2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

Sophomore Christian Rajic posted an assist for the Chargers
Alabama Huntsville Upended by Arizona State, 5-1

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team dropped the nonconference series finale against Arizona State by a 5-1 final on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center. UAH slips to 0-6-0, while ASU rises to 4-2-0.

Turning Point

- After the majority of the first period went scoreless, Arizona State struck three times in the final two minutes of the period to lead 3-0 heading into intermission en route to the 5-1 win over the Chargers on Saturday.

Scoring Breakdown

- Arizona State's offense kicked into gear late in the first period with goals by Tyler Busch at 18:28, Jake Clifford at 19:05 and Austin Lemieux at 19:47 to notch an early 3-0 advantage.

- The Sun Devils added one goal in the second period as Dylan Hollman scored at 12:24 of the stanza to push the lead to 4-0.

- UAH scored its lone tally of the contest at 9:54 of the third when Jack Jeffers received a feed from Christian Rajic and sent a wrist shot past ASU goalie Joey Daccord.

- ASU responded quickly with a marker by Jarrod Gourley at 10:46 of the third period to bring the game to its final score of 5-1.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH totaled 26 shots on goal in the loss, as sophomore Christian Rajic led the way with five stopped shots.

- Eight total Chargers had at least two shots on goal.

- Senior transfer Jake Theut made the start in goal for the Blue & White, totaling 30 saves. Theut made 10 or more saves in two of the three periods, including a game-high 12 stops in the third period.

- The Chargers went 34-for-67 in the face-off circle, led by Hans Gorowsky who went 14-for-24 in faceoffs.

- ASU was held to one goal in eight power-play chances.


- Jeffers' goal was the first of his collegiate career.

Next Time Out

- UAH continues its three-series homestand next Friday and Saturday at the VBC as Lake Superior State visits to start Western Collegiate Hockey Association play.

Game Summary

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Game statistics
35 Shots 26
1 / 9 Power Plays 0 / 9
14 / 28 PIM 13 / 26
4-2-0 Records 0-6-0
Arizona State Alabama Huntsville
Tyler Busch (3)
1st/18:28 PP
Jake Clifford (1)
1st/19:05  GW
Austin Lemieux (1)
Dylan Hollman (1)
Jack Jeffers (1)
Jarrod Gourley (1)
Arizona State Alabama Huntsville
Joey Daccord
60:00, 25 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 4-2-0)
Jake Theut
60:00, 30 Saves, 5 GA
(L, 0-3-0)