Dordt College Blades Hockey vs. Colorado University
October 26, 2012
(Boulder, Colorado) Playing in their second game in as many days, the Dordt Blades rallied in the third period before falling to the University of Colorado 2-1 on Friday evening in Boulder, Colorado.
The first period was winding to a close before Colorado finally broke the 0-0 deadlock with a Robert Ash marker with just 49 seconds left in the opening frame of action and Colorado took a 1-0 lead in to the first intermission.
Two and a half minutes into period number 2 the Buffaloes added to their lead with a goal by Max Pendergrast to make it 2-0 and neither team would find the back of the net again for 23 plus minutes.
Dylan Van Dyk put the visiting Blades on the board on cut the Colorado lead down to just one with a goal coming at the 13:55 mark of the third period after an assist from Nic Enerson. The goal brought renewed life to the Blades, who will play 3 nights in a row, but they could not find the equalizer, losing 2-1.
The scoresheet showed Riley Braun turning in a solid performance in goal, turning away 59 of the 61 Colorado shots, while listing Dordt College with just 18 shots on goal.
With the loss the Blades are now 2-4 on the year and the University of Colorado is now 3-4.
The Blades will finish off their Colorado tour with a 10:00 pm game on Saturday, October 27 against Metro State University of Denver in Littleton, Colorado.
Dordt's Current Record: 2-4-0-0 (2-0-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 3-4-0 (0-0-0)
|Team||Period 1||Period 2||Period 3||Final|
|Dordt Goal Leaders||Total|
|Dylan Van Dyk||1|
|Opponent Goal Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Assist Leaders||Total|
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