The College of St. Scholastica Saints (2-5-0) and 6th ranked St. Norbert College Green Knights (7-2-1) both won their games on the opening day of the MCHA/NCHA Thanksgiving Tournament.
The St. Scholastica Saints snapped a five-game losing streak Friday night when they defeated the Lawrence University Vikings (2-5-0) by a score of 9-2.
The Saints opened the scoring early in the first period with a goal at the 1:19 mark by Paul Marcoux. Keegan Bruce, at the 4:23 mark, and Chad Golanowski, at the 4:59 mark, also scored for to lift the Saints to a 3-0 lead at the end of the first period.
Two goals, at the 0:32 mark and 4:52 mark, by St. Scholastica’s Brandon Nowakowski made the game 5-0 in the second period. After another St. Scholastica goal from Brett Corcoran at the 9:09 mark, Lawrence University got on the board with a goal from Renato Engler at the 17:19 mark to make it 6-1.
Third period goals from Bobby Lipsett, at the 4:28 mark, and Brenden Kotyk, at the 5:09 and 8:17 mark, added to the Saints lead to make it 9-1. Rudi Pino scored at the 19:10 mark to give Lawrence University a consolation goal. [Read more…]