|2nd||12:59||ALH||1-0||EV||Kurt Gosselin (4)||Cam Knight/4, Brent Fletcher/1|
|3rd||2:16||BGS||1-1||EV||Pierre-Luc Mercier (3)||Kevin Dufour/7, Frédéric Létourneau/3|
|3rd||9:15||BGS||2-1||EV GW||Tyler Spezia (2)||Alec Rauhauser/6|
|3rd||18:52||BGS||3-1||PP||Pierre-Luc Mercier (4)||Mark Friedman/4|
|3rd||19:28||BGS||4-1||EV EN||John Schilling (3)||-|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Bowling Green (5-7-1)||1/5||5/10||0|
|Alabama Huntsville (4-9-2)||0/4||6/12||0|
|Bowling Green Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Chris Nell (W, 5-5-1)||60:00||1||7||6||6||19|
|Alabama Huntsville Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Carmine Guerriero (L, 0-2-0)||58:56||3||10||9||10||29|
HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team was tripped up by Bowling Green in the opening game of a two-game WCHA series by a final score of 4-1 on Friday night at the Von Braun Center. UAH slips to 4-9-2 (4-5-2 WCHA), while BGSU improves to 5-7-1 (4-3-0 WCHA).
- After UAH took a 1-0 lead into the third period, Bowling Green broke through with a total of four goals in the third for the 4-1 win, with the game-winner coming at 9:15 of the stanza by Tyler Spezia.
Inside the Box Score
- Following a scoreless first period from both teams, Kurt Gosselin ended the scoreless tie with his fourth goal of the year at 12:59 of the second frame. Gosselin was assisted by Cam Knight and Brent Fletcher on the play.
- However after second intermission, BGSU's Luc-Pierre Mercier knotted the contest at 1-1 at 2:16 of the third period prior to the game-winning goal by Spezia at 9:15.
- The Falcons went on to add a goal at 18:52 of the third by Mercier for his second of the game prior to John Schilling sending in an empty netter at 19:28 for the 4-1 final.
- Senior Carmine Guerriero's record in goal drops to 0-2-0 following a season-high 29 saves and three goals allowed.
- The Chargers put a total of 20 shots on goal, paced by Gosselin's four shots on target.
- Josh Kestner, Brandon Parker and John Teets tied for the team-high in blocked shots with three apiece.
- Gosselin has recorded at least one point in his last five games, and owns six points overall from three goals and three assists in that span.
- Fletcher's assist was the first helper of his senior campaign.
Next Time Out
- The Chargers and Falcons look ahead to Saturday night for the series finale at the Von Braun Center. Puck drops at 7:07 p.m.