Adrian Dethrones Defending National Champion UW-Stevens Point in NCAA Quarterfinals
STEVENS POINT, Wis.--Sophomore Trevor Boyd scored two goals, including the go-ahead tally in the third period, and classmate Kevin Entmaa made a career-best 39 saves as Adrian College doubled up defending champion Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 6-3, in the 2017 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Championship Semifinals on Saturday evening.
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= Final Score: Adrian 6, UW-Stevens Point 3
= Location: K.B. Willett Ice Arena; Stevens Point, Wis.
= Records: Adrian Bulldogs 20-6-2, UWSP Pointers 21-5-3
= National Rankings: UWSP #2 D3hockey.com/#2 USCHO.com ; Adrian #6 USCHO.com/ #6 D3hockey.com (NCAA West Region: UWSP #2, Adrian #3)
= Boyd finished with two goals and an assist.
= Entmaa turned aside 39 of 42 shots he faced, including stopping all 15 in the third period when UWSP went scoreless.
= Tanner Karty had a goal and an assist.
= Willem Nong-Lambert chipped in two assists.
HOW IT HAPPENED
= Adrian's power-play was lethal tonight by connecting on 4 of 8 opportunities for a 50.0 percent clip, starting with the first goal of the game by Boyd 6 minutes and 44 seconds in.
= But 55 seconds later, Logan Fredericks equalized.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
= Adrian win the season series 2-1-1 over the Pointers and each team has won six games with one meeting ending in a tie.
= In the NCAA Semifinal#1. Adrian will square off against Norwich University--ranked No. 1 in the East Region and the top overall seed in the tournament--on Friday (3 p.m.) at Utica Memorial Auditorium in Utica, N.Y.
-Story courtesy of Adrian College Sports Information
-Photo courtesy of JB HOY II PHOTOGRAPHY