Seahawks drop 3-1 decision to Golden Bears
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Freshman goalie Tim Carr (Pine Bush, N.Y.) compiled 39 saves for his first collegiate win to lead the Western New England men's hockey team to a 3-1 victory over visiting Salve Regina in an ECAC Northeast contest Saturday evening (Feb. 11) at Smead Arena.
Western New England took a 1-0 lead when sophomore forward Dan Monahan (Monroe, N.J.) scored just 1:02 into the game with assists from senior forward Mike Kaselouskas (East Longmeadow, Mass.) and sophomore defenseman Cam Napolitan (East Longmeadow, Mass.).
Sophomore forward John Kelly (Staten Island, N.Y.) put the Golden Bears ahead 2-0 with an unassisted goal at 7:16 of the second period.
A short time later Carr turned away a pair of short-handed breakaway opportunities by freshman forward John Scorcia (Tampa, Fla.) and junior forward Jacob Hutt (Menlo Park, Calif.) in a 15-second span, then stopped three other power play attempts.
The Seahawks (6-17, 2-10 ECAC Northeast) got on the board when freshman forward Chad Goodwin (Whitinsville, Mass.) netted a goal at 7:39 of the third period. Sophomore defenseman Chad Hollenshade (Lutherville, Md.) and Scorcia had the assists.
Sophomore forward Chris Connors (Albany, N.Y.) fired-in an important insurance goal at 11:36 with assists from senior forward Rory Hansen (Noblesville, Ind.) and Kelly.
SRU pulled junior goalie Mike McDonald (Whitby, Ontario) (21 saves) with 2:46 remaining in regulation, but couldn't score.
Courtesy of WNE Sports Information