Hobart College sophomore Damon Beaver stopped all 21 shots he faced as he guided the second-ranked Statesmen past Brockport 3-0 in a non-conference contest at The Cooler this evening. With the win, Hobart is now 7-2-0 on the season.
Today’s game was Beaver’s fourth consecutive shutout. He is the first goalie in program history to record a shutout in four straight starts. It was his 11th career shutout. He is tied with Nick Broadwater ’13 for first on Hobart’s all-time list.
Sophomores Ignat Belov (2g, 1a) and Tanner Hartman (3a) led the way for Hobart with three points each. Senior Ethan Mulhearn added a goal and an assist in the win.
David Filak played all 60 minutes in goal for the Golden Eagles (2-6-0). He made 37 saves.
- Hobart extended its winning streak in Geneva to 25 games. It is the longest active streak in the nation.
- The Statesmen have killed off 26 straight penalties to start the year.
- Beaver has not allowed a goal in his last 239:21 minutes in goal. It is the second-longest streak in program history.
- Hobart finished the game with a 40-21 advantage in shots on goal.
- The Statesmen were 0-for-3 on the power play and Brockport was 0-for-2 with the extra attacker.
- Hobart opened the scoring just under 90 seconds into the game. Belov snapped a cross-crease pass from Hartman past Filak for his third goal of the season.
- At the 18:14 mark of the opening frame, Belov made it a two-goal game with his fourth goal of the year. He slipped a shot through Filak’s legs from directly in front of the cage. Hartman was credited with an assist on the goal.
- Mulhearn rounded out the scoring just over two minutes into the second period. He redirected a Belov shot across the goal line for his first goal of the season. Belov and Hartman notched assists on the goal.
Hobart will be back in action on Dec. 1, when it welcomes UMass Boston to The Cooler. Faceoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.