|1st||6:04||UML||1-0||EV||Terrence Wallin||Evan Campbell|
|1st||6:30||STH||1-1||EV||J.C. Campagna||Bryce Milson|
|1st||8:41||UML||2-1||EV||Joe Gambardella||Zack Kamrass|
|1st||14:35||UML||3-1||PP||Zack Kamrass||Tyler Mueller|
|2nd||7:33||UML||4-1||PP GW||Robert Francis||Ryan McGrath|
|2nd||16:43||UML||5-1||PP||Michael Fallon||Zack Kamrass|
|3rd||3:54||UML||6-1||EV EA DP||Terrence Wallin||Jake Suter|
|3rd||4:36||UML||7-1||PP||Ryan McGrath||Dylan Zink, Michael Kapla|
|3rd||9:53||STH||2-7||EV||J.C. Campagna||Andrew Fritsch|
|3rd||12:30||STH||3-7||PP||Marc-Andre Levesque||Brendan Childerley, Rankyn Campbell|
|St. Thomas (NB)||1||0||2||3|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|St. Thomas (NB)||3||4||7||14|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|St. Thomas (NB)||1/6||11/33||0|
|St. Thomas (NB) Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Tyson Teichmann (L)||60:00||7||11||13||8||32|
|UMass Lowell Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Jeff Smith (W)||20:00||0||0||4||0||4|
LOWELL, Mass. - The UMass Lowell hockey team defeated the St. Thomas University Tommies 7-3, in an exhibition game at the Tsongas Center on Sunday afternoon.
The River Hawks took the 1-0 lead at 6:04 of the first period on a goal from senior forward Terrence Wallin (Yardley, Pa.), who put home the rebound off of a shot by sophomore forward Evan Campbell (Port Coquitlam, British Columbia). The Tommies tied the score 26 seconds later on a goal from JC Campagna.
Sophomore forward Joe Gambardella (Staten Island, N.Y.) scored on a wraparound making it a 2-1 game at 8:41 on the first period. Senior defenseman Zack Kamrass (Atlanta, Ga.) fired a shot in from the point for a 3-1 lead on the power play at 14:35. UMass Lowell entered the second intermission with a 3-1 lead.
Robert Francis (San Diego, Calif.) scored off his own rebound in front to make it 4-1, and Michael Fallon (Glenview, Ill.) sent a rocket in from the slot to extend the lead to 5-1 at 7:33 and 16:43 of the second period, respectively. Both goals came on the power play, as the River Hawks ended the second period going 3-for-5 with an extra man.
At 3:54 of the third period, Wallin scored his second goal of the game off of a Jake Suter assist for a 6-1 lead. Ryan McGrath made it 7-1 on the power play just under a minute later, with assists coming from Dylan Zink and Michael Kapla. The Tommies cut the lead to 7-3 with goals from Campagna and Marc-Andre Levesque at 9:53 and 12:30 of the third period.
Junior goaltender Kevin Boyle (Manalapan, N.J.) started the night in net and made two saves in 20 minutes of action. Freshman Jeff Smith (Maple Ridge, British Columbia) played the second period and recorded four saves. Freshman Olli Kalkaja (Oulu, Finland) played the final 20 minutes and recorded a team-high five saves. Tyson Teichmann made 32 saves in net for the visitors.
The River Hawks outshot St. Thomas 39-14, UMass Lowell finished the night going 4-for-6 on the power play, and the Tommies went 1-for-6.
The River Hawks will host "Blue Out Tsongas" in the season opener against Hockey East foe Boston College on Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m. live on New England Sports Network (NESN).
Tickets for all River Hawks home hockey games are on sale now. Game tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors (65+) and military, and $12 and children (12 and under). UMass Lowell students receive free admission by scanning their ID as part of the Mission: All In campaign. Tickets can be purchased at the Tsongas Center Box Office, which is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. during the week. Fans can also purchase tickets online at TsongasCenter.com or by calling 866-722-8780.The UMass Lowell Athletic Department is also selling season, mini-pack and group tickets at this time. Packages can be purchased online at TsongasCenter.com or by contacting Christine Maurais (email@example.com; 978-934-2181) or Jocelyn Prieto (firstname.lastname@example.org; 978-934-5751).