Saturday, January 11, 2020
Morrisville State (8-7-0) – 2
#9 University of New England (11-3) – 10
The UNE Nor’Easters picked up four goals in each of the first two periods to take an 8-0 lead into the final period. They added a ninth goal at 3:22 of the third to go ahead 9-0.
Morrisville finally broke through at the 8:19 mark when Liverpool native Rich Hart scored a power-play goal. Christian Vella and Jestin Somero assisted. Syracuse Stars NCDC alum Mathieu Gervais, playing in his first collegiate game, scored at 8:43 to put his team ahead 10-1. Ben Sprague scored another power-play goal for the Mustangs at 13:46 of the period. Eric Melso and Nick DeVito assisted.
Morrisville used all three of its goalies. Owen Liskiewicz played the first 9:43 allowing three goals on eight shots. Jared Young replaced him and made 14 saves allowing four goals in 17:13 of time. Finally, Jorgen Johnson relieved Young and recorded 16 saves in 32:59 of action. Johnson allowed three goals.
Morrisville returns to SUNYAC play this weekend and hosts Buffalo State for a pair of games. Game time is 7pm both Friday and Saturday.