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Dordt College Blades Hockey vs. Nebraska

February 1, 2014

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(Sioux Center, Iowa (Vernon Arena)) Dordt College gave up two goals in each period, falling 6-0 to the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the final games of the season for the Blades. Dordt's season come to a conclusion with an overall mark of 6-18 and 1-9 in MACHA play while the Huskers improve to 17-4-2-2 on the year and 7-1-2 in conference play.

Andrew Alpsteg notched his sixth goal of the season at 12:24 and added a power play goal at 5:27 when he redirected a shot from Drew Kokosa to give the Huskers the 2-0 lead.

Drew Kokosa gave Nebraska a 3-0 lead at 17:33 in the second period, with his 20th goal of the year and Ross Johnson scored his 24th of the season to make it 4-0.

Johnson tallied his 25th marker of the year, banging home a rebound at 17:32 of the third and Mike Pickerel picked up his eighth of the season for the 6-0 final. Dordt had two shots ring off the crossbar in the third period but couldn't thwart the Nebraska shut-out bid.

Alpsteg had two goals and two assists for a four point outing while Kokosa and Johnson both had three points.

The Blades were outshot 39-16 for the game as Nate Sandercock picked up his first shut-out of the season, turning away all of Dordt's efforts. Riley Braun had 33 saves in goal for the Blades.

Dordt's Current Record: 6-18-0-0 (1-9-0-0)
Opponent's Current Record: 17-4-0 (0-0-0)

Team Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Final
Dordt College 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 2 2 2 6
Dordt Goal Leaders Total
None
Opponent Goal Leaders Total
Johnson, Ross 2
Alpsteg, Andrew 2
Pickerel, Mike 1
Kokosa, Drew 1
Dordt Assist Leaders Total
None
Opponent Assist Leaders Total
Kokosa, Andrew 2
Alpsteg, Andrew 2
Johnson, Ross 1
Pickerel, Mike 1

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