Leopards Down Golden Bears, 6-2

Leopards Down Golden Bears, 6-2

(Courtesy of WNEC Sports Information)


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The Wentworth men's hockey team skated to a 6-2 victory over Western New England College in an ECAC Northeast battle Saturday night (Nov. 21) at Smead Arena.

Senior forward Jeff Olitch (Calgary, AB) led the Leopards with two goals while sophomore forward Casey Schade (Anchorage, AK) had a goal and two assists.

Freshman goalie Michael Jarboe (Grosse Pointe Park, MI) compiled 32 saves.

Trailing 2-0, Western New England College sophomore forward Mike Kaselouskas (East Longmeadow, MA) scored on a power play goal with 14:55 left in the opening period.

Wentworth tallied three goals in the middle period with Olitch notching his first goal at 17:05 to give the visitors a 5-1 advantage.

Sophomore forward Rory Hansen (Noblesville, IN) scored at 8:05 in the third period on a power play to keep the Golden Bears in the game before Olitch completed the scoring just 32 seconds later after converting on another power play opportunity.

Junior goalie Justin Richards (Somers, CT) finished with 26 saves.

The Leopards remain unbeaten with a 5-0-1 record, including a 3-0 mark in the league.

The Golden Bears fall to 0-5-1 and 0-2 in the ECAC Northeast.