Bridgeport, NY- The Club Hockey Team took to the ice for the first two games of the season, both on the road. After graduating 10 Players from the 2017-2018 season, the Team took to the ice with 12 Freshmen on the ice for the 2018-2019 season.
The Pioneers played Central Connecticut State University Friday evening. Despite goals from Seniors Frank Vetere (2), Jack Pardue (1) and a goal from Freshman Michael McGovern, the Pioneers fell 5-4 as CCSU was able to score on Junior Brandon Rozzi (35 saves) with under 2 minutes remaining in regulation.
Just 15 hours later, the SHU Pioneers played Marist College. Despite outshooting Marist 47 to 41, Marist won the game in overtime, 4-3. Scoring for the Pioneers were Jack Pardue and Freshmen Alexander Welch and Michael McGovern.