Salerno Scores Twice to Lead Alabama Huntsville Past Ferris State, 5-3
Sophomore forward Brandon Salerno posts two goals for Chargers

Sophomore forward Brandon Salerno scored two goals for the Chargers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 1:13  FSU1-0 EV Corey Mackin (4)Nate Kallen/5, Ryker Killins/6
2nd 1:21  ALH1-1 PP Josh Kestner (8)Brandon Parker/3, Tyler Poulsen/8
2nd 3:34  ALH2-1 SH Brandon Salerno (1)Brennan Saulnier/4
2nd 17:02  FSU2-2 PP Zac Tierney (1)Zach Yoder/3, Joe Rutkowski/4
2nd 19:19  FSU3-2 EV Mitch Maloney (12)Nate Kallen/6, Zac Tierney/1
3rd 10:06  ALH3-3 EV John Teets (2)Madison Dunn/3, Hans Gorowsky/4
3rd 12:54  ALH4-3 EV GW Brandon Salerno (2)Tyler Poulsen/9
3rd 18:05  ALH5-3 EV Hans Gorowsky (2)Josh Kestner/4
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Ferris State  1203
Alabama Huntsville  0235
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Ferris State  1314835
Alabama Huntsville  810826
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Ferris State (6-9-1)  1/6 6/15 0
Alabama Huntsville (5-8-1)  1/5 8/16 1
Ferris State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Darren Smith (L, 3-4-1)58:235 88521
Empty Net1:370     
Alabama Huntsville Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jordan Uhelski (W, 5-5-1)60:003 1212832

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team capped off the weekend series against Ferris State with a come-from-behind 5-3 win on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center. UAH improves to 5-8-1 (4-3-1 WCHA), while FSU dips to 6-9-1 (3-4-1 WCHA).

Turning Point

UAH dominated the third period to the tune of three goals - highlighted by the game-winner by Brandon Salerno at 12:54 - on the way to the 5-3 win in the series finale against Ferris State.

Scoring Breakdown

- Ferris State struck early to take a 1-0 lead in the first period at 1:13 on a goal by Corey Mackin.

- After first intermission, the Chargers knotted the score at 1-1 as Josh Kestner slapped a shot past FSU netminder Darren Smith for a power-play goal at 1:21 of the second.

- UAH went on to take a 2-1 lead after Brennan Saulnier found Brandon Salerno open in front of the crease who beat Smith at 3:34 of the second.

- However, Ferris State would regain the lead at 3-2 with two tallies later in the second period by Zac Tierney at 17:02 on the power play and by Mitch Maloney at 19:19.

- Following 10 scoreless minutes of play in the third period, the UAH offense took charge with three goals over the final 10 minutes of play beginning with the game-tying tally by John Teets at 10:06 of the third.

- The Chargers retook the lead on Salerno's tally at 12:54 - which was set up by Tyler Poulsen who forced a turnover in the neutral zone - before Hans Gorowsky made it a 5-3 final with a goal at 18:05.

Inside the Box Score

- The Chargers posted 26 shots on goal in the contest, paced by linesmates Gorowsky and Kestner with five apiece.

- UAH had four players total two points in the win, including Gorowsky (1g-1a), Salerno (2g), Poulsen (2a), and Kestner (1g-1a).

- The Blue & White blocked a total of 17 shots, led by Teets with three.

- UAH went 1-for-3 on the power play while holding FSU to one goal in six power-play chances.

- Jordan Uhelski improved to 5-5-1 in goal this season, after allowing three goals and totaling 32 saves.

Noteworthy

- UAH scored five goals in a game in three of the six contests during the homestand.

- Both Kestner (8g-4a) and Poulsen (3g-9a) remain tied atop the roster with 12 points, with Kestner leading the team in goals and Poulsen pacing the roster with nine assists.

Next Time Out

- UAH hits the road to Michigan's Upper Peninsula next Friday and Saturday for a WCHA series at Northern Michigan.