Duke with comeback statement win,16-12. For the second consecutive game, the #1 ranked Duke Blue Devils fell behind but persevered and bested the talented Robert Morris squad, 16-12 in the final weekend DI game of the weekend.
RMU jumped out to a 4-0 lead with the onslaught in just 5:46. Duke cut it to 4-1 but Bob Morris pushed it to 5-1. That’s when Duke woke up and flexed their defensive arms and held RMU scoreless for 31:48 while chipping away and building a lead. Nakeie Montgomery set the pace for Duke with a 3 goal 1 helper game.
Duke had 16 players register at least one point. Cameron Badour notched a hat trick. Phil Robertson and Dyson Williams each had a pair. Phenom, Michael Sowers contributed three assists to move his early season total to six.
Another transfer, Mike Adler entered the affair after the 5th goal that Turner Uppton surrendered and showed why he has been heavily hyped with 11 saves. Andrew Bonafede also saw the net and turned away 2 of the 4 shots he encountered.
For the never say die, Robert Morris, Corson Kealey carried the load with 5 points with four goals. Ryan Smith nailed three with an assist while Austin Popovich supplied 2 more goals and a helper. Jake Boudreau also netted a pair with Ben Savick stopping 15 while allowing the entire 16.
Duke with comeback statement win,16-12.