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#16 Wildcats Upend UCO 2-1

By UA Hockey, 01/10/14, 10:00PM MST


Tucson, AZ The #16 Wildcats extended their win streak to two games beating #11 UCO tonight 2-1. Arizona received goals from Andrew Murmes and Ansel Ivens-Anderson. UCO opened the scoring early when Riley Spraggs found the back of the net at the 12:09 mark of the first period. However, Murmes netted a goal just four minutes later to knot the score at one at the end of the first, 

Ansel Ivens-Anderson netted what proved to be the game winner with 5:04 left in the second period on a Wildcat power play. The Wildcats went 2 for 8 on the power play and held UCO to 1 for 3 with the man advantage.

Garrett Patrick made 40 saves in net to earn the victory.

"It was a good win, in a big weekend for us. Knocking off #5 last night and #11 tonight has us moving in the right direction," stated head coach Sean Hogan.

Next Up: #16 Arizona will play host to UCO Saturday night at 7:30 pm.