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Men's Hockey: Pioneers explode with big third period in opener
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica College men's hockey team netted five unanswered goals in the final 40 minutes of action to secure a 6-1 victory over visiting Morrisville State before a paid attendance of 3,944 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium Friday night. The Pioneers have now won three consecutive season openers at the Aud. Sophomore transfer Louis Educate made an instant name for himself in front of a delighted crowd on opening night, netting one goal and adding two assists, while junior Ridge Garbutt added a game-high two goals for the Pioneers (1-0). George Lotito registered and one goal and one assist to kick start his junior campaign.
Heenan of the Pioneers effort in the final 40 minutes. “Morrisville has a hard working, young team, and they are going to have a good year. It's important for us to get out to a quick start this year and we have another big test tomorrow night against Fredonia.”