Men's Hockey Loses To South Conn.By Thomas Kettler
MIT suffered its second loss of the season in ice hockey against Southern Connecticut Wednesday by a score of 7-2 with a hat trick by Brian Bolduc of Southern Conn. The loss made the Engineers 0-2-1 overall and 0-1-1 in the conference.
In the first period, Southern Conn kept MIT on its heels and scored two goals, both by Ken Kantor. The first occurred two minutes into the game and the other occurred with four minutes left in the period.
In the second period, Southern Conn continued to attack while MIT scored its first goal of the game. Billy Bogenicki scored for Southern Conn halfway into the period. Two minutes later, Daryl Hemingway '94 scored, assisted by Dan Lee G and Joshua Fedderly '94. Finally, Brian Bolduc scored his first goal with four minutes left in the period.
In the final period, Southern Conn's relentless pursuit generated three more goals. Brian Bolduc scored his other two goals in a span of seventeen seconds, three minutes into the period. Four minutes later, Jonathan Shingles '96 got MIT's final goal with assists from Jason Biederman '94 and Tetsu Inada G. Matt Ryan of Southern Conn closed out the scoring halfway into the period.
Head coach Joe Quinn commented, "They were a quicker team than us. They moved to the puck more quickly on a consistent basis. It showed off some of our deficiencies. At the same time, we didn't play our game. We didn't look for the open man and move the puck."