Utica Pioneers Upset in OT Conference Game
The Utica Pioneers were upset in overtime on Friday night and Nazareth College netted their first conference victory of the season with a 2-1 OT victory. Utica is ranked 10/11 Nationally and remains in first place in the ECAC Men’s West Conference.
The Pioneers jumped out to an early 2-1 lead in the first period, but the Golden Flyers scored two straight goals to stun the Pioneers for the first time in program-history.
Utica is now 10-4-2 overall and 5-2-1 in conference play. Utica is now 2-2-2 since returning from the semester break.
UC’s record moved to 10-4-2 overall and 5-2-1 in conference play, while Nazareth improved to 4-12-1 overall and 1-6-1 in the highly competitive ECAC West. The Golden Flyers have now won two in a row and three of their last five, while Utica is 2-2-2 since returning from the semester break.
The Pioneers are at the Aud Saturday night hosting cross-town rival Hamilton College at 7 p.m. The local rivalry is expected to sell out at the Aud.