Foresters Fall to St. Scholastica

Photo by Steve Frommell,
Photo by Steve Frommell,

Junior forward Austin Aksoy netted his first goal of the season, but one would not be enough as the Forester men's hockey team fell 3-1 to the College of St. Scholastica at home on Saturday.

There was just one goal scored in the first period and it came from the Saints at 6:39. Shots were split right down the middle at 10 a piece after 20 minutes of play.

The Foresters came back and tied the score at one at the 5:14 mark of the second period. Senior forward Bron Loiselle circled around the cage and gave a beautiful feed to Aksoy, who found the back of the net.

The Saints then scored to take a 2-1 lead late the second frame on the lone power play goal of the game.

Down 2-1, Lake Forest had chances to even the score again in the third but could not capitalize. The Foresters pulled their goalie with 2:42 to play but the Saints put it away with an empty net score with just eight seconds remaining.

Lake Forest fell to 0-2-2 overall on the season and 0-1-1 in Northern Collegiate Hockey Association play while St Scholastica evened its overall and NCHA record at 1-1-0.

The Foresters will square off at Marian University at 7:00 next Friday night and at Lawrence University Saturday afternoon at 4:00. 

by Cam McGuire

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