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RIT shoots down Mercyhurst, 7-3

RIT sophomore forward Will Calverley (Scarborough, Ontario/Chilliwack Chiefs) totaled two goals and an assist while junior forward Alden Dupuis (Edmonton, Alberta/Bonnyville Pontiacs) and freshman forward Andrew Rinaldi (Pierrefonds, Quebec/Wellington Dukes) each scored two goals as the Tigers defeated visiting Mercyhurst, 7-3, in Atlantic Hockey action, Friday, at the Polisseni Center.

Men's Ice Hockey Defeats Mercyhurst, 7-3

Trailing, 2-0, with 11:49 left in the second period, the Tigers (9-6-2, 6-5-2 AHA) scored five-straight goals, including three consecutive power-play tallies, to build a decisive 5-2 lead with 10:48 left in the third period.

HOW IT HAPPENED

Mercyhurst got on the board following RIT’s third penalty of the first period. Sophomore defenseman Owen Norton took a shot from the top of the right face-off circle that deflected to sophomore forward Dalton Hunter in front for a short finish under Tiger junior goalie Logan Drackett’s (Calgary, Alberta/Calgary Canucks) pads with 3:37 on the clock.

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