2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Junior forward Connor Ford had a goal and an assist for the Falcons
Bowling Green Upends Alabama Huntsville, 4-1, To Sweep Weekend Series
Junior forward Connor Ford had a goal and an assist for the Falcons

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team wrapped up the 2019-20 campaign at the Von Braun Center with a 4-1 loss to Bowling Green in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association matchup. UAH ends the year at 2-26-6 (2-20-6 WCHA), while BGSU improves to 19-13-4 (14-10-4 WCHA).

Turning Point

- Bowling Green scored twice in a major power play in the latter half of the second period as the Falcons went on to take the regular season finale 3-1 over UAH.

Scoring Breakdown

- The Falcons went ahead in the first period at 8:44 with a power-play marker by Taylor Schneider.

- UAH evened the game at 1-1 with a power-play goal of their own at 7:11 of the second period as Austin Beaulieu sent in a shot off assists by Connor James and Josh Latta.

- Bowling Green took advantage of a major power play later in the second period with power-play tallies by Brandon Kruse at 14:21 and Connor Ford at 16:11 to own a 3-1 advantage.

- The Falcons added a late power play goal at 19:01 of the third period by Carson Musser to bring the game to its 4-1 final.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH has 22 shots on goal, led by Connor James and Daneel Lategan with three apiece.

- Mark Sinclair took the loss in goal, allowing three goals and making 35 saves.


- UAH celebrated the careers of seniors Austin Beaulieu, Connor James, Sean Rappleyea, Teddy Rotenberger and Brandon Salerno prior to the season finale.

- Beaulieu scored his sixth goal of the season, giving him 15 career markers.

- Latta finishes the season with a team-high 18 points, seven goals, and 11 assists.

Game Summary

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Game statistics
39 Shots 22
3 / 6 Power Plays 1 / 4
7 / 33 PIM 7 / 33
19-13-4 Records 2-26-6
Bowling Green Alabama Huntsville
Taylor Schneider (8)
1st/8:44 PP
Austin Beaulieu (6)
2nd/7:11 PP
Brandon Kruse (9)
2nd/14:21 PP GW
Connor Ford (12)
2nd/16:11 PP
Carson Musser (1)
3rd/19:01  EN
Bowling Green Alabama Huntsville
Zack Rose
59:26, 21 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 2-2-1)

Empty Net
0:34, 0 GA
Mark Sinclair
58:41, 35 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 2-22-6)

Empty Net
1:19, 1 GA