Pioneers Shore up victory
Quentin Shore scored two goals Friday night as the University of Denver held on for a 5- 3 victory over Western Michigan at Magness Arena.
Sheldon Dries scored with 1: 49 remaining after the Broncos pulled their goaltender, cutting DU’s lead to 4- 3.
But Matt Marcinew scored an empty- net goal 90 seconds later, and the Pioneers held on from there. They improved to 10- 7- 4 overall and 6- 4- 1 in the NCHC.
Shore scored his goals during a nine- minute span in the second period, the second goal giving the Pioneers a 3- 1 lead.
Emil Romig put DU on the scoreboard with a goal just two minutes into the game.
After Griffen Molino tied the score at 1- 1 with a goal midway through the first period, Troy Terry put the Pioneers back in front with a goal just before the end of the period.
Shore’s two second- period goalswere sandwiched by Dries’ first goal of the game for Western Michigan, which dropped to 7- 12- 2 and 4- 7- 0.
Tanner Jaillet made 30 saves for the Pioneers, who won their third consecutive game after enduring a stretch of six consecutive games without a victory.
Matt Vanvoorhis contributed two assists for DU.
Air Force 1, Army 0
B west point, n. y. » Freshman goalie Shane Starrett posted his first collegiate shutout, leading Air Force to a road win over academy rival Army.
Max Hartner scored the game’s only goal for the Falcons.
University of Denver center Quentin Shore scores his second goal of the game againstWestern Michigan defenseman Taylor Fleming and goalie Lukas Hafner in the second period Friday at Magness Arena. Andy Cross, The Denver Post