ADRIAN, Mich. - The Adrian College ACHA Gold hockey team honored their seven seniors before Sunday’s game with the Northwood Timberwolves and then celebrated by scoring six first-period goals on their way to a 10-0 rout of the Timberwolves.
Senior Eddie Shaffer scored two first period goals and Jack Cleary, Nick Hocker, Nick Bordeux and Alex Egan all added single markers as the Bulldogs scored six goals in the first 15:11 of the period. Even the Adrian goaltenders were part of the offensive show as seniors Chris Schornack and Rick Hennard each earned assists in the game.
The Bulldogs offensive fireworks continued in the second period as Tyler Grimshaw and Daniel Hudson sandwiched goals around senior Colin Gilead goal, enabling Adrian to take a 9-0 lead after two periods.
Senior Zach Zeka scored the Bulldogs lone goal of the third period to complete the scoring at 10-0. Adrian utilized three senior goaltenders in earning the shutout as Schornack, Hennard, and Kyle Federkins combined to stop 19 shots on the afternoon.
Also making their final appearance at Arrington Ice Arena for the three-time defending National Champion Gold squad were senior captain Josh Dollinger and Nick Reuter.