Wesleyan Defeats Amherst, 4-2

AMHERST, Massachusetts -- Chris Perry (Warwick, RI) was involved in all four scoring plays to push Wesleyan to a 4-2 victory over host Amherst. The Cardinals had taken a 2-0 lead at the first intermission on a pair of Perry goals, and Wesleyan extended its advantage to three just one minute into the second stanza on a score by Kevin Hardy (Pepper Pike, OH) from Perry.

Amherst rallied late in the second with a shot by rookie Darce Swaggert (Wayzata, MN) that put the Jeffs on the board 14:55 into the period. Mike Noone's (Swampscott, MA) seventh power play goal of his senior season cut the lead to one just over three minutes later, but the Perry and Hardy teamed up again to feed senior Brian Flanagan (Andover, MA) to close out the period.

Wesleyan netminder Eric Carmody (Phoeniz, AZ) made 32 stops for the Cardinals, while Amherst split its goal duties between Nick Rieser (Northfield, IL - 21 saves, 27:43 minutes) and Chris Addesa (Andover, MA - 20 saves, 32:17 minutes). Wesleyan improves to 5-13-1 overall, 3-11-1 ECAC East as they prepare to host Colby and Bowdoin next weekend. Amherst, meanwhile, falls to 9-9-1, 7-7-1 ECAC East before hosting Salem State and Southern Maine next weekend.

Wesleyan (5-13-1, 3-11-1 ECAC East)		2	2	0 -- 4
Amherst (9-9-1, 7-7-1 ECAC East)		0	2	0 -- 2

Per.	Time	Team	Goal by			Assist(s)
1	8:00	Wes	Chris Perry		Chris DeMarco
1	10:59	Wes	Perry			DeMarco
2	1:00	Wes	Kevin Hardy		Perry
2	14:55	Amh	Darce Swaggert		Matt Drawz
2	18:11	Amh	Mike Noone (pp)		Buster Nelson, Charlie Blyth
2	19:23	Wes	Brian Flanagan		Perry, Hardy

Goalie Saves		Time		1	2	3  -- F
A  Nick Rieser		27:43		13	8	-- -- 21
A  Chris Addesa		32:17		--	5	15 -- 20
W Eric Carmody		60:00		8	11	13 -- 32 

Penalties: A 5 for 10 minutes, W 8 for 16 minutes.
Per.	Time	Team	Penalized		Offense
1	1:27	Wes	Ross Dufresne		holding
1	4:25	Amh	Matt Rogers		hooking
1	10:11	Wes	Dan Gibson		slashing
1	10:11	Amh	Tom Carideo		slashing
1	16:01	Wes	Jeff Smith		slashing
1	19:47	Amh	Robbie Hill		slashing
1	19:47	Wes	Marshall Johnston	cross-checking
2	4:25	Wes	Mike DiRamio		too many men
2	17:44	Wes	Cooper Schieffelin	cross-checking
3	6:10	Amh	Darce Swaggert		interference
3	8:41	Wes	Dufresne		interference
3	15:58	Wes	Jeff Smith		late hit
3	15:58	Amh	Mike Noone		late hit


Power Play: A 1/5, W 0/2.

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