MARQUETTE, Mich. | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team opened up its road trip with a 3-1 win at Northern Michigan on Tuesday afternoon to start off a two-game Western Collegiate Hockey Association series. UAH improves to 3-9-1 (3-4-0 WCHA), while NMU dips to 7-12-0 (5-4-0 WCHA).
-UAH opened the game with three unanswered goals between the first and second period, which helped the Chargers to the 3-1 win on Tuesday.
-Freshman Tyrone Bronte put the Chargers on the board with a backhanded shot that went past NMU goalie Rico DiMatteo's right shoulder at the 4:32 mark of the first period, as UAH took a 1-0 lead into intermission. Brian Scoville and Bauer Neudecker each had an assist on the goal.
-The Chargers pushed the lead to 2-0 early into the second period at 2:01 when Josh Martin scored off helpers by Ben Allen and Adrian Danchenko.
-Neudecker extended the UAH lead to 3-0 at 15:46 of the second on a one-timer off a feed by Connor Wood. Allen also collected an assist on the marker.
-Northern Michigan went on the scoreboard at 17:07 of the second period with a goal by Andre Ghantous to cut the UAH lead to 3-1.
-Both sides went scoreless in the third period to bring the game to its 3-1 final score.
Inside the Box Score
-David Fessenden started in goal for the Chargers with 35 saves and one goal allowed, improving to 3-4-1 on the season.
-The Chargers offense was led by a pair of two-point scorers, including Allen (0g-2a) and Neudecker (1g-1a).
-UAH totaled 16 shots on goal against NMU, led by Allen with three shots on goal.
-Neudecker and Scoville each boasted a team-high +2 rating on the ice.
-The Chargers held the Wildcats to zero goals in five power-play chances.
- Bronte continues to lead the offense with 11 points after accruing his fourth goal of the season to go along with seven assists in 2020-21.
-Neudecker and Bronte are tied for the team lead in goals scored with four each.
-This is Neudecker's first multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist.
-Allen recorded two assists in a game for the first time in his career.
-Fessenden has made 35 or more saves three times this season.
Next Time Out
-UAH and Northern Michigan wrap up the two-game set on Wednesday at 6:07 p.m.