North Adams, MA- Becker College scored the games final four goals as the Hawks rallied past the MCLA Trailblazers 11-8 this afternoon in non league action for both teams. Becker earns their first win of the season and is 1-3. MCLA drops to 0-4 on the season.
The Trailblazers started off flying high. MCLA led 4-0 early in the first quarter. Lucas Colavecchio started the scoring with a pair of scores for an early 2-0 lead. The hosts would add a man up goal by Thomas Irwin and when Johnny Hebert connected, it was 4-0. They would eventually hold a 4-1 lead after one quarter of play.
The teams traded goals in the second period with Matt Ortiz connecting as did Hebert and Irwin. MCLA would take a 7-4 lead into the break.
Becker began their comeback in the third quarter. MCLA led 8-5 after Colavecchio's third and final tally of the afternoon, but the Hawks would outscore MCLA 6-0 the rest of the way to earn the comeback win.
Becker's rush began with two goals to close the third period. In the fourth, Jack Schneider's marker for the Hawks knotted things up at 8-8. With just under 12 minutes remaining, he would connect again, this time after an MCLA penalty to give Becker their first lead at 9-8.
Becker gained some separation when Cameron Sangster scored with 4:38 left and Andrew Agen tallied in the final seconds to provide the final margin.
Matt Guerin and Schneider each ended with three goals for Becker. Sangster added two goals and two assists. Daniel Whittenburg notched the win in goal stopping 19 shots for Becker.
MCLA was paced by Colavecchio's three goal afternoon. He added three assists to his stat line as well. Irwin and Hebert ended with two goals apiece. Brady Larkin saved 12 shots in goal for MCLA.