3-goal 2nd period pushes Syracuse past Mercyhurst

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ A three-goal second period was what Syracuse (3-5-3, 3-1-1 College Hockey America) needed to triumph over Mercyhurst (2-8-1, 1-4-0 CHA) at Mercyhurst Ice Center in Erie, Pennsylvania.Mercyhurst opened the scoring about halfway through the first period on a power play goal off the stick of Rachael Smith.Coming out of the first intermission down a goal — something all too familiar for the Orange this year — Syracuse came roaring back in the third, scoring two goals in the first four minutes of the second period. Heather Schwarz and Stephanie Grossi tallied the goals for the Orange. Schwarz notched her second goal about ten minutes later in the period, on the power play, to make the score 3-1.Mercyhurst clawed back to within one goal with 30 seconds left in the second period courtesy of Brook Hartwick’s power play goal. SU uncharacteristically allowed two power play goals, raising the total amount to ten on the season.As the third period commenced, Syracuse searched for a dagger. It came on the power play as Megan Quinn scored. The Orange went 2-for-4 on the power play against Mercyhurst, its best ratio of the season by far. Mercyhurst went 2-for-8.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAcross the board both teams were fairly equal statistically, with the only glaring inequality blocked shots — 10 to 5, in favor of Syracuse.Syracuse and Mercyhurst play again on Saturday at 2 p.m. Comments Published on November 11, 2016 at 5:50 pm Contact Andrew: aegraham@syr.edu | @A_E_Grahamlast_img read more

Andrea Radrizzani confirms offers have been made to buy Leeds United

first_img Hull defender MacDonald given all-clear after battle with bowel cancer EFL result stalemate goalless Latest Championship news Offers have been made to buy Leeds United from ‘many parties’, according to Whites chairman Andrea Radrizzani.Radrizzani, the Italian, has owned a majority share in the Elland Road club since he bought a 100 per cent stake from Massimo Cellino in May 2017. Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Leeds are flying high under Marcelo Bielsa, who was appointed manager over the summer 2 The Italian remains committed to his plan, confirming on Wednesday that he has already rejected approach from various parties to take control of Leeds.Speaking at the Leaders Week conference in London, Radrizzani said: “When I acquired the club I was doing it by three different elements.“First of all passion for football. It’s very important. If you invest in a football club you need to love the sport.“Second was the challenge. I’ve always been attracted in my life by something difficult and this is quite difficult because it’s competing for the dream to be in the Premier League, the best football championship in the world. “The third was the appreciation of the asset.“I’ve been approached by many parties in the last few months. I see already the value is probably more than double than what I invested but the upside potentially is really high because in my opinion this is one of the top, probably, eight brands in UK.” 2center_img Bannan penalty helps Sheffield Wednesday strengthen grip on play-off place REPLY Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Radrizzani is into his second full season as Leeds owner Earlier this year, Radrizzani sold around 12 per cent of the club to 49ers Enterprises, an investment entity linked with NFL side the San Francisco 49ers.After a disappointing 13th-placed finish last season Radrizzani has made a big push for promotion this campaign by completing the unexpected hiring of Marcelo Bielsa.The Whites sit third in the Championship after 12 matches, and there is a real belief this is the year the could finally end their top flight hiatus.Radrizzani’s investment in the club has got them to this position, and upon his arrival at Elland Road he made it clear he has a five-year plan after which time he would leave, if Leeds had not made it out the Championship. Getty ROUND-UP GREAT NEWS Cardiff and Preston play out stalemate in Championship early kick-off Leeds lose at Fulham, West Brom held, Charlton’s winless run continues last_img read more