NEVILLE TWP., Pa. — The Robert Morris Colonials took on Atlantic Hockey rival Bentley at the RMU Island Sports Center on Friday evening.
Connor Brassard opened the scoring in the second for the Falcons, firing a shot past Colonials starter Francis Marotte. Timmy Moore fired one past Aidan Pelino to tie it up at one, only for Michael Zuffante to regain Bentley’s lead before the second intermission. Mike Louria of Robert Morris tied the game at two with less than a minute to go in regulation, setting the stage for winger Alex Tonge to pick up a Moore rebound, completing the Colonials a 3-2 comeback.
Both teams return to the RMU Island Sports Center for a 4:05 p.m. rematch on Saturday.
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Dyllan Lubbesmeyer warms up with the Colonials.
Chris Buchanan warms up with the Falcons.
Kyle Horsman returns to the lineup.
Drew Callin bounces a puck on his stick during warm ups.
Luke Lynch hits teammate Mike Louria after taking a hit from Connor Brassard.
Eric Israel forces his way past Jonathan Desbiens during the first period.
Alex Bontje talks with the ref after missing a few big calls.
Rob Powers handles the puck during the first period.
Kyle Horsman falls to the ice after running into the boards.
Timmy Moore and Eric Israel almost fall while celebrating Moore’s goal.
Connor Brassard has a talk with the ref after taking a hit from Robert Morris.
Brady Ferguson leaves the ice after taking a hit from Chris Buchanan.
Andrew McDonald falls to the ice in front of Rob Powers during the third period.
Luke Santerno hits Alex Bontje in the face with his stick during the third period.
Jonathan Desbiens trips Sean Giles during the third.
Luke Santerno shoves Alex Bontje after tripping Bontje in front of the net.
Mike Louria scores in the last minute of regulation.
Robert Morris celebrates after Alex Tonge scores for a 3-2 win.