Skaters Take Oswego Tourney Opener
Jones sets NCAA Division III record for goaltender wins
From Sports Information Director, December 29, 2007 | Men's Hockey
by Dan Lukes, email@example.com, (920) 403-4077
Jones' 73rd career win moves him past Rick Strack of Plattsburgh State, who won 72 games from 1978-81. Jones, who made 18 saves in the game, is currently 73-10-6 during his St. Norbert career.
St. Norbert was able to forge the win by getting two goals from freshman Brandon Longley in his collegiate debut. Longley scored with 2:10 left in the first period to put St. Norbert ahead 2-1, and then scored at the 7:50 mark of the second period for a two-goal lead.
Marc Belanger, Shane Wheeler and Nick Tabisz also scored goal for St. Norbert. Belanger's marker was his 50th collegiate goal, while Tabisz also had two assists in the game.
St. Norbert was 3-for-12 on the power play, while Curry was 1-for-9. The game was marred with 33 penalties, with St. Norbert getting 13 penalties for 26 minutes. Curry had 20 penalties for 64 minutes.
Steven Jakiel made 21 saves for the Colonels (7-4-1).