FEBRUARY 17, 2017
MONARCHS END INAUGURAL SEASON WITH 6-2 LOSS AT NAZARETH
ROCHESTER, N.Y. --- The King's College men's ice hockey team fell to host Nazareth College 6-2 on Saturday in the final game of the season for both teams in Rochester.
The Monarchs finish their inaugural season with a 0-25-0 overall record and 0-16-0 mark in UCHC play. The Golden Flyers season comes to an end with a 10-13-2 overall record and 7-8-1 mark in conference play.
Nazareth opened up a 3-0 lead in the first 30 minutes of the game. James McDonald scored the first period's lone goal at the 17:22 mark. The Golden Flyers added two more goals in a 30-second span to take a 3-0 lead with 11:47 left in the second period.
Mitchell Foster scored King's first goal of the game when Nicholas Palumbo and Orion Linnehan assisted on the power-play goal with 8:02 on the clock.
Nazareth made it 4-1 with a power-play goal 8:57 into the third period. The Monarchs responded with a power-play goal by Tyler O'Mara on assists by Jamie Lukas and Nicholas Gullo with 9:45 left in the game. The Golden Flyers closed out the game with a goal at the 10:53 mark and with seven seconds left to set the final score.
Link Ferch made 38 saves in net while facing 44 shots for the Monarchs.
Nazareth was led by David Powlowski with three goals and an assist. Oliver Janzen added one goal and two assists. Sean Kuhn made 20 saves in goal for the Golden Flyers.