2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Sophomore forward Jack Jeffers had an assist for the Chargers
Alabama Huntsville Defeated By UMass Lowell, 3-1

LOWELL, Mass. | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell in the nonconference series finale at UMass Lowell by a final score of 3-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Tsongas Center. UAH dips to 0-2-0, while UML improves to 2-0-0.

Turning Point

- After UAH cut the UMass Lowell lead to 2-1 in the third period on a goal by Tyr Thompson at 7:20, the River Hawks responded quickly at the 8:17 mark of the period to regain a two-goal lead on the way to the 3-1 win over the Chargers.

Scoring Breakdown

-The River Hawks scored first again on Sunday afternoon with a goal at 1:39 of the first as Carl Berglund knocked in a loose puck in the crease.

-UMass Lowell added one goal in the second period with a goal by Andre Lee on a rebound at the 14:14 mark.

- Thompson put UAH on the board at 7:20 of the third period with a power-play goal on a snipe from the slot off a feed from Josh Latta. Jack Jeffers also notched an assist on the score that cut the deficit to 2-1.

-The hosts responded less than a minute later at 8:17 of the third as Kenny Hausinger scored in a one-on-one opportunity to bring the game to its final score of 3-1.

Inside the Box Score

-Freshman David Fessenden started in goal for the Chargers with a total of 37 saves in the contest, including a game-high 14 stops in the second.

-Fessenden additionally navigated through three successful penalty kills by the Chargers.

-UAH went 1-for-5 on the power play.

-The Chargers registered 13 shots on goal, led by Tanner Hickey and Daneel Lategan with three shots on goal apiece.

-Thompson finished second on the roster with two shots on goal, as one of his two went for the squad's lone marker of the game.

-Drew Lennon was credited with a game-high four blocks.

-Latta led the Chargers in the face-off circle with four wins.


-Fessenden made his first career start in goal for the Chargers.

-Latta's assist was his first-ever collegiate point.

-The Chargers power play tally by Thompson was the first power-play goal of the season for UAH.

Next Time Out

-UAH returns to action next weekend with a two-game nonconference series on Friday and Saturday at Nebraska Omaha.

Game Summary

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Game statistics
13 Shots 40
1 / 5 Power Plays 0 / 3
3 / 6 PIM 5 / 10
0-2-0 Records 2-0-0
Alabama Huntsville UMass Lowell
Carl Berglund (1)
Andre Lee (2)
2nd/14:14  GW
Tyr Thompson (1)
3rd/7:20 PP
Kenny Hausinger (2)
Alabama Huntsville UMass Lowell
David Fessenden
58:37, 37 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 0-1-0)

Empty Net
1:23, 0 GA
Tyler Wall
60:00, 12 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 2-0-0)