ANNAPOLIS , MD (Friday, November 28, 2008) –
The Navy Hockey team (9-12-2) led by Senior
Captain John Patrick Culliton beat the visiting
Washington and Jefferson College Presidents
during the first day of the Thanksgiving Holiday
Invitational Tournament by a score of 5 to 4.
Navy’s Matt Keller opened the scoring with a power
play goal in the first period. Eric Bowen and
Patrick Heitman netted goals to give Navy a quick
three goal lead in the second period. However,
the Presidents came storming back to tie the
game with three goals to close out the second
In the third period, John Patrick Culliton scored a
short handed goal and the game winning power
Freshman goaltender Jameson Marshall recorded
31 saves, as Navy outshot the Presidents 38 to 35.
The Midshipmen are back in action tomorrow as they host #7 Iowa State at 7:30PM on Saturday and then #8 West Chester at 3:30PM on Sunday.
Players of the Game:
#18 Bill Adolph – Iowa State
#24 John Patrick Culliton – Navy