No. 4 Men's Hockey Falls To Massachusetts 4-3 in Overtime
Nov. 22, 2008
AMHERST, Mass. - Freshman Casey Wellman's goal with 41 seconds left in overtime snapped a 3-3 tie and lifted Massachusetts to a 4-3 Hockey East victory over fourth-ranked Boston College before a sellout crowd of 8,389 fans at the Mullins Center.
Sophomore James Marcou scored two first-period goals for the host Minutemen, who improve to 6-4-1 and 4-3-1 in league action.
Four of the game's six goals were scored in the opening period of play, including three scores inside the first four minutes of the game. Marcou opened the scoring at 1:18.
Marcou tied the score at 2-2 with his seventh goal of the season at 8:10, before Martin Nolet concluded the scoring in the period at 16:46.
Sophomore Paul Dainton made 39 saves in net for the Minutemen. He earned his fourth win of the season and 16th of his career.
The Eagles earned a narrow 42-41 advantage in shots in the game.