|1st||3:57||MNS||1-0||EV||Nicholas Rivera (7)||Brad McClure/8|
|1st||16:21||MNS||2-0||PP GW||Dallas Gerads (4)||Ian Scheid/11, Jake Jaremko/21|
|2nd||1:01||ALH||1-2||SH||Richard Buri (1)||Levi Wunder/7|
|2nd||2:45||MNS||3-1||EV||C.J. Suess (17)||Marc Michaelis/18, Parker Tuomie/20|
|2nd||10:12||MNS||4-1||PP||Marc Michaelis (13)||C.J. Suess/18, Zeb Knutson/21|
|3rd||1:29||MNS||5-1||PP||Daniel Brickley (8)||Zeb Knutson/22|
|3rd||9:28||MNS||6-1||EV||Jared Spooner (3)||Marc Michaelis/19, Daniel Brickley/20|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Minnesota State (23-7-0)||3/7||7/14||0|
|Alabama Huntsville (10-20-2)||0/7||7/14||1|
|Minnesota State Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Connor LaCouvee (W, 17-3-0)||59:46||1||5||4||14||23|
|Alabama Huntsville Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Jordan Uhelski (L, 10-15-2)||49:28||6||10||13||4||27|
HUNTSVILLE | The University of Alabama in Huntsville hockey team dropped the WCHA series finale against No. 5 Minnesota State on Saturday night at the Von Braun Center by a final score of 6-1. UAH dips to 10-20-2 (9-15-2 WCHA), while MSU improves to 23-7-0 (19-5-0 WCHA).
- After UAH cut the deficit to 2-1 early into the second period, Minnesota State posted two unanswered goals in the second period by CJ Suess at 2:45 and Marc Michaelis at 10:12 on the way to the 6-1 win over UAH.
- Minnesota State took the first lead at 3:57 of the first period on a goal by Nicolas Rivera, followed by a tally at 16:21 of the stanza by Brad McClure.
- UAH jumped on the board at 1:01 of the second when Richard Buri sent in his first goal of the season
- a shorthanded tally - that cut the deficit to 2-1.
- MSU rebounded at 2:45 on the Suess tally to regain the two-goal lead before Michaelis' goal at 10:12 extended the Mavericks lead to 4-1.
- The Mavericks added to its lead early into the third at 1:29 on a goal by Daniel Brickley which made it a 5-1 advantage, followed by a goal by Jared Spooner at 9:28 which brought the game to its 6-1 final.
Inside the Box Score
- UAH posted 24 shots on goal in the loss, paced by junior Kurt Gosselin with five shots on goal and fellow junior Hans Gorowsky with four shots on target.
- Gosselin also led the squad in blocked shots, accumulating four of the team's 13 blocks.
- Jordan Uhelski started and played the majority of time in goal with 27 saves and six goals allowed to drop his season record to 10-15-2.
- UAH went 32-for-62 on face-offs.
- Buri's goal was his first of the season and sixth of his career.
Next Time Out
- UAH will be away from competition next weekend before hosting Bowling Green on Feb. 23-24 at the VBCto wrap up the regular season.