Ice hockey cruises to 7-1 win at Post

Ice hockey cruises to 7-1 win at Post

SHELTON, Conn. – Alec Grollman tallied a pair of power-play goals to help the Bryn Athyn College men's ice hockey team cap off a tremendous offensive weekend as the Lions defeated Division II Post University 7-1 Sunday afternoon in the Sports Center of Connecticut.

Bryn Athyn scored three times on the power play during the first two periods to lead 5-0 after 40 minutes of play.

After a scoreless opening 19 minutes, Tanner Congdon netted his first goal of 2017 on the power play to put the Lions (2-2) ahead 1-0. Grollman assisted on the game's opening goal.

The Bryn Athyn offense exploded in the second period with four goals on 21 shots to extend the gap to five. Alex Doyle's first goal of the season, assisted by Julion Lever and Brycon Johnson, made it 2-0 at the 4:33 mark. Just under four minutes later, Lever took over the team lead in goals with his third with an assist from Nikita Smirnov. At 12:07, Grollman recorded his first power play goal of the afternoon to increase the lead to four. Jimmy Lockamyeir ended a tremendous period with an even-strength goal with 1:39 left in the period.

Post's Evan Lugo broke up the Bryn Athyn shutout when he scored at 10:44 of the third period to get the Eagles on the board. Noah Wild picked up an assist on Lugo's goal.

Grollman finished off Bryn Athyn's 3-for-6 day on the man-advantage when he scored an unassisted goal at 16:57. Mike Perkett scored the Lions' seventh goal with 1:59 left in the match.

McKenzie Chalmers stopped 26 of the 27 shots he faced to earn his second win of the season. Devin Day made 35 saves for Post (0-2) in 46:15 of action. Brandon Brown replaced Day and recorded 11 stops.

Bryn Athyn owned a 53-27 shot advantage. The Lions defense the Eagles off the board on four power-play opportunities.

Bryn Athyn is off until it heads to Rochester, N.Y. to take on Nazareth College on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m.