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Saturday, November 17, 2007
THREE-GOAL THIRD LIFTS UMASS TO 3-2 WIN OVER BOSTON COLLEGE
Jordan Virtue nets game-wiinner for Minutemen

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Jordan Virtue picked up the game-winning goal for UMass
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CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Massachusetts scored three goals in just more than six minutes in the second period to overcome a two-goal deficit and earn a 3-2 Hockey East win over Boston College before 4,877 fans in Kelley Rink.

After BC jumped out to a 2-0 lead after one period, UMass senior David Leaderer cut the BC margin in half with a goal at 9:14 of the second period. Freshman James Marcou evened the score at 12:20, setting the stage for junior Jordan Virtue's gamewinner at 15:27.

Boston College opened the scoring on sophomore Ben Smith's power-play goal 6:06 into the first period. Sophomore Matt Lombardi doubled the Eagles' advantage at 17:42.

BC goalie John Muse finished with 26 saves. UMass freshman goalie Paul Dainton made 30 saves.

Team Records: Boston College - 3-3-5, 2-2-4 Hockey East; Massachusetts - 5-2-4, 3-1-4 Hockey East.


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