NEW LONDON, Conn--Tim DiPretoro (Philadelphia, Pa.) netted his second goal of the night 26 seconds into the third period to put Connecticut College on top for good as the Camels outlasted a gritty SUNY Canton squad in a 3-2 triumph at Dayton Arena Tuesday night.
Sophomore forwards Bill Ousey (Fairless Hills, Pa.) and Trevor Wight (Clearwater, Fla.) supplied scores for the visiting Kangaroos. Morgan Barr (Altamonte, Ontario) made 43 saves in an impressive performance between the pipes for the visitors.
DiPretoro took a lead pass from Dawson Luke (Wellesley, Mass.) and went top shelf with a wrist shot from the right circle to put the hosts on top 3-2 with 19:34 remaining in regulation.
The Kangaroos grabbed a 2-1 lead when J.R Lafferty (Williamstown, N.J.) assisted Wight for his fourth goal of the season 1:49 into the middle period. But the Camels scored the equalizer with 12:05 remaining in the second. J.C. Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.) fired the puck in from the point and Mike Martinez (Orchard Park, N.Y. was able to collect the rebound and assist DiPretoro who tipped it in. The Camels out-shot the Kangaroos 22-to-9 in the second period but Barr kept the visitors in the contest with some terrific net-minding.
The visitors got on the board first midway through the opening period. Wight fired a shot in on Conlin from the left circle and Ousey pounced on the rebound and stuffed one in. SUNY Canton out-shot the Camels 11-to-9 in the frame. But with 2.4 seconds remaining, Sinsigalli supplied the equalizer. Will Leedy (Farmers Branch, Texas) made a nice feed through the slot to Sinsigalli at the left circle and the junior co-captain buried the wrist shot for his fourth goal of the season.
Both teams will host games this Friday night at 7:00 p.m. SUNY Canton will host Lebanon Valley for an exhibition game. The Camels will host Middlebury College for a NESCAC tilt at Dayton Arena.