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Dordt College Blades Hockey vs. University of Wisconsin-Platteville

December 7, 2012

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(Dubuque, Iowa (Mystique Community Ice Center)) The Dordt Blades dropped a 5-2 MACHA game in Dubuque, Iowa this evening (December 7) against the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The Blades fall to 3-11 on the season while UWP improves to 11-5-2.

The Pioneers struck first with a power play goal at 15:28 in the first period but the Blades answered just over a minute later with an Eric Huitsing goal on an assist from Brandon Fast.

The Pioneers banged home two more goals in the session, enjoying a 3-1 lead heading into the first intermission. UWP scored two more goals in the final five minutes of the second period to take a 5-1 lead and the Blades answered with a goal midway through the third period for the 5-2 final. The Blade goal in the third was Brandon Fast's team leading 8th goal with a helper from Eric Grootenboer.

Dordt netminder Riley Braun turned away 44 shots in goal for the Blades while Bryton Melenas made 19 saves for the Pioneers.

Dordt's Current Record: 3-11-0-0 (2-5-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 10-5-0 (2-1-0)

Team Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Final
Dordt College 1 0 1 2
University of Wisconsin-Platteville 3 2 0 5
Dordt Goal Leaders Total
Eric Huitsing 1
Brandon Fast 1
Opponent Goal Leaders Total
Fisk, Ethan 1
Zenner, Riley 1
Rajak, Gojko 1
Morz, Elias 1
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
Eric Grootenboer 1
Brandon Fast 1
Opponent Assist Leaders Total
None

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