Castleton State defeats Mules in men's hockey

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 1, 2006
CASTLETON, VT. --- Castleton State scored just 1:27 into the game and never trailed in a 3-1 victory over Colby College in men's hockey Friday night.

Ryan Bartlett scored from Steve Culbertson just 1:27 into the game. Ross Carmichael added the eventual game-winning goal on the power play at 6:15 of the opening period.

Colby (3-1) got its goal on the power play as well off the stick of Joe Rothwell. Michael Belliveau and T.J. Kelley had assists on the goal at 11:46 of the second period.

Castleton State, however, tallied less than two minutes later on a shorthanded goal at 13:37 by Steve Smiddy.

Castleton State 3, Colby 1

Colby 0#1#0----1

Castleton State 2#1#0----3

1st period

CS: Ryan Bartlett (Steve Culbertson), 1:27

CS: Ross Carmichael (Ryan Bartlett, Brandon Heck), 6:15

2nd period

C: Joe Rothwell (Michael Belliveau, T.J. Kelley), 11:46

CS: Steve Smiddy (Brandon Heck), 13:37

Shots: Colby 35, Castleton State 23. Goalies: Ben Grandjean (Colby, 20 saves); Jeff Swanson (CS, 34 saves).

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