Jimmies fall at D-II tournament in Bismarck
The University of Jamestown fell 4-2 to No. 3 Iowa State University in the first game of pool play at the ACHA National Championship on Thursday in Bismarck.
After coming back from 1-0 and 2-1 deficits, the University of Jamestown's ACHA Division II men's hockey team was unable to bounce back from two third period goals in a 4-2 loss to No. 3 Iowa State University in the first game of pool play at the ACHA National Championship on Thursday in Bismarck.
The 14th-ranked Jimmies will face No. 6 Marian, Indiana, at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Capital Ice Complex. Marian, the second seed in the bracket, lost to third seed Williston State College, ranked #11, 4-3 in overtime earlier Thursday.
Jordan Hillman put the Cyclones ahead at 4:27 of the first, but UJ answered 18 seconds later on a Connor Rollo goal, set up by Keaton Cline and Braeden Thomas.
At 4:49 of the second, Iowa State retook the lead on Mason McIntosh's goal. Lukas Brockman drew the Jimmies level at 18:16 of the second.
Canyon Brown made it 3-2 Cyclones at 1:49 of the third, then Ryan Hempel doubled the lead with a goal at 5:42.
After getting seven shots off in each of the first two periods, the Jimmies were held to just five in the final 20 minutes. Iowa State had a 34-19 edge in shots.
Neither team converted on the power play, with UJ going 0-for-1 and Iowa State 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Jimmy Grosklaus had 30 saves in goal for Jamestown.