Men's hockey falls to Hamilton

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 2, 2007
CLINTON, N.Y. --- The Colby College men's hockey team scored just 23 seconds into the game, but Hamilton College scored four times in the third period to pull out a 5-3 win over the Mules in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday night.

Colby (9-7-2) scored first when Arthur Fritch tallied unassisted just 23 seconds into the game.

Jerome Wallace scored the first of his two goals at the 4:50 mark of the opening period to tie the game. The rest of the scoring happened in the third period.

The Continentals went up 4-1 on three straight goals in the opening 10:27 of play in the third. Colby battled back with goals by Josh Reber and Greg Osborne, but Hamilton added an insurance goal with 2:11 remaining.

Hamilton 5, Colby 3

Colby          1#0#2---3

Hamilton        1#0#4---5

1st period

C: Arthur Fritch, :23

H: Jerome Wallace (Jim Nolan), 4:50

3rd period

H: Kyle Roulston (Jared Leslie), 1:50

H: Jerome Wallace (Casey Deak, Jake Davis), 8:31

H: Marc Trostle, 10:27

C: Josh Reber (Greg Valenski, T.J. Kelley), 12:53

C: Greg Osborne (Joe Rothwell, Arthur Fritch), 16:11

H: Travis Blood, 17:49

Shots: Colby 27, Hamilton 28. Goalies: Ben Grandjean (Colby, 23 saves); Matt Crowson (Hamilton, 24 saves).

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