1/19/20— DeKalb, IL | The D3 Huskies traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to take on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Unfortunately, for the Huskies, the Panthers swept both games of the weekend. Scores: 1-15 Friday, and 2-13 Saturday.
The Panthers got on the board first and continued to find the back of the net throughout the game. The Huskies struggled to get on the board until Justin Garr scored a goal to make the Huskies 1-10. Heading into the third period, NIU could not pull ahead and ended with a final score of 1-15.
On Saturday night, the Panthers got out to a four-goal lead heading into the second period, when Elijah David found the back of the net to make the Huskies 1-4. A few minutes later, Zack Sockol allowed the Huskies to pull the score a little closer with 2-4. Coach Weems stated, NIU coming back in second period was the best period they played all season. The final score was 2-13.
Goaltenders Josh Stoos and Matthew Coppolillo shared the net both nights.
The Huskies will play Aurora University on home ice at Canlan Ice Sports West Dundee, IL. January 24 at 7:20pm and January 25 at 4:20pm.