Nellis Scores Twice to Lead Lake Superior State Past Alabama Huntsville, 5-2
Sophomore forward Anthony Nellis scores two goals for Lakers

Sophomore forward Anthony Nellis scored two goals for the Lakers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 1:00  ALH1-0 EV Max McHugh (4) -
1st 8:50  LSS1-1 PP Anthony Nellis (2)J.T. Henke/3, Luke Morgan/3
1st 15:54  LSS2-1 EV Bryan Basilico (1)Josh Nenadal/1
2nd 1:33  LSS3-1 EV GW Mitch Hults (2)Brayden Gelsinger/4, Collin Saccoman/4
2nd 14:20  LSS4-1 EV Anthony Nellis (3)J.T. Henke/4, Luke Morgan/4
3rd 2:18  ALH2-4 PP Max McHugh (5)Brennan Saulnier/3, Jordan Larson/3
3rd 18:09  LSS5-2 EV Diego Cuglietta (3)Josh Nenadal/2
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Lake Superior State  2215
Alabama Huntsville  1012
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Lake Superior State  7111533
Alabama Huntsville  74920
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Lake Superior State (4-0-0)  1/6 2/4 0
Alabama Huntsville (2-5-1)  1/2 7/25 0
Lake Superior State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Gordon Defiel (W, 4-0-0)60:002 64818
Alabama Huntsville Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jordan Uhelski (L, 0-1-1)60:005 591428

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell to Lake Superior State in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series finale on Saturday night by a final score of 5-2 at the Von Braun Center. UAH slips to 2-5-1 (2-3-1 WCHA), while LSSU improves to 4-0-0 (2-0-0 WCHA).

Turning Point

- After leading 2-1 after 20 minutes of play, Lake Superior State proceeded to pot two additional goals in the second period by Mitch Hults at 1:33 and Anthony Nellis at 14:20 of the frame to take a pivotal 4-1 lead heading into the third.

Inside the Box Score

- The Chargers were first on the board on Saturday night as junior Max McHugh registered an unassisted marker at 1:00 of the opening period.

- However, Lake Superior State was able to take a 2-1 lead with a pair of goals after McHugh's tally by Nellis at 8:50 and Bryan Basilico at 15:54.

- After LSSU took a 4-1 lead with two goals in the second, McHugh ended the string of Laker goals with his second of the game at 2:18 of the third on the power play. McHugh was assisted by Brennan Saulnier and Jordan Larson on the play.

- The Lakers chipped in one final goal at 18:09 of the third period by Diego Cuglietta to bring the game to its 5-2 final.

- Jordan Uhelski took the loss in goal to slip his season record to 0-1-1, after totaling five goals allowed and a game-high 28 saves.

- UAH was 1-for-2 when on the power play, while holding LSSU to one power-play goal in six opportunities.


- McHugh notched his first two-goal performance of the season, increasing his team-leading total to five goals on the year. Three of his five goals have come on the power play as well. - Uhelski now has two games with 25-plus saves.

Next Time Out

- UAH returns to action next weekend with a trip to St. Cloud State on Oct. 28-29 in St. Cloud, Minnesota.