Hockey Results

Dordt College Blades Hockey vs. Nebraska

January 25, 2013

Game Media

(Sidner Ice Arena, Fremont, Nebraska) After skating to a scoreless tie after 20 minutes of play the Dordt Blades surrendered four goals in the second period before falling by a 6-3 final to the University of Nebraska. The Blades fall to 3-15 with the loss while Nebraska moves to 9-7-0-1.

The Dordt Blades gave up three goals in less than a minute in the second period to fall behind 3-0. Zach Ross got the Huskers on the board first with a goal at 13:06 and thirty second later Cody Duncan made it a 2-0 hockey game. At 12:17 a marker from Alex Olson made it 3-0 and Nebraska extended their lead to 4-0 with another Cody Duncan goal at 3:50.

The third period started out well for the Blades as they got on they picked up a tally less than two minutes in to the period as Jon Gesink scored his first goal of the year at 18:12 with helpers from Brandon Fast and Eric Walter. A power play goal at 11:48 by Eric Grootenboer in to the top right corner after a face off win by Brandon Fast made it a 4-2 game and put the Blades within striking distance. Eric Walter made it a 4-3 game at 9:57 with an assist from Mitch Ten Napel and had the Blades breathing down the neck of the Huskers.

Goals at 7:32 and 5:11 by Nebraska's Mike Keogh and Andy Alpsteg put the game out of reach for the 6-3 final.

Riley Braun had 28 saves in goal for the Blades while Jason Hughes has 17 saves for the Huskers.

The Blades will face off against the Huskers again tomorrow in Fremont, Nebraska at 4:00 pm in the Sidner Ice Arena.

Dordt's Current Record: 3-15-0-0 (0-0-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 9-7-0 (0-0-0)

Team Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Final
Dordt College 0 0 3 3
Nebraska 0 4 2 6
Dordt Goal Leaders Total
Eric Grootenboer 1
Jon Gesink 1
Eric Walter 1
Opponent Goal Leaders Total
Duncan, Cody 2
Keogh, Mike 1
Olson, Alex 1
Ross, Zach 1
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Brandon Fast 2
Mitchell Ten Napel 1
Eric Walter 1
Opponent Assist Leaders Total
Poland, Taylor 2
Kokosa, Drew 1
Keogh, Mike 1
Alpsteg, Andy 1

For more information, please contact Mike Byker, Sports Information Director, at or (712) 722-6301.