Suffolk Edges Western New England in CCC Action, 2-1

Junior forward Tyler Hines scored his first goal of the season in Western New England's 2-1 loss at Suffolk on Thursday night (photo by Rachael Margossian).
Junior forward Tyler Hines scored his first goal of the season in Western New England's 2-1 loss at Suffolk on Thursday night (photo by Rachael Margossian).

Hines scores late in third period for Golden Bears

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (November 16, 2017) –
The Western New England University ice hockey team was edged by Suffolk University, 2-1, on Thursday evening in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Emmons Horrigan O'Neil Rink. 

Top Performers
• Junior forward Tyler Hines (North Haven, Conn.) scored his first goal of the season late in the third period.
• Senior forward David DiSchiavi (Etobicoke, Ont.) provided an assist on Hines' tally.

• Senior Jack Jenkins (Billerica, Mass.) and sophomore Brian Brooks (Canton, Mass.) both found the back of the net for Suffolk.

Game Review
• Brooks staked the Rams to a 1-0 lead midway through the first period with the help of assists from freshman Matt Bucher (Cromwell, Conn.) and junior Connor Parent (Danvers, Mass.).
• After a scoreless second period, Suffolk doubled its lead 2:21 into the third when Jenkins produced a power play goal.
• DiSchiavi set up Hines for his first goal of the season at the 16:55 mark of the third to get the Golden Bears back into the game, but Western New England was unable to complete the comeback as Suffolk held on for the win. 

Notes
• Western New England outshot Suffolk 36-35, but the Rams held a 46-40 edge in the faceoff circle.
• Junior goaltender Kevin Gollmer (Flourtown, Pa.) finished with 33 saves for the Golden Bears.
• Suffolk junior netminder Michael Levine (Clarendon Hill, Ill.) stopped 35 of the 36 shots that he faced.

Up Next
Western New England (2-3-1, 1-3-1 CCC) and Suffolk (2-4-0, 1-4-0) complete their two-game series on Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the Olympia Ice Center.