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Cal falters in Opening Match With Northern Michigan

By Phil Locante, 03/09/16, 8:15PM EST


Northern Michigan's offensive power proves to be to much for the Vulcans.

March 9, 2016

Box Score

Kalamazoo, MI- Numbers don’t lie and 55-22 or 42-11 for that matter tell the tale of the play.  Northern Michigan had their way offensively outshooting the Vulcans resulting in more opportunities to record their 5-1 victory.

In their opening game the Vulcans found themselves going up against the third seed from the West and an offensive juggernaut. After being outshot 20-6 in the first period the Vulcans managed to take a 1-1 tie into the intermission thanks to a power play goal off the stick of Kelsey DeNardo.

Northern Michigan scored the games next four goals between the second and third periods never giving the Vulcans much of a chance.  Maria Sciacca managed to make 50 saves in the contest.

Moving on to day two the Vulcans have a date with CHE rival West Chester University in what will be a must win for the Vulcans if they hope to advance out of pool play.  In it’s opening contest West Chester fell to Rainy River Community College 6-0.  Puck drop on Thursday is again set for 12:00 pm.

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