Maroon Defeats White, 2-1, In Hockey Scrimmage
Oct. 1, 2011
AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass hockey team held an intersquad scrimmage at the Mullins Center Practice Rink on Saturday night, with the White squad defeating the Maroon squad by a score of 2-1. Netting the game-winning goal on the powerplay was Conor Sheary. The goal was assisted by Michael Marcou and came at 9:56 in the third period.
The first two 12 minute periods were played with all penalties resulting in penalty shots while the 15 minute third period was played with alternating one-minute powerplay situations.
In the second period, the White squad took an early edge as Eddie Olczyk scored the first goal of the game on a penalty shot at 11:25 against goaltender Kevin Moore. Teglia made three key saves in the period, two on penalty shots, keeping the Maroon squad in the game.
Branden Gracel tied the game up at 1-1 with a powerplay goal at 9:16, while Sheary scored the game-winner for White just 50 seconds later.
The team will head to Northeastern this Friday at 7:00 p.m. in Boston, Mass. for the season opener.
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