AUGUSTA, ME – The Thomas College club ice hockey team dominated Colby-Sawyer, 10-2, in a Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association Colonial Conference matchup on Sunday afternoon at the Camden National Bank Ice Vault.
In the victory, the Terriers earn their second win in a row and move to 2-2 (2-0 Colonial) while the Chargers fall to 0-1 (0-1 Colonial). Freshman Andrew Gonyaw recorded a hat trick and chipped in with two assists for a five-point game to lead the Terriers.
The Chargers opened the scoring at the 4:24 mark as Jack Alissi beat Terrier goal Tom Green blocker side to take a 1-0 lead. Later on in the first period, Dylan Fernandez sent Bryce Lamontagne up the right side. Lamontagne's slap shot tucked in just under the crossbar for a 1-1 game at 15:16.
The Terriers took a 2-1 lead at 4:55 of the second as Gonyaw finished a goal on the power play from Kyle Mangin and Lamontagne. The Chargers answered back at 7:55 on a point shot from Edward Reall to notch the game up at 2-2.
Less than two minutes later, Thomas regained the lead on a goal from Jason Dicey. Christo Naranja sent a centering a pass to a wide open Dicey out front. Lamontagne and Gonyaw each added their second goal of the contest at 12:02 and 12:16 to finish the period at 5-2.
The Terriers cranked up the offense in the third period, scoring five goals to end the game at 10-2. Ben Wheeler, Danita Storey, Gonyaw, Tyler Whitten, and Ryan Ambrozy each recorded a goal in the period.
Ridge Servidio earned his first victory in goal for the Terriers after relieving Tom Green at the beginning of the second period. Green made five saves while Servidio turned aside 15. Nathan Lavigne was given the loss for the Chargers with 30 saves. The Terriers outshot the Chargers 40-18.
The Terriers will return to action Friday, December 9 at 9:10 p.m. as they face WPI in a conference matchup at the New England Sports Center in Marlborough, Mass.