2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Freshman forward Liam Izyk posted a goal and an assist for the Chargers
Alabama Huntsville Skates Past Michigan Tech, 3-1
Freshman forward Liam Izyk posted a goal and an assist for the Chargers

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team upended Michigan Tech by a final score of 3-1 on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center in the finale of a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series. UAH improves to 2-20-4 (2-14-4 WCHA), while MTU dips to 15-13-3 (10-10-2 WCHA).

Turning Point

- The Chargers power-play goal at 17:37 of the second period by Jack Jeffers proved to be the difference as UAH went on to top MTU 3-1 on Saturday.

Scoring Breakdown

- UAH went on the board first at 8:36 of the first period on a goal by Connor Wood off an assist by Ben Allen.

- The Chargers pushed the lead to 2-0 at 17:37 of the second on Jeffers' power-play tally.

- Michigan Tech cut the UAH lead to 2-1 at 12:12 of the third with a goal by Tommy Parrottino.

- The Chargers added an empty-net, shorthanded tally by Liam Izyk at 18:47 of the third, which brought the game to its 3-1 final score.

Inside the Box Score

- UAH compiled 21 shots on goal, led by Lucas Bahn and Jeffers with four apiece.

- Wood finished with a team-high +2 rating on the ice, as four other Chargers had +1 ratings.

- The Chargers notched 20 blocks, as four different UAH players had three blocked shots in the contest.

- Izyk finished with a team-high two points on one goal and one assist.

- Mark Sinclair picked up the win in goal to improve to 2-16-4 in goal, after totaling 29 saves.

- UAH limited MTU to zero goals in seven power-play chances.


- This was UAH's first-ever win over Michigan Tech in Huntsville.

- Jeffers now ranks second on the roster with six goals.

- Izyk registered his first career multi-point performance.

Next Time Out

- UAH is back at home next Friday and Saturday night for Military Appreciation Weekend against Alaska. Puck drops at 7:07 p.m. both nights.

Game Summary

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Game statistics
30 Shots 21
0 / 7 Power Plays 1 / 7
10 / 23 PIM 10 / 23
15-13-3 Records 2-20-4
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Connor Wood (3)
Jack Jeffers (6)
2nd/17:37 PP GW
Tommy Parrottino (8)
Liam Izyk (2)
3rd/18:47 SH EN
Michigan Tech Alabama Huntsville
Matt Jurusik
57:57, 18 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 14-9-3)

Empty Net
2:03, 1 GA
Mark Sinclair
59:59, 29 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 2-16-4)

Empty Net
0:01, 0 GA