GORHAM, Maine --- Jordan Nathan allowed just two goals in his collegiate debut for the Colby College men's hockey team, but the Mules could not come up with a goal in support as University of Southern Maine took a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.
Colby falls to 3-9 overall heading into Friday's NESCAC game at Trinity College at 7 p.m.
Nathan kept Colby in the game with 17 saves and held the Huskies (5-5-2 overall) without a goal for nearly two periods. USM scored with just 14 seconds left to the second intermission on a goal by Brad McGovern.
McGovern and Matt MacDonald assisted on USM's second goal of the game at 9:49 of the third period by Pearl. Jamie Osborne added an empty net goal with 1:55 to go.
Braely Torris had 20 saves in goal for the shutout for USM.
Southern Maine 3, Colby 0
USM: Brad McGovern (Ben Pearl, Matt MacDonald), 19:46
USM: Ben Pearl (Matt MacDonald, Brad McGovern), 9:49
USM: Jamie Osborne (Mike Greene, David Nies), 18:05
Shots: Colby 20, USM 20. Power play: Colby 0-4, USM 0-2. Penalties: Colby 4-8, USM 6-12. Goalies: Jordan Nathan (Colby, 58:44, 2 GA, 17 saves); Braely Torris (USM, 60:00, 0 GA, 20 saves).