Las Vegas – ACHA D1 UNLV got off to an ultra-quick start scoring five time in the first period enroute to an 8-2 win over Williston State here at City National Arena on Tuesday night. UNLV is now 7-3-0 in its first season in ACHA D1. UNLV had balanced scoring while star goalie Ben Giesbrecht got the win.
Flash Updates from City National Arena Las Vegas
Final Score – UNLV 8, Williston State 2
UNLV – Daniel Luyton – 1st goal of season – Mitchell Province assist
UNLV – Tristan Mayer, 3rd – assists – Jonah Pearson, Jonas Gordon
UNLV – Viktor Brask, 1st – assists – Jake Kearley, DAndre John
UNLV – Jake Kearley, 2nd – assists- Cody Williams, Bas Assaf
UNLV – DAndre John, 3rd – assists Jonas Gordon, Kameron Fink
UNLV – Matthew Painchaud 6th – assists Jonas Gordon, Kameron Fink
UNLV – Jonah Pearson 1st – assists Cody Williams, Viktor Brask
UNLV – Bas Assaf 1st – assists- Elijiah Barriga, Matthew Painchaud
Williston scores / UNLV Leads 8-2
4:03 remaining in game
UNLV goalie – Ben Giesbrecht
Shots on Goal – UNLV 41-14
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Las Vegas – UNLV’s star goalie Ben Giesbrecht will get the start tonight – Tuesday – against Williston State of North Dakota at the City National Arena. Giesbrecht has a 4-3-0 record, 2.14 gaa and a 92.0% save percentage. Ben is listed at 6’1, 220. He is from Vancouver.
Game time is 7:30 pm.
UNLV, 6-3-0 in its first season of ACHA D1, is ranked #14 nationally.
Williston State head coach John Bowkus is in his 4th season with the Tetons. Last winter Williston was ranked #1 in the ACHA D2 Western rankings…Williston has 18 returning players but their star goalie David Krejcik is gone and is now with the NCAA Niagara Purple Eagles…P.J Silveria, who is on the current UNLV Rebels roster, played with Williston last season…When Bowkus was a teenager he skated for AAA Detroit Compuware and later with USHL Sioux City Muskateers and the USHL Waterloo Black Hawks….Bowkus: “As a coach I’ve been blessed to have players who advanced to professional hockey including the NHL. I am even more blessed to have former players who have gone on to have successful careers and beautiful families who stay in touch with me.”
Williston State College is a two-year public college in Williston, North Dakota, part of the North Dakota University System. Founded in 1957, WSC provides general, vocational, and technical education.
ACHA D1 Stat of the Day
Goalie Austyn Roudebush of ACHA D1 Adrian College in five starts has a 5-0-0 record, three shutouts, 0.40 gaa and a 98.1% save percentage. He is from Toledo and is listed at 6’2, 185. Adrian College is in Michigan.