Seahawks Power Past Men's Hockey

Seahawks Power Past Men's Hockey

NEWPORT, R.I.- Becker College fell to Salve Regina University 5-2 in Commonwealth Coast Conference men's hockey action Saturday evening. The win lifts the Seahawks record to 12-7-2 (9-4-1 CCC) while the Ice Hawks fall to 5-15-1 (4-9-1 CCC).

Becker took a 1-0 lead 18:56 into the first period when James Wallace (Levittown, Pa.) found the back of the net on an assist from Connor Allison (Hillsboro, Ore.) for his fourth goal of the season.

Salve tied the game 3:34 into the second period on a Pat Thompson goal. Thompson then added a power-play goal with 8:50 remaining in the second to give the Seahawks a 2-1 advantage.

The Seahawks extended their lead to 3-1 on an Adam Augusta goal 2:23 into the third period. Salve then got back-to-back power-play goals from Colin Clapton to widen the lead to 5-1.

Corey Sherman (Hilton, N.Y.) netted a power-play goal for Becker with 3:55 remaining in regulation to make the final score 5-2.

Becker goalie Tyler Stepke (Mars, Pa.) registered a season-high 48 saves in a losing effort.

Becker returns to the ice on Thursday, February 9th when the Hawks host the University of New England at 7:40 p.m.