PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout Third Place Game: Connecticut College 1, Middlebury College 0

PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout Third Place Game: Connecticut College 1, Middlebury College 0

NORWICH, Vt.--Tom Conlin (Norwood, Mass.) collected 15 of his 33 saves in the third period of play to lead the Connecticut College men's hockey team to a 1-0 victory against Middlebury College in the third place game at the PrimeLink Great Northern Shootout hosted by Norwich University at Kreitzberg Arena Saturday.

Senior Joe Birmingham (Medford, N.J.) put the Camels on top for good with 8:25 remaining in regulation, scoring his second goal of the season with Joe Giordano (Ellington, Conn.) assisting.

The Camels took control of the contest in a second period that saw the Camels out-shoot the Panhers 9-to-6.

Conlin posted the second shutout of his prolific playing career, lowering his goals against average to 1.96 while improving his save percentage to .945.

Middlebury College senior net-minder Liam Moorfield-Yee (Toronto, Ontario) stopped 24 of 25 Camel shots in an impressive performance between the pipes.

The Camels improved their record to 1-3-1 with the triumph while the Panthers fell to 1-2-1 with the setback.

The Camels and Panthers will meet again next Friday night for a 7:00 p.m. NESCAC game in Dayton Arena.

The Class of 2016 is tonight's photo: All four seniors played a major role in the win. #9 Birmingham and #13 DiPretoro helped the Camel offense take control in the second period of play. #30 Conlin posted the second shutout of his career in a stellar performance between the pipes. #7 Meltzer stepped into passing lanes and won the game's final face-off to help the Camels close out the win.

 

 

 

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