PAXTON, Mass: The Anna Maria Men's Ice Hockey Team fell short in today's non-conference match up against Neumann University 6-1 in Aston Pennsylvania.
How it Happened
The knights (1-12-2) were able to score in bunches this evening as they put up three goals in the first period, and added three more in the third. Thomas Mansbridge, Tommy Dougherty, and Barry Kneedler were able to capitalize in the first, to give Neumann a 3-0 lead going into the second period.
The AMCATS (4-11-4) held Neumann scoreless in the second period and were able to get themselves on the board 12:42 into the second period. The lone Anna Maria goal came off the stick of Kade McCartin (North Branford, Conn.) for his first goals of the season. Kade was assisted by Aleksandr Makarov (Indian Trail, NC) and Gavin Proeh (Highland Park, IL) to cut the deficit to just 2 with a 3-1 score going into the third.
The third was all Neumann again as they added on three more scores from Chris Caldwell, Joe Mitchell, and Jc Moritz. Those would be the final goals of the contests to give the Knights a 6-1 victory over the AMCATS. Penalties were a huge factor in today's match up, with three of Neumann's goals coming on power plays.
Mike Cosentino allowed just the 1 goal and tallied 39 saves.
Brendan Boncore (Oakland, MI) allowed 5 goals tonight while having 23 saves.
Patrick McGuane (Castleton, NY) allowed 1 goal and had 11 saves in the 12 minutes he was in net for Anna Maria.
Inside the Numbers
Shots: AMC 40, NU 40,
Face Off Wins: AMC 30, NU 37,
Penalties: AMC 23 minutes on 10 infractions, Nu 41 minutes on 11 infractions,
Power Plays: AMC 1 for 6 (16%), NU 3 for 10 (30%)
Neumann will be back on the ice this Sunday to face Chatham at 12 PM.
Anna Maria will be right back on the ice tomorrow to face off against Wilkes University at 5 PM.