Dordt College Blades Hockey vs. Calvin (Calvin Invitational)
October 6, 2012
(Grand Rapids, Michigan) Dordt College got on the board first and led 1-0 after 48 minutes of play against the Calvin Knights but gave up 6 unanswered goals to fall 6-1 in their final outing at the Calvin Invitational. With the loss Dordt College falls to 0-2 on the year while the Knights move to 2-0.
The Blades' Andrew De Young tallied the opening goal of the contest with 8:45 remaining in the first period off an assist from Dylan Van Dyk to give Dordt a 1-0 lead that they would take in to the intermission. The goal was De Young's first of the season while Van Dyk picks up his first point as a Dordt Blade.
Dordt College maintained their 1 goal cushion heading in to the second intermission as neither team was able to find the back of the net in the middle session of play.
Calvin was finally able to get the puck past Dordt netminder Riley Braun at 12:30 in the third period when Scott Plakmeyer netted a power play goal to tie the game at 1-1. Calvin's Brad Wojtaszak put Calvin up for good at 7:35 and 25 seconds later Brent Harris gave the Knights a 2 goal cushion.
Calvin added goals at 5:55 (Plakmeyer), 5:04 (Wojtaszak) and 1:17 (Loney) to pick up the second win of their home invitational.
Riley Braun had 32 saves in the loss for Dordt while Trevor Boardway picked up the win turning away 21 of Dordt's 22 shots.
Dordt College will return to the ice for their home opener on Friday, October 19 at 7:30 pm in the Vernon Arena as they take on Kansas. The Blades will play Kansas a second time on Saturday, October 20 beginning at 4:15 pm. Both games are part of a large slate of activities scheduled for Dordt College's "Parent's Weekend".
Dordt's Current Record: 0-2-0-0 (0-0-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 2-0-0 (0-0-0)
|Team||Period 1||Period 2||Period 3||Final|
|Calvin (Calvin Invitational)||0||0||6||6|
|Dordt Goal Leaders||Total|
|Andrew De Young||1|
|Opponent Goal Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Dylan Van Dyk||1|
|Opponent Assist Leaders||Total|
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