PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Two power-play goals got the offense rolling for the Trine University men's hockey team as they went on to defeat host Chatham University by the score of 3-0.
The Thunder started their scoring in the final minute of the first period, by taking advantage of a Cougar penalty. Freshman forward Brent Jones (Brighton, Mich.) Scored the goal, his first of the season. Both sophomore Alex Johanson (Skokie, Ill.) and freshman Garrett Hallford (McKinney, Texas) added assists on the goal.
The team added to their lead with the second of their power-play goals in the seventh minute of the second stanza. This time the goal came from sophomore Michael Meisenbacher (Basking Ridge, N.J.), who tallied his first of the season. Hallford added his second assist of the contest while sophomore Henry Hearon (Chicago, Ill.) added his first.
Trine made extended their lead again in the tenth minute of the period. The even strength goal was scored by freshman Brandon Krumpschmid (Grand Rapids, Mich.), his second of the season. Meisenbacher along with freshman Austin Stauffer (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) added assists on the goal.
Trine held onto the 3-0 lead through the second intermission