UMC MEN’S HOCKEY CLUB SCORES THREE IN THIRD PERIOD TO WIN 4-2 OPENING

The University of Minnesota’s Crookston Men’s Club (UMC) hockey team saw their first two weekends of the season postponed and they were eager to kick off the 2021-2022 season and scored just over two minutes after the game started and added three in the third period in a 4-2 victory over the University of Jamestown at the Crookston Sports Center. UMC’s Josh Pieper (Sr-Baudette) scored the only goal of the first period and it was 1-0 after 20 minutes. Jimmies Braxton Nies scored the only goal of the second period to make it a 1-1 after two periods with UMC being outscored 31-17, but Golden Eagles goalie Braden Schmitz (Fresh-Devils Lake, ND) got up on his head and stood up tall in goal, keeping it 1-1. The Golden Eagles led the way in the third period with a pair of goals from Tyler Zahradka (Soph-Grand Forks Central (ND) with just one power play. Casey Kallock (Sr-East Grand Forks) actually scored the first. in third to give UMC the 2-1 lead they never gave up. Both teams will finish the weekend series tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 p.m. at Crookston Sports Center. UMC is 1-0 while that the Jimmies are 1-3.

1st2nd3rdTotal
Jamestown0112
Crookston1034

1st period
2:12 – UMC – Josh Pieper (Austin Ryba, Casey Kallock)

2nD Period
7:58 – UJ – Braxton Nies (Blake Biermaier

3rd period
2:22 – UMC – Casey Kallock unassisted
6:46 – UMC – Tyler Zahradka (Dylan Borseth) (PP)
7:46 – UJ – Christian Jarmusz without assistance
9:40 a.m. – UMC – Tyler Zahradka (Nathan Huot)

Checked in1st2nd3rdFinal
Samuel Potter – UJ79723
Braden Schmitz – UMC18121646
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