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
Connor Bechtel (JWU): 1 Goal
Craig Hessenius (JWU): 1 Goal, 1 Assist
JWU spotted the Statesmen two first-period goals before scoring a pair of its own.
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.
The Wildcats wrap up the regular season on Saturday when they travel to Skidmore for a 4 pm puck drop.