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Sixth-Seeded Jeffs End Season With 11-0 Loss at Third-Seeded Colby in NESCAC Championship Quarterfinals

March 1, 2003

WATERVILLE, ME - The sixth-seeded Amherst College men's hockey team ended its season with an 11-0 loss at sixth-seeded Colby College in the quarterfinal round of the NESCAC Championship Tournament on Saturday. The White Mules tallied six goals in the first period en route to the victory. With the loss, the Jeffs drop to 7-13-5 overall while Colby advances to the semifinal round and improves to 18-5-1.

Colby senior forward Jean-Francois Auffrey (Dieppe, N.B.) pierced the scoring column 15 seconds into the contest, setting a NESCAC Tournament record for the fastest opening goal. Sophomore Nick Bayley (Cambridge, ONT) scored later that period, giving the hosts a 6-0 lead heading into the second. The White Mules netted a trio of goals in the second and another pair in the third to round the scoring out at 11-0.

Rookie netminder Sean Lynch (Essex Junction, VT) and senior Justin Jagher (Framingham, MA) combined to turn aside 29 shots, while Colby senior J.D. Hadiaris (Saco, ME) finished with 24 to earn the shutout.

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