Colgate Tripped Up by Yale

Colgate Tripped Up by Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Trevor Cosgrove (Exeter, New Hampshire) tallied a goal for the second straight night but the No. 19 Co32509 lgate men's ice hockey team fell to the Yale Bulldogs, 3-1, in ECAC Hockey play at Ingalls Rink Saturday night.
 
Cosgrove's tally came on the power play for his second career power-play goal and third overall goal this season. Nick Austin (St. Louis Park, Minnesota) tallied his sixth assist of the season while Bobby McMann(Wainwright, Alberta) tallied the secondary assist for his 20th point.
 
The Bulldogs scored the first three goals of the game, including one each in the first two periods, and took a 3-0 lead 39 seconds into the third period.
 
Cosgrove picked up his power-play goal with 14:44 to go in the third period to cut the Bulldogs' lead to 3-1. McMann passed the puck to Cosgrove who continued the puck along the blue line to Austin. After surveying the ice, Austin passed back to Cosgrove who rifled the puck low through the slot and past Yale goaltender Corbin Kaczperski.
 
Yale added two goals late in the third period with an empty-netter and a final goal with 27.6 seconds left to secure the victory.
 
Ted Hart led Yale with two goals, Joe Snively had a goal and an assist, and Kaczperski tallied 19 saves in net.
 
BOTTOM LINE
Yale 5, No. 19 Colgate 1
 
WIN/LOSS RECORDS32510
The Raiders split the weekend and fell to 10-8-4 (6-3-1 ECAC Hockey) while the Bulldogs are unbeaten in their last four games to improve to 8-8-1 (5-6-1 ECAC Hockey)
 
KEY RAIDER INFO
-Cosgrove picked up his third goal of the season and second on the power play with his third period tally
-McMann is the first Raider to reach the 20-point mark with his 10th assist of the season
-His 20 points are also a career-high, besting his freshman year total of 19
-Austin notched his sixth assist of the season and picked up his 11th point
-Colton Point (North Bay, Ontario) finished with 25 saves on 29 shots that he faced
-The Raiders tallied their first power-play goal since Jan. 5 in Hamilton against Quinnipiac
 
FACTS AND FIGURES
-Yale outshot Colgate, 30-20.
-The Raiders had the advantage on special teams, going 1 for 2 on the power play while killing off their only penal32511 ty of the game
-The Bulldogs had a 33-23 advantage in faceoffs while Adam Dauda (Kitchener, Ontario) led the Raiders with eight faceoff wins.
 
UP NEXT
No. 19 Colgate continues its swing against Ivy League opponents this weekend as the Raiders and No. 4/4 Cornell Big Red will meet in their home-and-home series. The Raiders travel to Lynah to face the Big Red on Friday at 7 p.m. before the pair return to Class of 1965 Arena on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.