JOHNSON, Vt. – Becker College's Cameron Sangster (Columbus, Ohio) and Jack Schneider (Morrisville, Vt.) led the Hawks to their first win in the season finale, as the duo scored career-high's of six and five goals, respectively, against the Badgers of Northern Vermont-Johnson Friday afternoon.
April 26, 2019
Score: Becker 15, Norther Vermont-Johnson 11
Records: Becker (1-10) | Northern Vermont-Johnson (0-10)
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Northern Vermont-Johnson was the first to score just six seconds in as Ryan Palmisano (Barre, Vt.) darted down the field and found the back of the net for the Badgers first lead of the game. Northern Vermont-Johnson held the lead for the ensuing eight and a half minutes until Becker's Schneider recorded a goal to knot the score at 1-1. Becker then blasted three more goals – one by Jeffrey Schaeffer (Ambler, Pa.) and two from Sangster – to take a 4-1 lead. Northern Vermont-Johnson came close with two more goals, but Becker's Sangster would score a man-up goal to put the Hawks ahead 5-3 at the end of the first quarter.
- The two teams traded points in the second quarter. Schneider, Lewis Jaworski (Cambridge, Mass.) and Sangster accounted for the Hawks' second quarter goals. Becker held an 8-5 edge at the half.
- Sangster started the second half with his fifth goal of the game to give the Hawks a four-point lead. Northern Vermont Johnson came back with a 3-1 run led by Josh Benak (Bethlehem, Pa.), but Becker still held the lead. Mitchell Eldridge (Bourne, Mass.) and Schneider had the other two Becker goals in the frame.
- The Hawks saw its largest lead in the fourth quarter as Schneider tallied two and Sangster added one to make it a 14-8 game. Northern Vermont-Johnson scored three more times in the game, two from Cesar Ortiz (San Diego, Calif.), but Becker maintained the lead and prevailed 15-11.
FOR THE HAWKS
- Daniel Whittenburg (Eastford, Conn.) earned his first collegiate win in net, stopping 10-of-21 shots on the net.
- Sangster led all scoring with a career-high six goals. He also assisted two, caused two turnovers and picked up a ground ball.
- Schneider finished with a career-high five goals and one assist. He totaled three ground balls and two caused turnovers.
- Jaworski logged two goals and two assists in the win, while also collecting two ground balls and causing two turnovers.
- Eldridge and Schaeffer each had one goal in the win.
- Mitchell Wilkins (Uxbridge, Mass.) had a team-high four ground balls and also caused a team-high three turnovers.
FOR THE BADGERS
- Ortiz led the Badgers with four goals and one assist in the setback.
- Benak recorded three goals, while Dave Legris (Fairfax, Vt.) had two.
- Palmisano finished the outing with one goal and two assists. He also picked up a game-high 13 ground balls and won 20-of-25 faceoffs.
- The Badgers goalies, Patrick Bell (Charlestown, R.I.) and Jacob Switzer (Nottingham, N.H.) combined for four saves on 19 shots taken.
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