Nunzianto's Late Goal Leads to 3-3 Tie with Camels

New London, Conn. (December 6)--The Saint Anselm men's ice hockey team skated to a 3-3 tie with the Camels of Connecticut College Saturday afternoon at Dayton Arena.

Camels Junior Ryan Howarth (Grand Blanc, Mich.) and Trevor Bradley (West Hartford, Conn.) each contributed a goal and an assist. Connecticut College extended their unbeaten streak to five games in the draw. Sean Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) tallied his third goal of the season for Connecticut College.

Junior net-minder Greg Parker (Trenton, Ont.) finished with 23 saves for the Camels.

Saint Anselm senior Mike Nunzianto (Guilford, Conn.) scored the equalizer with 32 seconds to play in regulation. Jim Toomey (Billerica, Mass.) had a goal and an assist for the visitors. Paul Snell (Groton, Mass.) tallied two assists for the Hawks.

Saint Anselm College sophomore goalie Alex Wyse (Amherst, N.Y.) stopped 20 shots in the contest.

Toomey started the scoring, with just over a minute on the clock in the first period, off a pass from senior Tom Kerwin (Whitman, Mass.) and Snell to put the Hawks up 1-0.

In the second period Bradley notched the equalizer while on the power play just over four and a half minutes into the second period.

The Hawks fought back as Brian Hartigan (Saugus, Mass.) scored with just over a minute left in the second period, to give Saint Anselm a 2-1 lead.

With 11:56 remaining in regulation, the hosts scored the equalizer. Brett Moore (Medfield, Mass.) was able to dig a puck out in the corner. The junior forward hit Driscoll in the slot for a one-timer to even the score at two.

Later on with 5:04 remaining, the Camels took a 3-2 lead. Sean Tuohy (Salisbury Mills, N.Y.) dished to Bradley at the right point.  Bradley connected with Howarth, who rifled home the 22nd goal of his career from the high slot.   

The Hawks emptied their net with 61 seconds left in regulation, and with 32 seconds remaining Nunzianto supplied the equalizer.

Connecticut College will host UMass Dartmouth this Tuesday night at 7 p.m. in New London. The Hawks will visit New England College Friday night for a 7 p.m. game.