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.


Noteworthy

- 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

5
1
Game statistics
35 Shots 26
1 / 9 Power Plays 0 / 9
14 / 28 PIM 13 / 26
4-2-0 Records 0-6-0
GOAL SCORERS
Arizona State Alabama Huntsville
Tyler Busch (3)
1st/18:28 PP
Jake Clifford (1)
1st/19:05  GW
Austin Lemieux (1)
1st/19:47
Dylan Hollman (1)
2nd/12:24
Jack Jeffers (1)
3rd/9:54
Jarrod Gourley (1)
3rd/10:46
GOALTENDERS
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)