College Hockey: Downing records hat trick as UNH skates past UMass, 9-0
AMHERST, Mass. – Junior Grayson Downing recorded his second career hat trick as the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team defeated the University of Massachusetts by a score of 9-0 Saturday night at Mullins Center in Amherst, Mass.
A total of 14 Wildcats registered at least one point in the contest with Downing, Kevin Goumas, and Tyler Kelleher, each recording three. Goumas and Kelleher both notched a goal and a pair of assists.
The win completes a season sweep of the Minutemen after a 4-1 win Friday night at home. UNH goalie Casey DeSmith of Rochester made saves on all 23 shots faced in the effort, registering 53:22 of ice time. Sophomore goalie Jamie Regan made his collegiate debut in goal as he completed the game in net.
The Wildcats play host to Brown University on Tuesday in a 7 p.m. game at the Whittemore Center.