Southern New England Defeats Framingham State 2-1 at Loring Arena

By Framingham State athletics

FRAMINGHAM – The Southern New Hampshire men’s ice hockey team scored two quick first period goals en route to a 2-1 victory over Framingham State in non-conference action Saturday evening at Loring Arena. in Framingham.

With the victory, Southern New Hampshire is now 3-1 on the season.

Framingham State is still seeking its first win of the season.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Penman got on the board in the 4th minute of play when sophomore Joe Fiorino snuck a wrist shot into the cage off a helper from Dominic DiMambro.
  • The visitors tallied again a few minutes later when Travis Quigley sent one home after a pass from Andrew Ray. 
  • The Rams looked to have a great chance to score midway through the second frame when senior Jack Sheehan sprung free, but his shot hit the post and deflected out of trouble. 
  • The Rams had back-to-back power play opportunities early in the third but solid goaltending by sophomore Alec Marshall kept the Rams off the board. 
  • Rams sophomore Bryan Whelan looked to cut the deficit in half with under ten minutes to play when a long pass sent him on a breakaway. He beat the goalie with a deke to the right but the shot clanged off the post and was cleared out of the zone. 
  • The Rams got on the board with just under four minutes to play when Soren Colstrup sent in a wrist shot over the goalie’s right shoulder after a pass from Trevor Lewandoski to make it a one-score game. 
  • The Rams pulled the goalie in the final moments but could not find the equalizer. 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • Marshall made 29 stops in goal for SNHU. Freshman Blake Carlson made 53 saves in his first collegiate action for the Rams. 
  • The Penman outshot the Rams by a 55-to-30 margin including a 21-to-5 clip in the 2nd period.
  • The visitors were 0-for-5 on the power play while the Rams were 0-for-4 on the man advantage. 

UP NEXT:

The Rams travel to MASCAC foe Plymouth State on Thursday, November 14 for a 6 p.m. puck drop. 

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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