Quick Start Paces Bowling Green To 3-2 Win At Lake Superior State
Senior forward Tyler Spezia scores two goals for Falcons

Senior forward Tyler Spezia scored two goals for the Falcons
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 3:07  BGS1-0 EV Tyler Spezia (7)Brandon Kruse/17
1st 8:57  BGS2-0 PP Mitchell McLain (13)Brandon Kruse/18, Alec Rauhauser/24
1st 18:11  BGS3-0 EV GW Tyler Spezia (8)Mitchell McLain/10, Brandon Kruse/19
2nd 10:25  LSS1-3 EV Hampus Erikkson (2)Gage Torrel/8
2nd 12:31  LSS2-3 SH Gage Torrel (4)Diego Cuglietta/14
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Bowling Green  3003
Lake Superior State  0202
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Bowling Green  1413936
Lake Superior State  67619
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Bowling Green (16-8-6)  1/4 4/8 0
Lake Superior State (6-20-4)  0/2 6/23 1
Bowling Green Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Ryan Bednard (W, 9-4-4)60:002 65617
Lake Superior State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Mareks Mitens8:572 6006
Nick Kossoff (L, 5-11-2)50:101 513927
Empty Net0:530     

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- After surrendering three first period goals, the Lake Superior State hockey team fell short in its comeback bid falling to No.15-ranked Bowling Green in the finale of a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series inside Taffy Abel Arena.

With the loss the, The Lakers drop to 6-20-4 overall and 4-15-3 in league action. The Falcons improve to 15-8-6, 12-4-5.

After Tyler Spezia's goals and Mitch McLain's solo goal staked the Falcons to a 3-0 lead in the first, the Lakers bounced back at the 10:25 mark in the second when Freshman forward Hampus Erikkson scored on an assist from Gage Torrel.

Torrell drew Lake State to within one when he scored shorthanded for his fourth goal of the season on a Diego Cuglietta assist at the 12:31 mark in the second.

Freshman Mareks Mitens got the nod in the net for Lake Superior and lasted just 8:57 allowing two goals on six shots faced. Nick Kossoff allowed one goal and turned away 27 shots in relief.

Freshman forward Yuki Miura made his Laker debut in the loss and seniors J.T. Henke, Kyle Chatham, Ryan Renz and Aidan Wright were honored pregame as they skated for the final time in Taffy Abel.

The Lakers were outshot, 36-19, in the contest and went 0-3 on power play opportunities. BGSU was 1-of-3 with the man advantage.

The Lakers will play their final six game of the regular season on the road beginning next weekend at Bemidji State (Feb.2-3).