OMAHA, Neb. | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell to Omaha 5-0 on Saturday night at Baxter Arena in nonconference action. UAH dips to 0-4-0, while UNO improves to 2-0-0.
-Omaha took a 1-0 lead at 7:13 of the first period on a goal by Joey Abate, as the Mavericks would not relinquish their lead in the Saturday night loss for the Chargers.
-Abate gave the hosts a 1-0 advantage at the 7:13 mark of the first period, which would stand as the difference heading into first intermission.
-The Mavericks added two goals in the second period by Ryan Jones on the power play at 12:07 and Zach Jordan at 16:21 to push the hosts lead to 3-0.
-UNO went on to add two more tallies in the third period by Chayse Primeau at 6:15 and Zach Jordan at 16:55 to bring the game to its 5-0 final score.
Inside the Box Score
-The Chargers accrued 18 shots on goal in the contest, as the squad registered a game-high nine shots on goal in the third.
-David Fessenden made his second start in goal for the Chargers on Saturday, totaling 18 saves in the loss.
-A trio of Chargers had three shots on goal in the contest, including Connor James, Tanner Hickey and Tyr Thompson.
-UAH totaled 15 blocks as a team, paced by senior captain Austin Beaulieu with three blocks.
-The Chargers held the Mavericks to one goal in four power-play opportunities.
-UAH has posted 10 or more blocks as a team in four straight games to start the season.
Next Time Out
- UAH is away from competition next weekend before opening up the home slate against nationally-ranked Minnesota State on Oct. 25-26.