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Photo-Jenn-ic: Mercyhurst takes Friday win against Robert Morris

The RMU Colonials add "Worky" to their helmets.

NEVILLE TWP., Pa. — Robert Morris and Mercyhurst met for their final home-and-home series of the season with a Friday match up at the RMU Island Sports Center.

The night started with an emotional tribute to Mark Workman after the starting lineups. The RMU players honored the late coach by adding “Worky” to the back of their helmets.

The Lakers would take a 2-0 lead in the first with goals from Bryan Sienerth and Derek Barach. Before the end of the second Mike Louria would cut the Lakers lead 2-1. Neither team could find another opportunity, Lakers take the 2-1 victory.

Afterward, meeting at center ice, Brandon Wildung, Brendan Riley, and other members of the Mercyhurst team invited Robert Morris to join them for their post game prayer.

The Colonials will travel up I-79 to battle the Lakers on their home turf. The puck will drop at 7:05 p.m. at the Mercyhurst Ice Center.

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