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DII Flames sweep Maryland, welcome Temple in season finale

February 1, 2020  |  West Laurel, Md. 

Flames forward Charlie Wilkey and defenseman Drew Crilly celebrate a goal by Josh Wagner. (Photo by Jenna McKenney) test test test test
Flames forward Charlie Wilkey and defenseman Drew Crilly celebrate a goal by Josh Wagner. (Photo by Jenna McKenney)

Liberty University's ACHA Division II men's hockey team earned the maximum amount of bonus points toward its Southeast Region ranking with an 8-1 and 7-0 sweep at Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Hockey (MACH) South Conference rival University of Maryland on Friday and Saturday at the Laurel Gardens Ice House in West Laurel, Md.  

The Flames (25-3-1), which remained at No. 2 in last week's Southeast Region rankings, dominated the Terrapins (3-13-3), outshooting them by a 50-11 margin in the first game and 46-21 in the rematch.

Junior forward Blake Flanders and sophomore forward Timothy Doe both scored twice in the opener, when freshmen forwards Josh Wagner and Luke McFarlane and graduate forward Jerrell Campbell and defenseman Drew Crilly each added one goal.

In Saturday's finale, Campbell, Flanders, and sophomore forward Peyton Nash each netted two scores and McFarlane added one.

Sophomore goalies Dakota Cyhaniuk made 10 saves in the first game and 21 in the second when he recorded his seventh shutout, improving to 15-0 and lowering his goals-against average to 1.30 while raising his save percentage to 95.2.

The Flames will be back in action this weekend when they host Temple on Saturday at 10 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in their regular-season-ending series at the LaHaye Ice Center.

Men's D2 Hockey Links
Schedule
Results

No events scheduled for this team.

Mar 20
Men's D2 Hockey
at ACHA National Tournament
CANCELLED

Feb 16
Men's D2 Hockey
at MACH Playoffs - Rowan University
W (3-1)

Feb 15
Men's D2 Hockey
at MACH Playoffs - University of Delaware
W (8-3)

Feb 14
Men's D2 Hockey
at MACH Playoffs - University of Maryland
W (6-2)

Feb 9
Men's D2 Hockey
vs. Temple University
W (2-0)

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