Dordt College Blades Hockey vs. Metro State
October 27, 2012
(Littleton, Colorado) A five goal outburst in the second period propelled Metro State University of Denver to an 8-4 win over the Dordt Blades this evening in an ACHA D3 game contested in Littleton, Colorado. The game was the final game of a three match road trip in Colorado.
The Blades skated evenly with the Roadrunners for the opening 20 minutes and the teams went in to the locker room deadlocked at 2-2.
Metro State tallied 5 straight in the second session to take a commanding 7-2 lead entering the final period. Jerome Rowell had the first 3 goals of the period to record the natural hat trick while Shane McGuiness and Dan Sheehan added the others.
Dordt managed to pull to within 3 with back to back goals by Huitsing and Postman in the final frame while Metro State added 1 for the 8-4 final.
Metro State improves to 6-1 on the year while the Blades fall to 2-5.
Dordt College will return to their home ice next week where they have a perfect 2-0 record. The Blades will play host to Missouri State for a pair of games Friday and Saturday. On Friday, November 2 the game will begin at 7:30 pm while the Saturday, November 3 game faces off at 4:15 pm; both games can be heard via webcast.
Dordt's Current Record: 2-5-0-0 (0-0-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 6-1-0 (0-0-0)
|Team||Period 1||Period 2||Period 3||Final|
|Dordt Goal Leaders||Total|
|Opponent Goal Leaders||Total|
|Dordt Assist Leaders||Total|
|Andrew De Haan||1|
|Andrew De Young||1|
|Opponent Assist Leaders||Total|
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