Jimmies roundup: Hockey teams fall at nationals, track in action

The University of Jamestown men's hockey team had its season come to an end Saturday at the ACHA Divison I national tournament in Chesterfield, Missouri.

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The University of Jamestown men's hockey team had its season come to an end Saturday at the ACHA Divison I national tournament in Chesterfield, Missouri.

The 10th-ranked Jimmies fell 4-0 to seventh-ranked Indiana Tech.

The Warriors' Alex Potter scored a power-play goal at 7:53 of the first to take a 1-0 lead. Nick Papandrea and Alex Arnold got the assists.

Blake Cudmore gave Indiana Tech a 2-0 lead at 9:29 of the second, assisted by Brett Geoffrey.

Indiana Tech tacked on two empty-net goals in the third, the first scored by Matej Krasny at 18:30, assisted by Potter; and the second at 19:37 by Adam Vannelli, with the assist to Fabian Granqvist.


The Warriors had a 34-28 shot advantage. UJs Tyson Brouwer made 30 stops for the Jimmies. Bryson Linenburg stopped all 28 shots he faced.

ACHA Men's Hockey

Division I tournament

Indiana Tech 4, University of Jamestown 0

UJ 0 0 0 -- 0

IT 1 1 3 -- 4


First period


1. IT, Alex Potter (Nick Papandrea, Alex Arnold), 7:53, PP.

Second period

2. IT, Blake Cudmore (Brett Geoffroy), 9:29.

Third period

3. IT, Matej Krasny (Potter), 18:30, empty net. 4. IT, Adam Vannelli (Fabian Granqvist), 19:37, empty net.

Goalie saves: UJ, Tyson Brouwer 30. IT, Bryson Linenburg 28.

Penalties: UJ, 5 for 10 minutes. IT, 4 for 8 minutes.

Power plays: UJ, 0/3. IT, 1/4.


D-II hockey season ends

Four second-period goals proved to be the difference as the University of Jamestown's ACHA Division II men's hockey team lost 7-4 to Williston State College in the final game of pool play at the national tournament on Saturday in Bismarck.

Jamestown also lost to Iowa State 4-2 on Thursday and Marian University 8-3 on Friday. The Jimmies' season comes to an end as Iowa State University won the pool and will advance to the semifinals.

UJ took a 1-0 lead Saturday on a goal by Chris Wracker at 13:08, assisted by Braxton Neas and Casey Noyes. The Tetons tied the game with 48 seconds left in the period as Ryley Cook scored the equalizer, with assists from Jake Huska and Cameron Maycock.

Jamestown led 2-1 with a goal just 3:23 into the second period, as Josh Hoffman scored on the power play with assists by Wracker and Noyes. Tanner Davis tied the game at 4:31 on an assist by Brendan Jay. Noyes broke the tie at 7:43 with another Jimmie power-play goal with the assists going to Neas and Christian Jarmusz.

The Tetons closed out the period with three straight goals, as Fox Dodds made it 3-3 at 11:49, Kyle Barrett at 12:48, and Carson Arndt at 19:37.

Jarmusz cut the deficit to 5-4 with a goal at 12:53 of the third, set up by Braeden Thomas and Graham Day. Maycock gave Williston State a two-goal lead at 15:04, then Thomas Patterer added an insurance goal at 16:15 to round out the scoring.

Shots were 38-29 in favor of the Tetons. Jimmy Grosklaus had 12 stops and Samuel Potter 19.

Track and field competes at Blue Hawk Games

Alexis Waldren and Meghan Orr each had first-place finishes and the University of Jamestown women's track and field team turned in 20 top-10 places at the Dickinson State University Blue Hawk Games Saturday afternoon in Dickinson.


Waldren had a top mark of 35.79 meters to win the discus while Orr ran the 400-meter hurdles in a winning time of 1 minute, 6.72 seconds.

UJ's Taylor Schmeichel took second in the javelin (34.55 meters), setting a new personal best, while Anni Stier took third in the 400-meter dash in a personal best time of 1:02.07.

Noah Mang and Jorden Morales each had first-place finishes and the UJ men's track and field team turned in 21 top-10 places at the Blue Hawk Games.

Mang ran the 800 meters in a time of 2 minutes, 1.40 seconds while Morales had a top mark of 43.20 meters in the discus.

Lorenzo Maldonado had a personal best of 2:06.44 in the 800 to finish third while Obed Karege was also third in the 400-meter dash in a time of 52.23 seconds.

The Jimmies will compete in Valley City on Tuesday.

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