2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Freshman forward Marcus Mitchell scored a goal for the Seawolves
Alaska Anchorage Edged By Omaha, 4-3

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA - Alaska Anchorage had nine players record a point but Omaha scored twice on the power play to defeat the Seawolves 4-3 Thursday.

Brayden Camrud gave the Green and Gold an early lead thanks to his second goal of the season at 1:55 of the first period.

The Mavericks took a 2-1 lead after scoring twice in the first five minutes of the second period. Taylor Ward scored a power-play goal at 1:07, and Tristan Keck followed up with an even-strength goal at 4:54.

Marcus Mitchell tied the game at 2-2 with his first career goal at 12:46 thanks to assists from Tanner Schachle and Troy Robillard.

Brandon Scanlin scored Omaha's second power-play goal of the night with a wrist shot at 10:12 of the third period, but Rylee St. Onge answered with a wrist shot of his own for UAA's lone power-play goal at 15:11. Nick Wicks and Tomi Hiekkavirta, who combined for six points in UAA's last game, assisted on the goal.

Joey Abate scored the game-winner at 16:04 when he scored on a rebound off a shot by Kirby Proctor.

The Seawolves played nearly the final two minutes with the extra attacker but could not score the equalizer.

UNO finished 2-for-7 on the powerplay, and UAA was 1-for-4.

Kristian Stead made 26 saves for UAA, while Isaiah Saville stopped 19 shots for UNO.

Omaha led 30-22 in shots.

The two teams will close out the series Friday.

Game Summary

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Game statistics
30 Shots 22
2 / 7 Power Plays 1 / 4
4 / 8 PIM 7 / 14
4-1-0 Records 1-4-0
Omaha Alaska Anchorage
Trey deGraaf (1)
Taylor Ward (2)
2nd/1:07 PP
Tristan Keck (2)
Marcus Mitchell (1)
Brandon Scanlin (1)
3rd/10:12 PP
Rylee St. Onge (1)
3rd/15:11 PP
Joey Abate (3)
3rd/16:04  GW
Omaha Alaska Anchorage
Isaiah Saville
60:00, 19 Saves, 3 GA
(W, 3-1-0)
Kristian Stead
57:56, 26 Saves, 4 GA
(L, 1-2-0)

Empty Net
2:04, 0 GA