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Wildcats Fall 5-2 at #11 Hobart

Wildcats Fall 5-2 at #11 Hobart

GENEVA, NY – The Johnson & Wales University men's ice hockey team rebounded from a slow start, but couldn't pull off an upset of 11th-ranked Hobart College. The Wildcats lost a 5-2 decision to the Statesmen on Friday.

#11 Hobart: 16-6-2, 10-5-2 NEHC
Johnson & Wales: 4-17-3, 2-13-2 NEHC

HC: Joe Halstrom (W, 3-0) 8 Saves
JWU: Tyler Ellor (L, 2-3) 46 Saves

Statistical Leaders:
Connor Bechtel (JWU): 1 Goal
Craig Hessenius (JWU): 1 Goal, 1 Assist

Of Note:
JWU spotted the Statesmen two first-period goals before scoring a pair of its own.

The Wildcats took advantage of the power play when Connor Bechtel lit the lamp at the 10:02 mark. Jake Glod and Craig Hessenius got the assists.

Fifty-eight seconds later, Hessenius got a goal of his own to tie the game at 2-2.

Hobart answered two minutes later then got a goal two minutes into the start of the second period.

The Statesmen had a 61-19 advantage in shots.

Up Next:
The Wildcats wrap up the regular season on Saturday when they travel to Skidmore for a 4 pm puck drop.