Syracuse ice hockey falters after allowing four goals in the second period in 4-3 loss to No. 6 Boston College

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ In its first game of 2017, the Orange (5-9-5, 4-2-2 College Hockey America) fell to No. 6 Boston College (13-3-3, 10-2-1 Hockey East) in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 4-3.Syracuse jumped out to a lead in the first period courtesy of Laurence Porlier’s first goal of the season. Four minutes later, SU’s co-points leader Alysha Burriss netted her sixth goal of the year.Despite leading by two goals at the end of the first period, SU crumbled as the Eagles scored four goals in the second period, the first time this season the Orange surrendered four goals in a single frame. Boston College’s Kristyn Capizzano scored three goals and Kenzie Kent contributed the fourth in a 12-minute span to give the Eagles a 4-2 lead.In the third period, a Stephanie Grossi power-play goal cut the deficit to one. But the Orange never scored the equalizer.Statistically, the Orange led in many categories. SU outshot the Eagles 28-25, and won the faceoff battle 32-25. On the power-play, SU went 1-3 while BC was able to convert on two of its three chances. This was also the first time the SU penalty kill conceded two goals in one period.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textFreshman goalie Ady Cohen entered the game in the third period, replacing Abbey Miller. Cohen had four saves in her debut.SU has its next game January 10th, when it takes on Cornell in Ithaca, New York. Comments Published on January 4, 2017 at 6:46 pm Contact Nick: nialvare@syr.edu | @nick_a_alvarezlast_img read more

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Who are the most creative players in the Ghana Premier League this season?

first_imgThe five-week-old Ghana Premier League season enters its sixth matchweek today. Each of the 18 teams in the league has found the net at least once – in the case of Eleven Wonders, only once.While a lot of the attention has gone to the goalscorers, it is the players behind these goals that make the teams tick.The season might still be in its infancy but some players in the league have already shown that they have an eye for the final pass.Aduana Stars are this season’s goal leaders, having scored nine in five so it’s no surprise that one of their players, Isaac Kwain, is joint top of the assists table.Alongside him is Kumasi Asante Kotoko’s Songne Yacouba, who also has three assists. Only four players have more than one assist so far this season.Take a look at the assist leaders in the Ghana Premier League so farIsaac Kwain (Aduana) – 3 assists Sogne Yacouba (Asante Kotoko) – 3 assistsAgyenim Boateng (Medeama SC) – 2 assistsCharles Mensah (Bechem United FC) – 2 assistsYahaya Mohammed (Aduana) – 1 assistMaxwell Arthur (Dreams FC) – 1 assistEmmanuel Ocran (Dreams FC) – 1 assistPrince Opoku Agyemang (Medeama) – 1 assistKwadwo Asamoah (Bechem United) – 1 assistKojo Obeng Jnr. (Hearts of Oak) – 1 assistlast_img read more

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