MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The new conference has not changed many things on the ice for the Adrian College men's hockey team as they improved to 3-0, 3-0 NCHA with a 4-1 win at Milwaukee School of Engineering (0-3, 0-3 NCHA) on Friday night at Kern Center.
The Bulldogs improved to 12-1 at the Kern Center as they converted on a pair of power play goals and even strength goals to defeat their rival for the sixth straight time. In addition, the Bulldogs extended their road unbeaten streak to 20 games (18-0-2) dating back to the 2011-12 season.
Freshman Austin Hervey scored his first goal as a collegian at 10:24 of the first on the power play with assists from Ryan Lowe and Chris Leone. The Bulldogs led 2-0 after 20 minutes as junior Shelby Gray scored his second goal of the season at 18:41 with assists from Hervey and freshman Jeremy Olinyk. Adrian led 14-8 in shots on goal after the first period.
Adrian increased their lead to 3-0 at 12:48 of the second on the power play as Lowe scored his first goal of the season with Leone getting his second assist and Josh Ranalli also getting a helper. Ranalli then scored his fifth goal of the season at 16:19 unassisted to give Adrian a 4-0 lead after two periods.
Milwaukee School of Engineering got on the board in the third at 9:06 as Gunnar Regan scored unassisted. Scott Shackell made seven saves before leaving the game in the first period. James Hamby filled in with 25 saves and got the win improving to 2-0 this season. MSOE outshot Adrian, 33-27, including 25-13 in the final two periods. The Bulldogs ended 2-for-5 on the power play and killed off all five penalties. The two teams will play again tomorrow at 3 p.m. eastern time.