Men's ice hockey tripped up by Conn. College
JC Cangelosi '15 tallied three goals and one assist to lead Connecticut College to an 8-1 win over Hamilton College in a NESCAC game at Hamilton's Russell Sage Rink on Feb. 11.
Adam Patel '15 added one goal and three assists, and Keith Veronesi '14, Mike Sinsigalli '14, Sean Murray '13 and Steven Victor '15 chipped in one goal apiece. Veronesi leads the team with 10 goals. Sean Curran '12 tallied three assists and leads the NESCAC with 22. Lucas Chavira-Schramm '12, Dawson Luke '13 and Kevin Reich '14 each added one assist. Mike Petchonka '14 stopped 19 shots in goal.
Anthony Scarpino '12 scored the goal for the Continentals, and Mike DiMare '14 was credited with the assist. Scarpino has recorded at least one point in eight straight games, and ranks second in the NESCAC with 15 goals. DiMare leads the team with 17 assists, and is first in the NESCAC with 31 points.
Cam Gibbar '13 started in goal and made 13 saves in 22 minutes. Joe Quattrocchi '14 made 21 saves over the final 37:48. Hamilton defeated the Camels 4-1 at Connecticut College on Jan. 13.
Conn. College (6-12-3 overall, 4-9-2 NESCAC) opened the scoring with a power-play goal at 6:44 of the first period. Curran played the puck from the left circle across to Patel in the right circle, and Patel found Cangelosi at the far post for a one-timer into the back of the net.
The Camels doubled their lead at 8:18 of the period when Patel netted his first goal of the season. Following a Conn. College rush, Patel collected the puck in front in traffic and slid it into the net. The Camels led 2-0 at the first intermission.
After stealing the puck near the blue line, Murray skated around the right circle and sent a wrist shot into the net at 2:12 of the second period to stretch the Camels' lead to 3-0. Cangelosi made it 4-0 at 5:24 when he took a feed from Curran in the right circle and fired a one-timer past Quattrocchi from the slot.
Conn. College's fifth goal came at 7:25 of the second when Veronesi skated around the right side from behind the goal and lifted a wrist shot into the top of the net. Reich was credited with an assist on the play. The Camels led 5-0 at the second intermission.
Hamilton (7-11-3, 3-10-2) cut its deficit to 5-1 on Scarpino's power-play goal 3:25 into the third period. DiMare sent a pass ahead to Scarpino on a rush up the left side, and Scarpino lifted a backhand shot into the upper right corner of the net.
Conn. College tallied another power-play goal at 11:53 of the third when Cangelosi banged home a rebound following a shot by Patel from the slot that was initially saved. The Camels went ahead 7-1 on Sinsigalli's one-timer at the right post with 4:03 to play. Victor closed the scoring with 1:25 left on a rebound following a shot by Patel that was initially saved. The eight goals for Conn. College are the most since the Camels' 10-0 victory over Salve Regina on Jan. 18, 2011.
Conn. College held a 42-20 shot advantage. The Camels went 3-for-9 on the power play, while Hamilton was 1-for-7. The Continentals lead the all-time series 16-7-1. Hamilton is winless in its last eight games (0-6-2).
Hamilton hosts Tufts University for a NESCAC game on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m.