The Calvin Knights ACHA D1 Hockey Team fell to the Rochester College Warriors 4-2 on Friday night.
In the first period the Knights came out strong looking to strike first in the game. The Knights had good chances early but couldn't find a way to put the puck in the net. The Warriors went on to strike first and found the back of the net at about the half way point in the first. The Knights looked to find the equalizer but again could not find a way through the Warriors defense. The first period of play concluded with the Knights behind 1-0.
In the second period the Warriors found the back of the net once again. Soon after the Warriors had extended their lead, the Knights found a goal of their own coming from Billy Oakes with the assists from Garrett Pitter and Cal Erdmann. Late in the second the Warriors struck again and extended their lead back to two goals. The second period ended with the Warriors in front 3-1.
In the third the Warriors picked up where they left off and quickly added another goal to their lead. The Knights fought back hard and finally found another breakthrough late in the period with a goal from Jared Virtanen with the helper from Samuel Dexter. The game concluded with a Warrior victory over the Knights 4-2.