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