Broncos Rally Past Colgate

Friday evening the Broncos hockey team came back from a 1-0 first period deficit to defeat the Colgate Red Raiders 4-1. The win marked the second game this week the Broncos fell behind 1-0 and came back to get the victory. In Tuesday nights game against the Bowling Green Falcons the Broncos came from behind and won in overtime 4-3.

Goalie Scott Foster got in the game early when Kyle Doyle broke in all alone on a breakaway only to be stopped by Foster. However, Doyle wasn't going to be denied as he got the scoring started at the 11:37 mark of the first period when he lifted a wrist shot over Fosters shoulder.

Despite a slow first period start the Broncos came out strong in the second period. Just 1:30 into the period the Broncos got on the board on a shorthanded situation. With Reid Yantzi in the penalty box serving a two minute penalty for obstruction hooking Pat Dwyer received a pass from Lucas Drake at center ice. Dwyer went in all alone on Colgate goaltender David Cann putting the puck in the net by going top shelf on Cann's glove side.

Just over four minutes later Dana Lattery extended his goal scoring streak to 4 games when he put the puck in the net after Jeremy Cheyne fed him a cross crease pass in front of the net. Lattery's goal gave the Broncos a 2-1 lead and proved in the end to be the game winner.

Two minutes after Lattery's goal freshman Ryan Marhle made it 3-1 when he ripped a wrist shot from the right circle that went under the cross bar and inside the far post. Marhle's performance earned him the third star of the game.

The Broncos finished the scoring late in the third period when Mike Jarmuth tried to make a pass from behind the net. Jarmuth's pass hit a Colgate player in front and went in the net for a Bronco goal. The goal came while the Broncos were on a power play.

The Broncos finished the game being out shot 23-24 despite have one more power play 6-5. The Broncos and the Red Raiders were again in action at Lawson Arena on Saturday night.

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