Dordt defeats Augustana (Illinois) 6-5
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Blades scored three goals in the third period to win its first game of the season after suffering two losses in overtime in their first three outings.
Jacob Pietre opened the scoring with a goal off an assist by Caleb Groot and Keaton De Jong.
De Jong scored in in the second period and was assisted by Thomas Soodsma and Wilhelm Oppedyk. Groot scored Dordt’s second goal of the period and the score was tied 3-3 heading to the final period.
Augustana went up 5-3 with a pair of early third period goals but the Blades responded with Mark Schouten scoring on an assist by Petrie and Seth Vander Gugten tied it at 5-5 with a just under six minutes left in regulation.
Schouten then completed the reversal of fortune from the night before when Augustana scored a late goal in regulation to force overtime. There would be no overtime this time as Schouten scored off an assist by Petrie for a 6-5 win.
David Burns faced 29 shots in goal and had 24 saves for the Blades and the Blades put 36 shots on frame in the contest.
The Blades are now 1-3.