UJ Roundup: Jimmies hockey get big wins, wrestling struggles

The Jimmies' women's team outshot the Buffaloes 45-38 in the win.

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University of Jamestown's Pillippe Lessard moves the puck closer to the Minot State's goal during mens collegiate hockey action Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, at Wilson Arena.
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JAMESTOWN — The University of Jamestown continued to dominate the Midwest College Hockey Conference, as they moved to 5-0 in conference play with a 6-0 win over Northern Illinois University on Friday, Nov. 4, at John L. Wilson Arena.

The Jimmies (5-4, 5-0) opened the scoring at the 4:41 mark of the first period when Kole Christensson made it 1-0. The Jimmies blew the game open in the second period when they scored four goals, with Christensson getting his second to make it 5-0. The Jimmies’ Keaton Cline scored in the third period to make it 6-0.

The Jimmies goalie Brandon Weare got his first career shutout in the win, saving all 22 shots in the win. On the other side, the Huskies goalie Ben Vutci made 42 saves in the loss.

The two teams match up again at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5.

NIU 0, UJ 6


NIU: 0 0 0–0

UJ: 1 4 1–6

Scoring plays:

First period:

UJ: Kole Christensson, 4:41

Second period:

UJ: Brad Fortin, 4:01

UJ: Logan Berggren (PP), 6:01


UJ: Jordan Poppoff, 15:10

UJ: Christensson (2), 17:13

Third period:

UJ: Keaton Cline, 8:15

Goalie matchup:

NIU: Ben Vutci, 42 saves on 48 shots, six goals allowed

UJ: Brandon Weare, 22 saves on 22 shots, no goals allowed

Women’s hockey get back in the win column

BOULDER, CO — After the Jimmies gave up the first goal of the game to go down 1-0, they fought back to get a 4-2 win over the University of Colorado-Boulder on Friday, Nov. 4, at the University of Colorado Ice Arena.


The Jimmies (3-8, 2-8) went into the first intermission up 2-1 behind goals from Cambree Martens and Jayden Baker. Baker added another one in the second period, before Madison Knudson added the insurance marker in the third period to give her team the 4-2 win.

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The Jimmies are back in action at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, when they face Colorado State.

UJ 4, UC 2

UJ: 2 1 1–4

UC: 1 0 1–2

Scoring plays:

First period:

UJ: Sydney Browne, 2:16

UJ: Cambree Martens (SH), 11:30

UJ: Jayden Baker (SH), 11:45

Second period:

UJ: Baker (2)

Third period:

UC: Browne (2), 3:39

UJ: Madison Knudson, 12:28

Goalie matchup:

UJ: Lilah Drew 36 saves on 38 shots, two goals allowed

UC: Camille Kouroriez 41 saves on 45 shots, four goals allowed

Jimmies grapplers struggle against MSUM

The Jimmies wrestling team hosted their first meet of the season and only five of the Jimmies 10 wrestlers won their matches in a dual against Minnesota State University-Moorhead on Friday, Nov. 4, at Harold Newman Arena.

The five wrestlers to win their matches were Kaena Dos Santos in the 157-pound match, Park Beeler in the 165-pound match, Tryston Rogers in the 184-pound match, Jake Rau in the 197-pound match and Ian Howell in the 285-pound bracket.

The Jimmies hit the mats again at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov.5, when they host the Jimmie Open.

Full results:

(125 pounds) MSUM’s Clayson Mele pinfall win over Elijah Barajas (4:08)

(133 pounds) MSUM’s Hunter Hayes majority decision win over Jace Goebel (9-0)

(141 pounds) MSUM’s Parker Benz pinfall win over Deagan Linne (4:42)

(149 pounds) MSUM’s Jacob Davis decision win over Tommy Beringer (7-2)

(157 pounds) Kaena Dos Santos majority decision win over MSUM’s Peyton Ringling (15-6)

(165 pounds) Park Beeler decision win over MSUM’s Jonas Anez (7-5)

(174 pounds) MSUM’s Anthony Castro majority decision win over Carston Toedter (14-5)

(184 pounds) Tryston Rogers decision win over MSUM’s Caleb Vacura (9-3)

(197 pounds) Jake Rau decision win over MSUM’s Samuel Grove (2-0)

(285 pounds) Ian Howell decision win over MSUM’s Andre Baguma (3-1)

My name is Max O'Neill. I am a Sports Reporter at The Jamestown Sun. I am a native New Yorker, who graduated from Ithaca College in 2020 with a degree in Television-Radio.
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