Foresters jump on Lawrence early

Foresters jump on Lawrence early

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Lake Forest College scored three times in the first period Saturday and went on to a 6-1 Northern Collegiate Hockey Association victory over Lawrence University at Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.

Bron Loiselle scored twice for Lake Forest, and Billy Cooper made 19 saves to pick up the win.

The Foresters (16-9-0, 12-8-0 NCHA) scored twice in a span of 1:03 early in the game to take control. Jimmy Cusan scored at the 4:48 mark, and Loiselle got his first goal of the game at 5:51 for a 2-0 edge.

Jack Lewis made it 3-0 with a power-play goal at the 16:22 mark of the first, and Vito Aluia made it 4-0 early in the second.

Lawrence (6-16-3, 5-12-3) got its lone score on Blake Roubos' power-play goal at the 5:11 mark of the second. Loiselle got his second goal of the game on the power play at 16:39 to give Lake Forest a 5-1 lead after two periods.

The Foresters were 2-for-10 on the power play, and Lawrence finished 1-for-6.

Senior Mattias Soderqvist made 28 saves and took the loss in his final game for the Vikings.

The game ended on an ugly note as 18 penalties were whistled against the teams in the final nine minutes.