Hockey Hosts Missouri State This Weekend

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Hockey Hosts Missouri State This Weekend

On the Docket…

Defender hockey is in action on March 12 and 13 at home in a pair of contests with Missouri State. Faceoff on Friday is at 7:00 with the Saturday game scheduled for a 1:00 start.

Coverage…

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The Foe…

Missouri State is currently 5-6.

Jacob Holmstrom has 12 goals and 11 assists while Graham Sudduth has seven goals and five assists.  Ryan Moon has six assists and Justin Koch seven while Evan Lassanske has added five goals. Ethan Taplin is the top goalkeeper for Missouri State with a 4-1 record and a 2.61 goals allowed average.

The Defenders…

Dordt is 2-2 at this point with losses to Iowa State on February 12 and 13 and wins over Western Colorado on March 5 and 6. The Defenders’ Kyle Espenson has six goals and four assists in the games reported and Sam De Jong also has six goals to go with two assists. Logan Visser and Eil Visscher each have four goals so far. Ryan Geirnaert is 2-1 in the pipes and ahs a 3.00 goals allowed average.

Last Time…

Dordt blistered Western Colorado last week by scores of 16-1 and 15-2. Sam De Jong and Kyle Espenson had four and three goals respectively in game one and De Jong had three assists and two goals in the second game.  Jacob Petrie and Logan Visser each accounted for two goals in the Saturday win.

The Series…

Dordt is 3-13 in 15 previous meetings with the Bears.

What’s Next…

Dordt concludes the season on March 19 and 20 with a home game on Friday against Iowa State and a road game on Saturday in Ames to conclude the season.