Nov. 14, 1997
Boston College Stops Northeastern, 5-2
BOSTON, Mass. - Sophomore defenseman Mike Mottau (Avon,
Mass.) scored a career-high two goals, including the game
winner with 4:31 left, to lift Boston College to a 5-2 victory
over Northeastern before 2,947 fans at Matthews Arena.
Down 2-1 with 12:37 left in the contest, the Eagles scored four
unanswered goals to win their fourth consecutive game. Off to
its best start since 1985-86, Boston College has a 7-1 record,
4-1 in HOCKEY EAST. Northeastern drops to 3-4, 2-2.
Northeastern took a 2-1 lead on a goal by Tony McGaughey, but
sophomore forward Kevin Caulfield (Hyde Park, Mass.) knotted
the score 1:45 later with his first goal of the season, a
After Mottau gave the Eagles their first lead, junior forward
Marty Reasoner (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) added his team-leading
seventh goal of the season with 3:56 remaining. Mottau
completed the scoring with an empty-net goal at the 19:00 mark.
Freshman Scott Clemmensen (Urbandale, Iowa) earned his fourth
victory in net, stopping 22 shots. Junior forward Matt Mulhern
(Havertown, Pa.) scored the Eagles' first period goal and
classmates Nick Pierandri (Ridgefield, Conn.) and Chris Masters
(Lexington, Mass.) each added two assists.
Boston College (7-1) 1 0 4 - 5
Northeastern (3-4) 1 0 1 - 2
1st: NU Barclay 3 (Cummings, Toews), 7:14; BC - Mulhern 2
(Pierandri, Masters) PPG, 11:06. 2nd: No Scoring. 3rd: NU
McGaughy (Cummings, Holeczy), 7:23; BC - Caulfield (Hemenway,
Farkas) PPG 9:08; BC - Mottau 3 (Pierandri, Masters), 15:29; BC
- Reasoner 7 (Gionta, Allen), 17:04; BC - Mottau (unassisted),
BC - Clemmensen 22, NU - Robitaille 40
BC 9/18, NU 8/16
BC 2/5, NU 0/3