By Framingham State athletics
FRAMINGHAM – UMass Dartmouth’s Sky Silverstein scored four times en route to a 6-5 win over Framingham State in MASCAC action Thursday evening at Loring Arena in Framingham.
Framingham State is now 2-1 overall and 1-1 in the Conference.
UMass Dartmouth improves to 2-2 overall.
HOW IT HAPPENED:
- The Rams jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead, in the second minute of play Elijah Slagter squeaked a wrister through Daniel Davidson’s pads to go up 1-0. A few moments later Dylan Marty buried a shot in back of the net to make it 2-0.
- The Corsairs answered a moment later when Sky Silverstein finished off a setup from Clay Ellerbrock.
- Silverstein scored again a little over halfway through the first to knot the game back at two.
- Silverstein registered the first period hat-trick 14 minutes into the first when he finished off a one-time pass from Clay Ellerbrock to take a 3-2 advantage.
- The Rams evened the score early in the second when Kaleb Kinsky grabbed a loose puck in front of the goal and sent it home on the power-play.
- UMD regained the lead midway through the second period on the power play when Silverstein scored his fourth of the game on a slap shot through traffic from the point. About a minute later UMD scored on another long slap shot, this time from Stephon Perreault to build their lead to 5-3.
- The high paced affair continued when Kaleb Kinsky scored off a helper from Slagter to cut the Rams deficit back to one goal.
- Framingham State scored to tie the game with just over six minutes to play when Ashton Collazo sent in a loose puck after Dylan Marty’s attempt was blocked. At the five-minute mark the Rams had a breakaway while shorthanded but the shot hit the post and was cleared out of danger.
- UMD had an extended 5-on-3 power play that they converted on in with just over two minutes to play when Justin Weinbrenner tipped in a strike from Stephon Perreault to reach the final margin.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
- Silverstein scored four times and assisted on another to lead the way for the Corsairs. Perreault had a goal and two helpers.
- Kinsky scored twice while Slagter and Marty each picked up a goal and two assists.
- Blake Carlson made 8 saves in the first period before giving way to Trevor Stenberg who turned away 11 shots.
- Daniel Davidson made 28 saves in the win for the Corsiars.
UP NEXT: The Rams will return to the ice on Saturday when they travel to Fitchburg State for a MASCAC matchup at 4 p.m.