College Hockey:
Wayne State Downs Mercyhurst, 4-1

Warriors Jump Out Early To Put Away Lakers

— Wayne State jumped out to a 3-0 lead and defeated Mercyhurst, 4-1, on Friday in a non-league game.

Wayne State (7-8-1) got on the board first with a late first period goal by Kalle Rahm.

The Warriors broke the game open in the second period with two tallies. The first goal came at 12:28 as was scored by Jack Redwood. Four minutes later Maxim Starchenko scored to make it 3-0.

The Lakers (5-3-2) scored early in the third period as Marty Rychley made it 3-1, but Wayne State’s Keith Stanich scored on the power play to close the scoring at 4-1.

Laker goalie Matt Cifelli made his first collegiate start and stopped 23 Warrior shots in the loss while David Guerrera made 20 saves.

Wayen State will host AIC for a pair next weekend and Mercyhurst will host Iona on Saturday.

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