Tigers survive big comeback, 10-8. In D3 action, the (5-0) the Colorado College Tigers kicked off a trip to Maryland in the front end of a pair of games. The St. Mary’s Maryland Seahawks (2-3) provided the opposition for this one.
The Tigers roared out to a 2-0 lead with just 2:26 played when Anders Erickson (2g,1a) quickly followed by Elliot Nelson (2g) kicked off the festivities but, Abe Hubbard (3g) would close the tight first quarter at 2-1. Erickson and Jake Brocato (1g) exchanged goals before FoGo. Winston Chodnicki (1g) and Jack Haims (2g,1a) pushed it to 5-2 Tigers.
Dominic Venanzi (2g) closed the half with a Seahawks tally that made it 5-3. Venanzi made it a one-goal game before CCU stormed the third quarter when Dylan Wells (1g,1a), Haims, Luca Lietti (1g), and Malay Hansen (1g) took the combatants to the final quarter with CCU in the driver’s seat, 9-4.
Erickson got the helper on a second Nelson score pushing it to a six-goal lead. A thunderous Seahawks comeback that featured a pair from Jude Brown (2g). A pair from Abe Hubbard to complete his hat trick got it to 10-8 with 7:28 to play. The CCU defense tightened down and put the fire out to keep the undefeated season alive.
Dis Dat and the Other Thing
Chodnicki was outstanding for the Tigers with his 9 for 15 from the “X”, 3 ground balls, and a goal. Ben Anastos made 8 saves in the CCU net while The Seahawks saw DJ Walker and Kyrle Preis each playing 30:00 and posting 7 saves each. Tigers survive big comeback.