Bowling Green Scores Four Third-Period Goals To Top Alabama Huntsville, 4-1
Senior forward Pierre-Luc Mercier scores two goals for Falcons

Senior forward Pierre-Luc Mercier scored two goals for the Falcons
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
2nd 12:59  ALH1-0 EV Kurt Gosselin (4)Cam Knight/4, Brent Fletcher/1
3rd 2:16  BGS1-1 EV Pierre-Luc Mercier (3)Kevin Dufour/7, Frédéric Létourneau/3
3rd 9:15  BGS2-1 EV GW Tyler Spezia (2)Alec Rauhauser/6
3rd 18:52  BGS3-1 PP Pierre-Luc Mercier (4)Mark Friedman/4
3rd 19:28  BGS4-1 EV EN John Schilling (3) -
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Bowling Green  0044
Alabama Huntsville  0101
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Bowling Green  1091433
Alabama Huntsville  77620
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Bowling Green (5-7-1)  1/5 5/10 0
Alabama Huntsville (4-9-2)  0/4 6/12 0
Bowling Green Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Chris Nell (W, 5-5-1)60:001 76619
Alabama Huntsville Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Carmine Guerriero (L, 0-2-0)58:563 1091029
Empty Net1:041     

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team was tripped up by Bowling Green in the opening game of a two-game WCHA series by a final score of 4-1 on Friday night at the Von Braun Center. UAH slips to 4-9-2 (4-5-2 WCHA), while BGSU improves to 5-7-1 (4-3-0 WCHA).

Turning Point

- After UAH took a 1-0 lead into the third period, Bowling Green broke through with a total of four goals in the third for the 4-1 win, with the game-winner coming at 9:15 of the stanza by Tyler Spezia.

Inside the Box Score

- Following a scoreless first period from both teams, Kurt Gosselin ended the scoreless tie with his fourth goal of the year at 12:59 of the second frame. Gosselin was assisted by Cam Knight and Brent Fletcher on the play.

- However after second intermission, BGSU's Luc-Pierre Mercier knotted the contest at 1-1 at 2:16 of the third period prior to the game-winning goal by Spezia at 9:15.

- The Falcons went on to add a goal at 18:52 of the third by Mercier for his second of the game prior to John Schilling sending in an empty netter at 19:28 for the 4-1 final.

- Senior Carmine Guerriero's record in goal drops to 0-2-0 following a season-high 29 saves and three goals allowed.

- The Chargers put a total of 20 shots on goal, paced by Gosselin's four shots on target.

- Josh Kestner, Brandon Parker and John Teets tied for the team-high in blocked shots with three apiece.

Noteworthy

- Gosselin has recorded at least one point in his last five games, and owns six points overall from three goals and three assists in that span.

- Fletcher's assist was the first helper of his senior campaign.

Next Time Out

- The Chargers and Falcons look ahead to Saturday night for the series finale at the Von Braun Center. Puck drops at 7:07 p.m.