Wildcats Blank Men's Hockey, 2-0

Ryan Clifford made 25 saves in a loss to Johnson & Wales

PAWTUCKET, RI. – Becker College fell to Johnson & Wales University 2-0 in Commonwealth Coast Conference men's hockey action Saturday evening. The win lifts the Wildcats record to 3-4-0 (3-3-0 CCC) while the Hawks slide to 2-5-1 (1-5-0 CCC).

Johnson & Wales got the first goal of the game just past the halfway point of the first period. Ryan Sete (Jackson, Mich.) put back the rebound of Nicholas Pezza's (Smithfield, RI) shot for his third goal in the last two games.

The Wildcats made it a two-goal advantage in the second period. At the 10:29 mark, Victor Carlson (Calmar, Sweden) fed a centering pass to Jordan Stone (Parker, Colo.) and he beat Ryan Clifford on the one-timer for the first goal of his collegiate career.

Becker had an opportunity in the final minutes of the third period when it went on the power play, but the Hawks could not break through for a goal. Johnson & Wales had a 35-25 advantage in shots.

Johnson & Wales goalie Mike Rockwell post his second consecutive shutout against the Hawks after making 25 saves. Becker goaltender Ryan Clifford kept the Hawks in the game with 33 saves.