O'Dea nets second goal of the season for Golden Bears
BEVERLY, Mass. (November 3, 2018) – The Western New England University ice hockey team suffered an 8-1 setback to Endicott College on Saturday afternoon in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action at Raymond Bourque Arena.
Endicott senior forward Joseph Slovak (South Yarmouth, Mass.) paced the Gulls with a hat trick, while senior Tommy Besinger (Milton, Mass.) added a goal and two assists.
Junior James Winkler (York, Maine) got the home team off to a 1-0 lead with a power play goal midway through the first period. Freshman Ricky Carballo (Keller, Texas) and Besinger also found the back of the net in the opening frame as the Gulls led 3-0 after 20 minutes.
Slovak scored two of his three goals in the second period, including a short-handed goal with three minutes to play that extended Endicott's lead to 5-0.
The Gulls outscored the Golden Bears 3-1 in the third period, with Western New England's goal coming courtesy of O'Dea.
• Endicott outshot Western New England 40-25.
• In 74 career games, O'Dea has recorded 58 points with 31 goals and 27 assists.
Both teams will be back in action on Friday night, as Western New England (0-3-0, 0-2-0 CCC) travels to the University of New England and Endicott (2-0-1, 2-0-0 CCC) plays at Nichols.