SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Lake Superior State University defeated #15 Union 6-5 in overtime Friday. The Lakers are 3-0-0 overall. LSSU's six goals are the most the Lakers have scored against an opponent since Dec. 10, 2011, when LSSU defeated Northern Michigan 6-3.
Junior forward Stephen Perfetto (1-3--4) lead the Lakers in points with 1-3--4 over the Dutchmen. Perfetto's lone goal proved to the game-winning goal at 1:16 in overtime. Perfetto's four-point game was the first time a Laker has tallied four points since the NMU game, Dec. 10. 2011, when Domenic Monardo tallied two goals and two assists.
Union opened the game with its first goal at the one-minute mark of the first period. The Lakers and Dutchmen continued back and forth goal scoring throughout 60-minutes of play.
Senior defenseman Zach Sternberg (1-4--5) added one power-play goal and two assists while freshman forward Alex Globke (1-4--5) added three assists. Junior defenseman Kevin Czuczman (2-1--3) netted one goal and one assist for LSSU.
Kevin Sullivan notched three assists for the Dutchmen during the loss. Seven other Dutchmen tallied at least one point during the loss.
Senior goaltender Kevin Murdock (3-0-0 overall) made 29 saves for the Lakers. Alex Sakellaropoulos (1-1-1 overall) totaled 17 saves for Union.
LSSU was 2-for-8 on the power-play and held Union to 1-for-5.