LAKE FOREST, Ill.- The Concordia University Wisconsin men's hockey team got off to a slow start on Saturday night, trailing 3-0 after two periods against Lake Forest College, before falling to the Foresters 5-1 inside the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.
The Falcons (2-14-3, 2-10-2 MCHA) got a consolation goal from junior Jake Furey (Cedarburg, Wis.) in the third period, but the Foresters' offensive attack was too much to overcome, as they struck for goals in all three periods of play.
Freshman goalie Josh Lehr (Appleton, Wis.) made 24 saves, but CUW was oushot by a 29-19 margin.
The Foresters (3-16-0, 3-11-0 MCHA) took the lead with a goal midway through the first period, before adding two more in the second period to take a 3-0 lead into the final frame.
Furey made it 3-1 with a power play goal almost eight minutes into the third period, with the help of assists from sophomore Russell Johnson (Monticello, Minn.) and freshman Cole Weiser (Beloit, Wis.).
But Lake Forest put the game to rest
with two more goals later in the third, and walked away with a
CUW will have a week of practice before they get set for another "home-and-home" series with MSOE next weekend.