|1st||2:53||BMJ||1-0||PP||Charlie Combs (10)||Kyle Bauman/18, Adam Brady/14|
|3rd||7:05||BMJ||2-0||EV GW||Justin Baudry (6)||Dan Billett/7, Zach Whitecloud/11|
|3rd||9:31||BMJ||3-0||PP||Aaron Miller (3)||Brendan Harris/6|
|3rd||12:19||BMJ||4-0||EV||Justin Baudry (7)||Aaron Miller/9, Brad Johnson/1|
|3rd||13:03||ALH||1-4||EV||Max McHugh (1)||Cam Knight/11, Tyler Poulsen/13|
|3rd||18:37||BMJ||5-1||EV EN||T.J. Roo (3)||-|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Bemidji State (14-8-6)||2/6||4/19||0|
|Alabama Huntsville (9-17-2)||0/3||7/33||0|
|Bemidji State Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Michael Bitzer (W, 14-7-6)||60:00||1||1||6||4||11|
|Alabama Huntsville Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Jordan Uhelski (L, 9-12-2)||58:54||4||15||11||5||31|
HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell to rival Bemidji State by a final score of 5-1 on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center in the WCHA series finale. UAH dips to 9-17-2 (8-12-2 WCHA), while BSU rises to 14-8-6 (11-5-4 WCHA).
- An early power play goal by BSU's Charlie Combs gave the visitors the early lead, which was added to in the third period with a total of four goals in the frame on the way to the 5-1 victory for the Beavers.
- Brennan Saulnier was dealt a major penalty early into the contest, allowing Bemidji State to notch a 1-0 advantage on the power play at 2:53 of the first.
- Both sides went scoreless for the remainder of the first and through the second, as UAH goalie Jordan Uhelski amassed 26 saves entering the third.
- Bemidji State's offense overcame the UAH defense in the third period, potting goals at 7:05 by Justin Baudry, 9:31 by Aaron Miller and 12:19 by Baudry again to lead the Chargers 4-0.
- The Chargers ended the Beavers shutout bid at 13:03 of the third when senior captain Max McHugh redirected a shot by Cam Knight past Michael Bitzer to slim the BSU lead to 4-1. Tyler Poulsen also notched an assist on the play in addition to Knight.
- BSU's TJ Roo brought the game to its 5-1 final on an empty-netter at 18:37.
Inside the Box Score
- Uhelski's record dropped to 8-12-2 in goal, despite notching 31 saves in the contest.
- The Chargers generated 12 shots on goal, led by McHugh and Poulsen with three apiece.
- The Blue & White's defense posted 16 blocks in the game, led by John Teets with a game-high four blocks.
- McHugh's goal was his first of the season after appearing in his first game of the year last night, while Poulsen notched his 13th assist and Knight recorded his 11th helper.
- Uhelski has 30 or more saves in 12 contests this season.
- UAH has split the series in all four home series to date in 2017-18.
Next Time Out
- UAH returns to the VBC ice next Saturday and Sunday at 2:07 p.m. for a series against Northern Michigan.