Syracuse ice hockey rolls over Penn State, 4-1, for second straight day

first_imgFor the second straight day, Syracuse (7-10-5, 6-2-2 College Hockey America) dominated in the shot department, defeating Penn State (5-15-4, 4-5-1), 4-1, on Saturday at Tennity Ice Pavilion. On Friday, SU beat PSU, 3-1.On Saturday afternoon, Syracuse outshot and out-attempted the Nittany Lions 34-15 and 50-22, respectively, and rode a four-goal third period to a 4-1 victory. The Orange scored four goals for the first time since Nov. 11 at Mercyhurst.Following a scoreless first period, Penn State opened up the scoring 9:30 in the second period with Abby Welch’s first goal of the season. Abby is the sister of SU goalie Maddi Welch. From that moment on, Syracuse piled on shot after shot before finally striking moments into the final frame.Thirty-seven seconds into the third period, SU’s Allie Munroe scored what would be the first of three quick-strike goals for the Orange in a four minute, 52 second span. Less than two minutes later, Laurence Porlier scored. Munroe padded the lead 3:31 later for her second goal of the day.Syracuse continued to dictate the play for the remainder of the period and Brooke Avery scored an empty-net goal with 55 seconds remaining. Despite dominating Penn State in shots and shot attempts and on the scoreboard, Syracuse was dead even at 29 on faceoff wins and losses and took twice as many penalties (6-3).AdvertisementThis is placeholder textWith the win, Syracuse continues to gain ground in the CHA standings and remains in second place behind leader Robert Morris (14-2-5, 8-1-1). Syracuse next plays at Lindenwood (5-14-2, 3-6-1) on Friday in St. Charles, Missouri, to start a two-day weekend road trip. Comments Published on January 14, 2017 at 6:33 pm Contact Jake: jafalk@syr.edu Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Ibisevic: We returned Necessary Confidence with the Victory against Gibraltar

first_imgAfter the victory of the national team of BiH in yesterday’s match against Gibraltar as part of the qualifications for the World Cup that will be played next year in Russia, and double scorer Vedad Ibisevic said that our players returned their confidence.“Last night we had a task to play this match as good as possible. We did our best, we played well and the most important thing is that we did what we needed to do. This was an important match, and especially when we remember the match in Greece. Tonight we returned our necessary self-confidence,” said Ibisevic.Besides attacker of Hertha, Avdija Vrsajevic, Edin Visca and Ermin Bicakcic scored for our national team as well.(Source: klix.ba)last_img read more