2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

Senior forward Jake Lucchini scored two goals and an assist for the Huskies
Lucchini's Three Points Lead Michigan Tech Past Alabama Huntsville, 4-1
Senior forward Jake Lucchini scored two goals and an assist for the Huskies

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell 4-1 to visiting Michigan Tech on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association series finale. UAH dips to 0-10-0 (0-4-0 WCHA), while MTU rises to 3-3-0 (2-0-0 WCHA).

Turning Point

- The Huskies turned in a pair of goals in the second period after a scoreless first to own a 2-0 advantage on tallies by Keegan Ford and Jake Lucchini which helped the visitors to the 4-1 win in the series finale.

Scoring Breakdown

- Following the scoreless first period, Michigan Tech broke the scoreless tie 47 seconds into the second frame on a tally by Ford.

- MTU later added to its lead with a power-play marker by Lucchini at 7:27.

- The Huskies struck early into the third period as Greyson Reitmeier scored on the power play at the 1:26 mark.

- UAH ended the MTU shutout bid at 14:07 of the third when Madison Dunn's one-timer found the back of the net to slim the visitors' advantage to 3-1. Both Hans Gorowsky and John Teets notched assists on the play.

- Michigan Tech brought the game to its final score of 4-1 with an empty-netter by Lucchini with 12 seconds left in the third.

Inside the Box Score

- Mark Sinclair made the start in goal for the fourth game in a row, turning in 25 saves. His record slips to 0-7-0 on the season.

- UAH totaled 23 shots on goal in the loss, paced by Cam Knight and Dunn with three shots on goal apiece.

- Teets registered a team-high two blocks.

- The Chargers went 30-for-62 in the faceoff circle, with Gorowsky totaling the most face-off wins with 13 in the contest.


- Dunn's goal was his first of the season.

- With one point apiece tonight, Dunn (1g-2a), Gorowsky (1g-2a) and Jesper ÷hrvall (0g-3a) are tied for the team lead in points.

Next Time Out

- UAH is away from competition next weekend before heading to Alaska Fairbanks for a two-game WCHA series on Nov. 16-17.

Game Summary

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Game statistics
29 Shots 23
2 / 5 Power Plays 1 / 4
6 / 12 PIM 7 / 14
3-3-0 Records 0-10-0
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Keegan Ford (1)
Jake Lucchini (1)
2nd/7:27 PP GW
Greyson Reitmeier (2)
3rd/1:26 PP
Madison Dunn (1)
3rd/14:07 PP
Jake Lucchini (2)
3rd/19:48  EN
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Matt Jurusik
59:44, 22 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 3-1-0)

Empty Net
0:16, 0 GA
Mark Sinclair
57:55, 25 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 0-7-0)

Empty Net
2:05, 1 GA