Patrick Burns tallied a hat trick and Stephen Finkel netted two goals, as the St. Thomas Aquinas College Spartans wrapped up their 2018-2019 season, falling to Columbia University 11-9 in a high scoring affair at the Ice Hutch Ice Rink on Tuesday evening.
First Period Scoring Summary
Columbia University - Benjamin Vermette (Andrew Dunn) 1:11, Andrew Dunn (Unassisted) 10:40/SH, Benjamin Vermette (Kyle Vincent-Lopes) 13:42, Benjamin Vermette (Keith Carpenter & Andrew Dunn) 14:04, Keith Carpenter (Benjamin Vermette) 14:35.
St. Thomas Aquinas College - Patrick Burns (Stephen Finkel & Zachary Teats) 0:59, Zachary Teats (Unassisted) 3:56, Patrick Burns (Giancarlo DiLorenzo & Douglas Harrison) 4:17, Patrick Burns (Carter Taylor) 8:08.
First Period Penalty Summary
Columbia University - Benjamin Vermette (Tripping/2:00 minor) 6:03, Spencer Samuelson (Roughing/2:00 minor) 8:47, Spencer Samuelson (Misconduct/10:00 misconduct) 8:47.
St. Thomas Aquinas College - Carter Taylor (Tripping/2:00 minor) 16:46.
Second Period Scoring Summary
Columbia University - Kyle Vincent-Lopes (Samuel Freilich & Benjamin Vermette) 0:57, Andrew Dunn (Unassisted) 4:01/SH.
Second Period Penalty Summary
Columba University - Scott Slater (Slashing/2:00 minor) 3:48, Jason Cardinale (Tripping/2:00 minor) 5:39, Scott Slater (Hooking/2:00 minor) 11:06.
Third Period Scoring Summary
Columbia University - Andrew Dunn (Kyle Vincent-Lopes & Benjamin Vermette) 4:04, Samuel Freilich (Spencer Samuelson & Keith Carpenter) 4:57, Jason Cardinale (Andrew Dunn & Benjamin Vermette) 6:37/PP, Kyle Vincent-Lopes (Benjamin Vermette & Andrew Dunn) 16:25.
Third Period Penalty Summary
Columbia University - No Penalties.
St. Thomas Aquinas College - Stephen Finkel (Interference/2:00 minor) 5:18.
Columbia University - Justin Paik (Win, 60:00) 24 Saves.
St. Thomas Aquinas College - Peter Gianatiempo (Loss, 58:30) 21 Saves & Empty Net (1:30).
Shots on goal
Columbia University - 32
St. Thomas Aquinas College - 33
St. Thomas Aquinas College (11-9 overall, 6-8 MCHC) wraps up the 2018-2019 season, but the Spartans will return their entire roster for the 2019-2020 season. Head Coach Matt Schuster and his staff will look to add additional reinforcements to solidify the team's needs via the recruiting trail this offseason.