Massachusetts And St. Lawrence Skate to 2-2 Tie At Friendship Four

Freshman forward Niko Hildenbrand and sophomore forward Austin Plevy scored goals as Massachusetts picked up a 2-2 tie against St. Lawrence in the consolation game of the 2nd Annual Friendship Four Tournament at SSE Arena.

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Massachusetts Topped By Vermont At Friendship Four, 4-2

Freshman defenseman Shane Bear scored a goal for the Minutemen.

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Massachusetts Falls To New Hampshire, 6-2

Sophomore forward Austin Plevy scored a goal for the Minutemen.

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American Sports Network to Air All Games of Friendship Four

For the second consecutive year, the American Sports Network will produce each of Friendship Four games, to be played in Belfast, Northern Ireland on November 25-26. The games will air across the country and be carried on NESN throughout New England.

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Massachusetts Edged By Vermont, 2-1

Sophomore forward Kurt Keats scored a goal for the Minutemen.

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MASSACHUSETTS 2016-2017 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
3-7-2 Overall (1-5-1 Hockey East)
10/01
vs. DALHOUSIE
W 7-5
Box
10/07
vs. COLORADO COLLEGE
W 3-0
Box
10/08
vs. COLORADO COLLEGE
L 4-7
Box
10/21
vs. ARMY WEST POINT
W 3-2
Box
10/25
at Quinnipiac
L 2-3
Box
10/28
vs. NEW HAMPSHIRE *
L 1-4
Box
10/29
vs. BOSTON COLLEGE *
L 4-7
Box
11/04
vs. CONNECTICUT *
T 2-2 OT
Box
11/11
at Merrimack *
W 3-1
Box
11/12
vs. VERMONT *
L 1-2
Box
11/18
at New Hampshire *
L 2-6
Box
11/25
vs. Vermont *
L 2-4
Box
11/26
vs. St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence wins shootout 2-1
T 2-2 OT
Box
12/02
vs. NOTRE DAME *
6:00
 
12/03
vs. NOTRE DAME *
7:00
 
12/09
at Connecticut *
6:30
 
12/13
at Princeton
7:00
 
12/16
vs. ARIZONA STATE
7:00
 
12/17
vs. ARIZONA STATE
7:00
 
12/30
vs. Alabama Huntsville
4:00 CT
 
12/31
vs. Mercyhurst/Minnesota
4:00 /7:00 CT
 
01/03
vs. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL
7:00
 
01/07
vs. Boston University *
1:30
 
01/14
vs. UMASS LOWELL
7:00
 
01/20
at Boston College *
7:00
 
01/27
at Maine *
7:30
 
01/28
at Maine *
7:00
 
01/31
vs. NORTHEASTERN *
7:00
 
02/03
at Boston University *
7:35
 
02/10
at Northeastern *
7:00
 
02/11
at UMass Lowell *
7:00
 
02/14
vs. MERRIMACK *
7:00
 
02/18
vs. UMASS LOWELL *
7:00
 
02/24
vs. PROVIDENCE *
7:00
 
02/25
at Providence *
7:05
 
RecordsHockey EastNon-LeagueOverall
Overall 1- 5- 1 2- 2- 1 3- 7- 2
Home 0- 3- 1 2- 1- 0 2- 4- 1
Away 1- 1- 0 0- 1- 0 1- 2- 0
Neutral 0- 1- 0 0- 0- 1 0- 1- 1
GF-GAHockey EastNon-LeagueOverall
Overall 15- 26 14- 14 29- 40
Home 8- 15 10- 9 18- 24
Away 5- 7 2- 3 7- 10
Neutral 2- 4 2- 2 4- 6
MASSACHUSETTS 2016-2017 STATISTICS

