UWSP Hockey: Men Win, Ladies Lose

RIVER FALLS, Wis. – Four different Pointers scored as the UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team skated past the Falcons 5-2 Friday evening.

Joshua Daley (Pittsburgh, PA) got the Pointers on the board just over a minute into the game, scoring off the stick of Garrett Ladd (Fenton, MI).

Five minutes later Johnny Meo (Vernon Hills, IL/Ursuline) scored his eighth goal of the season to give UWSP the early 2-0 lead.

The Falcons cut the deficit in half, scoring a late first period goal.

The Pointers continued to dominate in the second period as Daley tallied his second goal of the evening and Scott Henegar (Trenton, MI/Trenton) gave UWSP the 4-1 advantage.

Midway through the third, Evan Dixon (Novi, MI) capped off the Pointers scoring as he tallied his fifth goal of the season.

Nick Graves (Hewitt, WI/Ashwaubenon) earned the win in net, tallying 32 saves in the contest. The Falcons used two different goalies in the contest to combine for 30 saves.

UWSP returns to action Saturday, Jan. 26 at it hosts UW-Eau Claire at 7 p.m. for White Out Night.

ADRIAN, Mich. – The UW-Stevens Point women's hockey team couldn't hold onto an early 2-0 lead as it dropped a conference matchup to Adrian College Friday evening, 6-4.

Brooke Hanson (Maple Grove, MN/Maple Grove) tallied the only first period goal as she scored off the sticks of Ava Plamondon (Blackhawk, CO/Nederland) and Hannah Smith (Spokane, WA/East Valley).

The Pointers took the 2-0 lead midway through the second period as Emily Lester (Eau Claire, WI/Memorial) tallied her ninth goal of the year.

Adrian responded with two goals in less than two minutes in the second period to knot up the game at 2-2.

UWSP responded 30 seconds later as Michelle Lunneborg (Richfield, MN/Richfield) and Hannah Smith (Spokane, WA/East Valley) teamed up to give the Pointers the lead again.

Adrian dominated the third period, scoring four goals to seal the victory.

Nikki Kloes (Antigo, WI/Antigo) tallied the Pointers only third period goal.

Hillary Drake (Mosinee, WI/Mosinee) recorded the loss in goal, tallying 22 saves. Brittany Zeches and Allie Carter shared time in the net for Adrian combining for 41 saves.

UWSP (10-7-2, 8-4-2 NCHA) and Adrian (15-5, 10-5) will face-off again tomorrow afternoon 2 p.m. EST.

COURTESY UW-STEVENS POINT


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