Francis Marotte lands on top of a Penn State player during the third period. -- JENN HOFFMAN
PITTSBURGH — The Robert Morris Colonials took on the Penn State University Nittany Lions on Friday at the PPG Paints Arena for the first of their home-and-home series.
Robert Morris started the scoring with a goal from Mike Louria, his 6th of the season, but the Nittany Lions got goals from Nate Sucese, Sam Sternschein, and James Gobetz in the second Penn State did not stop there, finishing with a 5-2 victory.
Both teams will head to State College, Pa to play round two of the series at the Pegula Ice Arena. The puck drop is set for 7 p.m.
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Brandon Watt returns to the line up after an injury earlier in the season.
Francis Marotte warms up before the start of the game.
Peyton Jones warms up with the Nittany Lions before the game.
Jame Gobetz warms up before the game.
Peyton Jones deflects a shot from Brady Ferguson during the first period.
Timmy Moore and Peyton Jones watch the puck during the first period.
James Gobetz comes up off the ice as he hits Timmy Moore during the first period.
Brandon Watt picks himself up while Nick Prkusic holds back Trevor Hamilton and James Gobetz.
Luke Lynch gets hit in the face while pushing Alex Limoges during the second.
Brady Ferguson slides into the board while attempting to hit Denis Smirnov.
James Gobetz pushes Alex Tonge down while moving the puck down ice during the second period.
Brady Ferguson puts his hand up to keep James Gobetz from falling directly on top of him.
James Robinson falls on top of Francis Marotte during the third period.
Brandon Biro gets checked into the boards by Alex Bontje during the third.
Francis Marotte lands on top of a Penn State player during the third period.
Alec Marsh lands on top of Eric Israel mid-ice during the third period.