Club Sports News

Flames sweep away Lakers

September 22, 2012  |  Lynchburg, Va. 

The Flames attack was too much for Mercyhurst this weekend. Liberty scored 13 times and held the Lakers to just a pair in the two game series.

Kyle Garcia and Bram Erickson each had a pair of goals as the Liberty Flames Division I Men's Hockey Team won its sixth-consecutive game Saturday 5-0 over Mercyhurst to complete a two-game sweep at the LaHaye Ice Center. The Flames defeated the Lakers Friday night 8-2.

"He (Garcia) has a lot of ability, he is a solid two-way player," said Kirk Handy, Flames head coach. "He really is getting stronger each time out."

It was Erickson, however, who got things started for Liberty as he pounded home a loose puck past Lakers goaltender Bryan Danczak to stoke the Flames. Erickson added his second about six minutes later to stake Liberty to a 2-0 lead early.

Garcia found a loose puck about a minute later while battling for position in front of the net and picked up his third goal of the weekend to make it 3-0.

Cam Bakker ripped one top shelf with less than 30 seconds to go in the second to make the score 4-0.

Garcia closed out the evening, putting another loose puck in to make it 5-0 Liberty.

Flames goalie Clayton Brown stopped all 18 shots by Mercyhurst to get his first shutout of the year and his fourth win.

Liberty concludes its season-opening eight game homestand with a pair against Robert Morris University next Friday and Saturday, with both games set to begin at 7 p.m.

Men's D1 Hockey Links
Schedule
Results
Nov 30, 7:30 PM - West Chester, PA
at
Men's D1 Hockey
West Chester University
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Men's D1 Hockey
at West Chester University
Nov 30, 7:30 PM - West Chester, PA

Men's D1 Hockey
at West Chester University
Dec 1, 9:15 PM - West Chester, PA

Men's D1 Hockey
vs. Indiana of Pennsylvania
Dec 8, 11:59 PM - LaHaye Ice Center
Live Video

Men's D1 Hockey
vs. Indiana of Pennsylvania
Dec 9, 7:00 PM - LaHaye Ice Center
Live Video

Men's D1 Hockey
at Stony Brook University
Jan 13, 8:30 PM - Stony Brook, NY

Full Schedule

Nov 18
Men's D1 Hockey
at New York University
W (1-0) OT

Nov 17
Men's D1 Hockey
at New York University
L (4-5)

Nov 11
Men's D1 Hockey
vs. University of Delaware
W (11-7)

Nov 10
Men's D1 Hockey
vs. University of Delaware
W (6-2)

Nov 4
Men's D1 Hockey
vs. Stony Brook University
L (3-5)

More Recaps

·