Maloney's Four Points Lead Ferris State Past Alabama Huntsville, 6-2
Senior forward Mitch Maloney scores hat trick and assist for Bulldogs

Senior forward Mitch Maloney scored three goals and an assist for the Bulldogs
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 6:31  ALH1-0 EV Adam Wilcox (1)Connor Wood/3
1st 9:13  ALH2-0 EV Josh Kestner (7)Brandon Parker/2, John Teets/4
1st 13:55  FSU1-2 EV Liam MacDougall (1)Zach Yoder/1, Tyler Dorantes/2
2nd 10:49  FSU2-2 EV Jasen Fernsler (1)Zach Yoder/2, Tyler Dorantes/3
2nd 17:25  FSU3-2 EV GW Corey Mackin (3)Tyler Dorantes/4, Mitch Maloney/3
3rd 0:36  FSU4-2 EV Mitch Maloney (9)Jasen Fernsler/4
3rd 7:15  FSU5-2 EV Mitch Maloney (10)Jason Tackett/1, Jasen Fernsler/5
3rd 12:34  FSU6-2 EV Mitch Maloney (11)Jasen Fernsler/6
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Ferris State  1236
Alabama Huntsville  2002
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Ferris State  13121035
Alabama Huntsville  12101133
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Ferris State (6-8-1)  0/5 6/12 0
Alabama Huntsville (4-8-1)  0/6 5/10 0
Ferris State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Darren Smith (W, 3-3-1)60:002 10101131
Alabama Huntsville Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Mark Sinclair (L, 0-3-0)59:466 1210729
Empty Net0:140     

HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team fell to Ferris State by a final score of 6-2 on Friday night at the Von Braun Center in the series opener of the WCHA series. UAH slips to 4-8-1 (3-3-1 WCHA), while FSU improves to 6-8-1 (3-3-1 WCHA).

Turning Point

- Ferris State scored all six of its goals after being down 2-1 after the first period, as the Bulldogs would tally the game-winner on a goal by Corey Mackin at 17:25 of the second period to lead 3-2 on the way to the 6-2 win.

Scoring Breakdown

- The Chargers were first on the scoreboard on Friday night as Adam Wilcox scored his first of the season off a Connor Wood shot from the blue line at 6:31 of the opening frame. Wood notched his third assist of the season on the play.

- UAH quickly followed up with another goal at 9:13 of the first period by Huntsville native Josh Kestner, thanks to a helper from fellow senior Brandon Parker on the tally.

- Ferris State cut the Chargers lead at 13:55 of the first by Liam MacDougall to make it a 2-1 UAH advantage heading into intermission.

- After 10 minutes of scoreless play in the second period, Ferris State added to its lead at 10:49 on a goal by Jasen Fernsley before Mackin made it a 3-2 Bulldog advantage at 17:25.

- Mitch Maloney highlighted the third period by recording a hat trick in the 20 minute-stanza with tallies a :36, 7:15 and 12:34 to bring the game to its 6-2 final.

Inside the Box Score

- The Chargers had 33 shots on goal in the loss, paced by John Teets, Hans Gorowsky, and Josh Kestner with four shots on target apiece.

- UAH boasted has 12 total blocks by eight different players, led by Cody Champagne who got in the way of four Bulldogs shots.

- The Chargers held Ferris State to zero goals in five power play chances.

- Mark Sinclair's record in goal dipped to 0-3-0 on the season, following six goals allowed and 29 saves.

- UAH had three players finish with +1 ratings on the ice, including Levi Wunder, Connor Wood and Adam Wilcox.

Noteworthy

- Kestner now has 10 points and seven goals this season, which ranks tied for first on the team in both categories.

- Champagne's four blocks puts him at 25 on the year to lead the Blue & White.

Next Time Out

- UAH and Ferris State wrap up the two-game set at 7:07 p.m. on Saturday at the VBC.