## Player POS YR GP G-A-P
14 Austin Plevy F SO 12 4-4-8
17 Kurt Keats F SO 12 3-5-8
11 Griff Jeszka F FR 11 3-4-7
6 Dominic Trento F JR 12 0-7-7
24 Shane Bear D FR 11 3-3-6
23 Jonny Lazarus F FR 12 3-3-6
7 Patrick Lee F JR 9 2-4-6
16 Steven Iacobellis F SR 12 1-4-5
37 William Lagesson D SO 12 1-3-4
21 Ryan Badger F SO 9 2-1-3
15 Ray Pigozzi F SR 3 1-2-3
13 Ivan Chukarov D SO 12 1-2-3
28 Jake McLaughlin D FR 12 0-3-3
9 Anthony Petrella F JR 8 2-0-2
19 Niko Hildenbrand F FR 9 2-0-2
10 Jack Suter F FR 12 1-1-2
27 Riley McDougall F JR 9 0-2-2
5 Callum Fryer D SO 9 0-2-2
4 Marc Hetnik D SR 12 0-2-2
22 Carmine Buono D SO 2 0-1-1
8 Jake Horton D JR 3 0-1-1
29 Nic Renyard G SO 5 0-1-1
34 Alex Wakaluk G SR 1 0-0-0
12 Michael Iovanna F JR 1 0-0-0
26 Joseph Widmar F SO 4 0-0-0
1 Ryan Wischow G FR 8 0-0-0
25 Luke McElhenie F FR 8 0-0-0
## Goaltender YR GP Sv% GAA Rec.
1 Ryan Wischow FR 8 .912 2.492-3-2
29 Nic Renyard SO 5 .888 4.201-4-0
34 Alex Wakaluk SR 1 .800 3.000-0-0
MASSACHUSETTS 2016-2017 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Ryan WischowFr GGreen Bay, WI / Fargo (USHL)
2 Josh CouturierSo DByfield, MA / Boston (USPHL)
Previous College: Boston College (2015-16)
4 Marc HetnikSr DChestnut Hill, MA / Vernon (BCHL)
5 Callum FryerSo DOakville, ON / Aurora (OJHL)
6 Dominic TrentoJr FBrockport, NY / New Jersey (USPHL)
7 Patrick LeeJr FCalgary, AB / Brooks (AJHL)
8 Jake HortonJr DNorth Plymouth, MN / Aberdeen (NAHL)
9 Anthony PetrellaJr FHilton, NY / Shattuck St. Mary's (PREP)
10Jack SuterFr FOmaha, NE / Sioux Falls (USHL)
11Griff JeszkaFr FMuskego, WI / Brookings (NAHL)
12Michael IovannaJr FMiddleton, MA / Boston Jr. Bruins (USPHL)
13Ivan Chukarov (BUF)So DDes Plaines, IL / Minnesota (NAHL)
14Austin PlevySo FLangley, BC / Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
15Ray PigozziSr FEvanston, IL / Chicago (USHL)
16Steven IacobellisSr FPort Coquitlam, BC / Salmon Arm (BCHL)
17Kurt KeatsSo FWinnipeg, MB / Powell River (BCHL)
18Brennan BaxandallSr DCalgary, AB / Drumheller (AJHL)
19Niko HildenbrandFr FVacaville, CA / Fargo (USHL)
21Ryan BadgerSo FHainsport, NJ / Philadelphia (USPHL)
22Carmine BuonoSo DBurnaby, BC / Powell River (BCHL)
23Jonny LazarusFr FSyosset, NY / Wichita Falls (NAHL)
24Shane BearFr DCalgary, AB / Brooks (AJHL)
25Luke McElhenieFr FSauk City, WI / Madison (USHL)
26Joseph WidmarSo FNorthbrook, IL / Des Moines (USHL)
27Riley McDougallJr FCalgary, AB / Calgary (AJHL)
28Jake McLaughlinFr DHinsdale, IL / Fargo (USHL)
29Nic RenyardSo GVictoria, BC / Okotoks (AJHL)
34Alex WakalukSr GBellevue, AB / Melville (SJHL)
37William Lagesson (EDM)So DGöteborg, Sweden / Dubuque (USHL)

Captain: Steven Iacobellis

Head Coach: Greg Carvel (St. Lawrence '93)
Career Record (Entering 2016-2017): 72-63-15 (.530) (4 Seasons)
Record at Massachusetts (Entering 2016-2017): 0-0-0

Assistant Coach: Ben Barr (Rensselaer '04)
Assistant Coach: Jared DeMichiel (RIT '10)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: James Marcou (Massachusetts '15)
Director of Hockey Operations: Brennen McHugh (Campbell '11)

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coachHead Coach: Greg Carvel

Asst. Coaches: Ben Barr and Jared DeMichiel
Volunteer Assistant: James Marcou
Director of Hockey Operations: Brennen McHugh
SID/Media: Jillian Jakuba
Athletic Trainer: Jeff Smith
Equipment Manager: Josh Penn
Strength and Conditioning: Ryan Feek

SID/Media: Jillian Jakuba, Associate Director Communications & PR
Phone: 413-577-0053
E-Mail: jjakuba@admin.umass.edu
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arenaArena: Mullins Center
Opened: 1993
Dimensions: 200 X 95
Arena Capacity: 8,373

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