Springfield, Mo. - Entering the final game of round-robin play, the Bulldogs Gold Club hockey team (2-0) needed a win against the University of Mississippi (1-1) to solidify a spot in the semifinal round of the ACHA Division III National Tournament. The Bulldogs dismantled their opponent by a 9-0 score.
Adrian goaltender Garrett Knappe registered his second shutout in the past three days and only allowed one goal in three contests in registering 76 saves to give Adrian a 3-0 record heading into tomorrow's semifinal round.
All four Adrian lines figured into the second period scoring as Edward Schaeffer, Doug Raymond and Hurite each added a goal, while Nicholas Reuter added a pair.
Taking an 8-0 lead into the 3rd period, Hurite capped off the hat-trick to make the final score 9-0.