NEVILLE TWP., Pa. — The Colonials took on the Buckeyes for a home-and-home out of conference series Friday and Saturday. Friday night the Colonials fell 5-3 in Columbus with RMU goals from Luke Lynch, Timmy Moore, and Daniel Mantenuto. Buckeyes found the net with Tanner Laczynski, John Wiitala, Eugene Fadyeyev, Matthew Weis, and Austin Pooley.
Saturday, Ohio State took another win over Robert Morris, this time 3-1. Matt Miller of Ohio State made the board first in the third. RMU’s Alex Tonge found the net nearly 5 minutes later, tying the game. Robert Morris nearly took the lead with a goal from Luke Lynch that was later waved off after review. Ohio State would take the final 3-1 win with two goals from Tanner Laczynski, who would have a 5 point weekend with the Buckeyes.
The Colonials will return to the RMU Island Sports Center next weekend with a conference series against Holy Cross.
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Freshman Ryley Risling makes his Colonial debut.
Freddy Gerard shoots the puck at Tommy Nappier during warm ups.
Spencer Dorowicz talks to Alex Brewer on the bench during warm ups.
Eric Israel watches from the bench during warm ups.
Team Captain, Alex Bontje, handles the puck during the first period.
Elie Ghantous runs into Eric Israel during the first period.
Elie Ghantous takes a high sticking penalty against John Wiitala of Ohio State.
Senior Goaltender, Andrew Pikul, stops the puck during the first period.
Mike Louria gains possession after a deflected shot.
Eric Israel and Sasha Larocque fall to the ice after a check from Israel.
Matthew Graham falls to the ice after hitting Matt Miller into the boards.
Sean Romeo keeps sharp during a media time out.
Tanner Laczynski scores his first of the night against RMU.
Mike Louria runs into Dakota Joshua during the third period.
Things get heated during the second period.
Mike Louria trips during the third period as Ohio gets an empty netter.