Bradshaw's Big Night Helps St. Norbert Roll Lake Forest

From Sports Information Director, March 1, 2014 | Men's Hockey
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

DE PERE - St. Norbert College got a five-point game from Cullen Bradshaw and cruised to a 6-0 win over Lake Forest College in a Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Harris Cup semifinal game at Cornerstone Community Center.

The Green Knights (24-3-1), ranked No. 1 in the USCHO.com and D3hockey.com polls, will face College of St. Scholastica at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8 at the Cornerstone for the Harris Cup championship. Lake Forest's season ended 15-12-1.

Joe Perry scored St. Norbert's first two goals, giving him a team-high 19 on the season. Perry scored at the 4:15 mark of the first period with Bradshaw and Zach McDonald assisting. Perry then cashed in a power-play chance with Sam Higgins and Bradshaw assisting at 1:04 of the second period. The Green Knights pulled ahead 3-0 at 18:28 of the second period on Bradshaw's first goal of the night.

Erik Cooper, who also had two assists in the game, scored his 13th goal of the season with Bradshaw and Marian Fiala assisting just 40 seconds in to the third period. Bradshaw scored his 13th goals of the season with Cooper and Blake Thompson assisting at 9:26. Mason Baptista closed out the scoring with a power-playgoal at 16:47 with Reid Campbell and Noah Nelson assisting.

David Jacobson turned in a 14-save effort to record his seventh shutout of the season and the 17th of his career. Leo Podolsky made 39 saves for the Foresters. St. Norbert was 2-for-4 on the power play, while Lake Forest was 0-for-3.