Tonight’s Best Game
Friday, Feb 22, 2019
#11 UNLV REBELS 6
#19 COLORADO UNIVERSITY 0
Williams Village Recreational Center, on campus, Boulder, Colorado
//1st period – UNLV dominating in first period; Colorado not doing much really – Giesbrecht strong in Rebels net; First period over….
//2nd period – Colorado more heated at beginning of period…UNLV scores – long range, from left side – then UNLV scores again to take 3-0 lead….Tommy Harrison scores to give UNLV 4-0 lead…Colorado’s Matt Adams scraps with Bryce Woodward of Rebels near center ice…Adams goes into penalty box…it’s all UNLV in this one.
//3rd period – Colorado broadcasters say there is no way their team is going to ACHA D1 National Championships – noting Colorado needed two wins over UNLV this weekend to hope to get into the tournament….quiet third period; no heat coming from Colorado…
UNLV goal – Tristan Mayer from Bas Assaf
UNLV – Cody Williams – 99th career goal
UNLV – Tristan Mayer from Joseph Kaszupski, Sean Plonski
UNLV – Tommy Harrison
UNLV goal – John Moeller from Tristan Mayer, Cody Williams
UNLV goal – D’Andre John
UNLV goalie – Ben Giesbrecht – shutout victory
//Breaking News – Ben Giesbrecht will start in the net tonight for UNLV… Rebels goal scorer Cody Williams goes into this game with 98 career goals.
//This will be a two-game weekend series here; UNLV earlier beat Colorado 6-3, 7-0 on home ice at City National Arena. Eric Ballard is head coach at Colorado. Coach Ballard has had success in many other programs as well. UNLV has four regular season games to play before going into the ACHA D1 U.S. National Championships in Frisco, Texas next month.