Men's Varsity Hockey vs. Colorado University

L 1-2

5:15 PM - Friday, October 26, 2012
Boulder, Colorado
Non-conference Match

Recap

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.<p>
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.<p>
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.<p>
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.<p>
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.<p>
With the loss the Blades are now 2-4 on the year and the University of Colorado is now 3-4.<p>
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.

Next Up

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.