Men's Varsity Hockey vs. Iowa

L 2-7

8:15 PM - Friday, November 9, 2012
Coral Ridge Ice Arena, Coralville, Iowa
Non-conference Match

Recap

Trailing by only a goal after the first period, the Dordt Blades gave up 5 goals in the second frame in falling 7-2 to the Iowa Hawkeyes in Coralville, Iowa this evening (Friday, November 9).<p>
The Hawkeyes struck first as Cody Ringham netted a goal eight minutes into the contest to give Iowa a one goal lead. Just 24 seconds into the second period the Hawkeyes widened their lead to 2 with a goal from Brad Drogos. Nic Enerson picked up his fourth goal of the season for Dordt College with a goal at a minute and a half later to pull the Blades within one at with 18 minutes to go in the second period. Goals for Iowa at 17:12, 7:56 and 1:42 gave the Hawkeyes a 5-1 advantage. <p>
A goal with 31 seconds remaining in second period by Kevin Grootenboer, his first point as a Blade gave Dordt some hope but Iowa responded with a goal of their own with just 5 seconds to play in the frame to take a 6-2 lead in to the locker room.<p>Iowa added one more in the final period for the 7-2 MACHA victory.<p>
Dordt's Riley Braun picked up 21 saves in the loss while Alex Wisnousky had 27 saves in goal for the Hawkeyes.<p>
The Blades will skate against the Hawkeyes again tomorrow (Saturday, November 10) at 4:45 pm in the Coral Ridge Ice Arena.

Next Up

The Blades will skate against the Hawkeyes again tomorrow (Saturday, November 10) at 4:45 pm in the Coral Ridge Ice Arena.