|November 27, 2015||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
|2||16:06||BSU||Ward, Cory (Harms, Brendan , O'Connor, Charlie)|
|3||07:04||UAH||Chad Brears (Max McHugh , Brennan Saulnier)|
|3||07:19||BSU||McCormack, Graeme (Baudry, Justin , Fitzgerald, Gerry)|
|3||09:51||BSU||Baudry, Justin (Harms, Brendan , O'Connor, Charlie)|
|3||19:04||BSU||O'Connor, Charlie (Pedan, Ruslan )|
|Shots on Goal||26||17|
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Von Braun Center) – Charlie O'Connor posted the first three-point game of his collegiate career and Reid Mimmack stopped 15-of-16 shots to lead the Bemidji state University men's hockey team to a 4-1 victory and a series sweep Friday at University of Alabama-Huntsville.
After a scoreless first period of play, the Beavers took 1-0 lead into the third period following Cory Ward's second goal of the season. Brendan Harms and O'Connor were credited assists on the play (16:06).
The Chargers got their only goal of the night off the stick of Chad Brears at the 7:04 mark of the third period, knotting the game 1-1.
Tied for just 15 seconds, Graeme McCormack potted his second goal of the weekend and sixth of the year at the 7:19 mark of the period to put the Beavers in the lead, 2-1, with help from Justin Baudry and Gerry Fitzgerald.
The Beavers' lead swelled to 3-1 at the 9:51 mark of the period as Baudry netted his first collegiate goal with help from Harms and O'Connor.
O'Connor settled the score a the 19:04 mark of the third with an empty-net tally.
While Bemidji State's power-play was help without a goal for the third straight game (0-for-3), the Beavers penalty-kill unit held the Chargers scoreless on two man advantage opportunities.
Mimmack, who was making his fourth start of the season, improved to 3-0-1 with the win.
Bemidji State (4-6-3; 3-5-2 WCHA) is back on the road next weekend. The Beavers travel Big Rapids, Mich. for a WCHA match up with Ferris State University (6-5-4; 5-4-2 WCHA). The series will get underway from Elwigleben Ice Arena at 6:07 p.m. Friday with a 6:07 opening faceoff set for Saturday’s finale.
Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.