Second-seeded Salem State College captured the 2009-10 MASCAC Mens Ice Hockey Championship in overtime fashion this afternoon, defeating Fitchburg State College, 2-1 in the Wallace Civic Center at Fitchburg State College.
Five members of the Fitchburg State ice hockey team were honored by the Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) as post-season honors were announced by Conference Commissioner Angela Bauman, Wednesday afternoon.
Junior goaltender Robert Vorse (Leominster, Mass./Bay State Breakers) registered 21 saves in net as top-seeded Fitchburg State defeated fifth-seeded UMass Dartmouth, 3-2 in MASCAC Semifinal action this evening.
Fitchburg State College has earned the top seed in the 2010 Massachusetts State College Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Mens Ice Hockey Championships, which will begin on Tuesday, March 2nd with quarterfinal round action.
The Fitchburg State ice hockey team registered a single goal in all three periods this evening as the Falcons topped Westfield State College, 3-1 in the Wallace Civic Center at Fitchburg State College.
Freshman Kevin McCready (Poughkeepsie, N.Y./Mohawk CC) netted his seventh goal of the season in the overtime period to lift Fitchburg State to its seventh consecutive victory with a 3-2 MASCAC win over Worcester State College this evening.
The trio of junior Chris Riggs (Sewell, N.J./Fort Vancouver Pioneers), freshman Chris Costigan (Salem, N.H./Northern Cyclones) and senior Andrew Hutton (Brewster, Mass./Boston Harbor Wolves) paced the Fitchburg State offense with a combined ten points as the Falcons defeated Framingham State College, 9-1 in MASCAC action this evening.
Senior Andrew Hutton (Brewster, Mass./Boston Harbor Wolves) and freshman Chris Costigan (Salem, N.H./Northern Cyclones) combined for six points as Fitchburg State downed Salve Regina, 6-1 in non-conference action this evening.
Fitchburg State registered seven unanswered goals to overcome a 3-0 deficit midway through the second period and post its sixth victory of the season as the Falcons defeated Becker College, 7-3 in non-conference ice hockey action this evening.
Senior captain Andrew Hutton (Brewster, Mass./Boston Harbor Wolves) and junior Chris Riggs (Sewell, N.J./Port Vancouver Pioneers) paced Fitchburg State with two points apiece in a losing effort as the Falcons fell to MASCAC rival Salem State College, 4-3 in overtime this evening.
Sophomore Thomas McAleer (East Islip, N.Y./New York Bobcats) lifted Fitchburg State to its first MASCAC victory of the season, scoring the game-winning goal just 1:52 into the overtime period to post a 5-4 win over Framingham State College this evening.
The Fitchburg State ice hockey team captured the 2009 IC Credit Union Shootout Championship this evening, defeating Wentworth Institute of Technology, 3-1 in shootout style at the Wallace Civic Center.