2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Freshman defenseman Elias Rosen scored two goals for the Beavers
Rosen Scores Twice To Lead Bemidji State Past Alabama Huntsville, 3-1
Freshman defenseman Elias Rosen scored two goals for the Beavers

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell to rival Bemidji State 3-1 on Thursday night at the Von Braun Center to open a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series. UAH dips to 1-17-3 (1-11-3 WCHA), while BSU improves to 11-7-3 (11-3-1 WCHA).

Turning Point

- Bemidji State took a 2-1 advantage at 5:49 of the third period on a goal by Alex Adams, and UAH would not recover from the damage as the Beavers went on to win 3-1 on Thursday.

Scoring Breakdown

- The Beavers went on the board first with a goal by Rosen at 7:47 of the opening period, as the visitors took a 1-0 lead into intermission.

- The Chargers evened the game at 1-1 at 4:36 of the second period on a breakaway tally by Jack Jeffers off a long pass by Connor Merkley on the assist.

- BSU regained the lead at 2-1 on a goal by Adams at the 5:49 mark of the third period, and went on to make it a 3-1 advantage - which would stand as the night's final score - on Rosen's second goal of the game at 11:55 on the power play.

Inside the Box Score

- Mark Sinclair took the loss in goal to dip his season record to 1-13-3, after making 20 saves and allowing three goals.

- The Chargers totaled 24 shots on goal against the Beavers, led by Bauer Neudecker with five shots on goal on Thursday.

- Senior captain Austin Beaulieu rated second on the roster with four shots on goal.

- Jeffers and Merkley paced the offense with one point apiece, as Jeffers scored the lone goal and was assisted by Merkley.

- UAH went 28-for-58 on face-offs.

- Connor James blocked a team-high three shots, as the squad accrued seven blocks in the contest.


- Jeffers now has 10 points on the season with five goals and five assists. His five goals are tied for the team lead.

Next Time Out

- UAH and Bemidji State wrap up the two-game set on Saturday at 7:37 p.m.

Game Summary

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Game statistics
23 Shots 24
2 / 6 Power Plays 0 / 7
7 / 14 PIM 6 / 12
11-7-3 Records 1-17-3
Bemidji State Alabama Huntsville
Elias Rosén (3)
1st/7:47 PP
Jack Jeffers (5)
Alex Adams (6)
3rd/5:49  GW
Elias Rosén (4)
3rd/11:55 PP
Bemidji State Alabama Huntsville
Zach Driscoll
60:00, 23 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 10-5-2)
Mark Sinclair
59:53, 20 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 1-13-3)

Empty Net
0:07, 0 GA