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College hockey: Peca's short-handed goal helps Quinnipiac top RPI, 301

College hockey: Peca's short-handed goal helps Quinnipiac top RPI, 301

Matthew Peca’s short-handed goal at 11:31 in the third period put Quinnipiac ahead for good in a 3-1

Matthew Peca’s short-handed goal at 11:31 in the third period put Quinnipiac ahead for good in a 3-1 win over Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Saturday at Houston Field House.

Kellen Jones scored on a power play to give the Bobcats (6-0-0 ECACH, 10-3-2 overall) a 1-0 lead in the first period, but RPI (0-5-1, 3-6-3) drew even with a Mike

Zalewski power-play tally late in the second. It was Zalewski’s first score of the season.

Clay Harvey ended the game with an empty-net goal for Quinnipiac.

Eric Hartzell made 21 saves on 22 shots for the Bobcats, and Jason Kasdorf made 21 saves on 23 shots for the Engineers.

Quinnipiac 1 0 2 — 3

RPI 0 1 0 — 1

First Period — 1, Quinnipiac, K. Jones 2 (Van Brabant, C. Jones), 16:59 (pp). Penalties — Harvey, Qui (tripping), 4:53; Curadi, RPI (boarding), 12:04; Van Brabant, Qui (boarding), 14:35; Haggerrty, RPI (interference), 15:18; C. Jones, Qui (cross-checking), 19:25.

Second Period — 2, RPI, Zalewski 1 (Bubela, Schroeder), 18:34 (pp). Penalties — Davies, Qui (holding the stick), 5:57;

Davies, Qui (tripping), 14:33; Samuels-Thomas, Qui (boarding), 18:16.

Third Period — 3, Quinnipiac, Peca 4 (Davies), 11:31 (sh). 4, Quinnipiac, Harvey 1, 18:50 (en). Penalties — Rogic, RPI (hooking), 2:48; Dalhuisen, Qui (holding the stick), 7:46; C. Jones, Qui (boarding), 10:46; Dalhuisen, Qui (boarding), 10:46.

Shots on goal — Quinnipiac 12-5-7 — 24. RPI 6-12-4 — 22.

Power-play opportunities — Quinnipiac 1 of 3; RPI 1 of 9.

Goalies — Quinnipiac, Hartzell 10-2-2

(22 shots-21 saves). RPI, Kasdorf 1-1-1

(23-21).

A — 2,557. T — 2:08.

Referees — Chip McDonald, Andy O’Brien. Linesmen — Brad Leblanc, Brett Reed.

SKIDMORE 1, St. Michael’s 0

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Zach Menard’s fifth goal of the season came in the last minute of the first period, but goalie Spencer Sodokoff made it stand up as the winner with 19 saves in his first collegiate shutout for Skidmore (4-3-1 ECAC East, 5-3-2 overall.

St. Michael’s (1-6-0, 2-7-0) got 20 saves from Dave Donzanti.

St. Michael’s 0 0 0 — 0

Skidmore 1 0 0 — 1

First Period — 1, Skidmore, Menard 5 (Even, Gavrik), 19:26. Penalties — None.

Second Period — No scoring. Penalties — Weinstein, Skd (hooking), 4:17; Nilsson, Skd (tripping), 17:03.

Third Period — No scoring. Penalties — Soustal, StM (hooking), 12:40.

Shots on goal — St. Michael’s 7-8-4 — 19. Skidmore 12-4-5 — 21.

Power-play opportunities — St.

Michael’s 0 of 2; Skidmore 0 of 1.

Goalies — St. Michael’s, Donzanti 1-1-0 (21 shots-20 saves). Skidmore, Sodokoff 2-1-2 (19-19).

A — 135. T — 1:49.

Referees — Ricky Thibodeau, Mike Cross. Linesman — Matt Luther.

HVCC 7, BROOME CC 2

BINGHAMTON — Hudson Valley CC (4-4) got three goals and an assist from James Murphy, while William Huber added a goal and three assists.

Mike Fay stopped 22 shots for the win.

Women

Quinnipiac 4, UNION 1

HAMDEN, Conn. — Nicole Brown and Regan Boulton both had a goal and an assist for Quinnipiac (6-3-1 ECACH, 10-7-2 overall).

Union (0-4-2, 3-8-2) got a power-play goal from Christine Valente and 41 saves from Shenae Lundberg.

Union 1 0 0 — 1

Quinnipiac 2 0 2 — 4

First Period — 1, Quinnipiac, Brown 4 (Babstock, Boulton), 1:57. 2, Union, Valente 4 (Kurio, Trancell-Fontaine), 12:32 (pp). 3, Quinnipiac, Boulton 4 (Kosta, Uden Johansson), 18:03 (pp). Penalties — Uden Johansson, Qui (interference), 6:05; Fritz-Ward, Wui (hooking), 11:32; Johnston, Uni (holding), 16:58.

Second Period — No scoring. Penalties — Thomson, Uni (checking), 1:57; Turner, Uni (checking), 11:47; Valente, Uni (cross-checking), 13:23.

Third Period — 4, Quinnipiac, Wignall 1 (Babstock, Kosta), 4:58. 5, Quinnipiac, Fritz-Ward 2 (Brown, Connery), 17:59 (pp). Penalties — Norton, Uni (hooking), 16:33.

Shots on goal — Union 7-3-6 — 16. Quinnipiac 20-14-11 —45.

Power-play opportunities — Union 1 of 2; Quinnipiac 2 of 5.

Goalies — Union,Lundberg 2-5-2 (45 shots-41 saves). Quinnipiac Vigilanti 9-5-1 (16-15).

A — 307. T — 1:54.

Referees — Robert Cerilli, Venance Lorenz. Linesmen — Peter Terreri, Kyle Richtelle.

RPI 4, PRinceton 3

PRINCETON — Jordan Smelker scored twice, including the game-winner at 8:16 of the third period, to give Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1-5-0 ECACH, 3-11-2 overall) its first conference win of the season.

Princeton’s Kelly Cooke tried to rally the Tigers (2-6-2, 5-7-2) in the third period, scoring all three of her team’s goals, twice short-handed. Corey Stearns had the first assist on all three scores.

RPI 1 2 1 — 4

Princeton 0 0 3 — 3

First Period — 1, RPI, Horton 5, 19:51 (sh). Penalties — Le Donne, RPI (checking), 1:45; Shanahan, Pri (holding), 11:24; Cox, RPI (tripping), 18:27.

Second Period — 2, RPI, Cox 6, :44. 3, Smelker 5 (Horton, Mahoney), 5:09. Penalties — Pankowski, Pri (checking), 1:14; Pankowski, Pri (roughing), 6:25; Marzario, RPI (checking), 11:23; Marzario, RPI (tripping), 15:45; Wash, RPI (slashing), 19:54.

Third Period — 4, Princeton, Cooke 8 (Stearns), 3:53 (sh). 5, Princeton, Cooke 9 (Stearns), 4:48 (sh). 6, RPI, Smelker 6 (Le Donne), 8:16. 7, Princeton, Cooke 10

(Stearns, Butler), 17:45. Penalties — Figueroa, Pri (holding), 3:19, Marzario, RPI (hooking), 13:25.

Shots on goal — RPI 11-13-3 — 27. Princeton 7-3-6 — 16.

Power-play opportunities — RPI 0 of 4; Princeton 0 of 6.

Goalies — RPI, O’Brien 2-10-1 (16 shots-13 saves). Princeton, Newell 5-7-2 (27-23).

A — 175. T — 1:50.

Referees — Robert St. Lawrence, Andy O’Brien. Linesmen — Joe Testa, Brett Reed.

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