ANNAPOLIS, MD (Friday, February 6, 2009) – The #7 University of Rhode Island Rams (18-8-2 and 9-3-1 in ESCHL) jumped out to a five goal lead in the first two periods and never looked back on their way to a 9 to 1 victory over the Navy Hockey (13-17-4 and 2-9-1 in ESCHL) team. Navy’s Matt Swezey’s scored Navy’s only goal on a power play in the second period.
Navy Hockey is back in action tomorrow against #7 Rhode Island at 7:30 PM at the McMullen Ice Center. Fans in attendance are asked to bring their American flags and wave them with pride to salute Navy’s Matt Swezey, who will join Team USA for the Winter World University Games in China. There will be ceremony honoring the Team USA members.