 of the first period. Nick Hawkins ’23 scored and Logan Greene ’24 and Cade Groton ’23 picked up the assists. Nicholas Siffringer drew Trinity even with 3:20 left in the second period. Siffringer scored right after Grant turned away a shot by Theodore Griffin. James Philpott ’25 hit the post with a shot during a Hamilton power play midway through the second period. The Continentals’ Sam MacBean ’23 also clanged a shot off the post midway through the third period. Both teams put five shots on goal during the five-minute overtime period.
Hawkins has scored three goals in the last five games. Greene posted his 10th career point. Groton has an assist in three of the last four games. Fred Allaire ’23 won 15 of 23 faceoffs and Groton won 14 of 23 as Hamilton claimed 47 of 79 draws as a team. The Continentals killed all three of the Bantams’ power-play chances.
Hamilton travels to nationally ranked No. 15 Wesleyan University for another NESCAC contest on Saturday, Jan. 28. The first puck drops at 3 p.m.