New London, Conn. - Sophomore forward Ethan Holdaway (Glastonbury, Conn.) scored two goals to lead the visiting Trinity College Bantams to a 7-2 victory over the Connecticut College Camels in New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) men's ice hockey action this evening. Both teams were playing their season openers, and the Bantams scored the first three goals and led, 3-1, after two periods before scoring four in a row in a 4:42 span in the third frame.
Holdaway opened the scoring 8:08 into the game from senior captain defenseman Michael Flynn (Cheshire, Conn.) and senior forward Liam McKillop (New York, N.Y.), and sophomore forward Ryan Cole (Anchorage, Alaska) added an unassisted tally 11:54 into the first. Trinity rookies Tyler Whitney (Wakefield, Mass.) netted his first career tally just 30 seconds after the first intermission, before Joe Giordano scored the first Camel goal of the season 7:10 into the middle period.
Trinity sophomore forward Sean Orlando (Ivyland, Pa.) started the 4-0 run from senior forward Jackson Brewer (Newton, Mass.) and junior forward Michael Hawkrig (Toronto, Ontario) 7:34 into the third period. Hawkrigg finished with two assists, while Cole and Orlando had a goal and an assist apiece. Bantam junior Nathaniel Heilbron (West Vancouver, British Columbia) made 32 saves, while Tom Conlin and Tim Cooney combined for 28 Camel stops.