(HALIFAX, N.S.) Philippe Halley (Quebec, QC) earned Subway player of the game honours as the UNB Varsity Reds defeated the Saint Mary's Huskies 5-2 on Friday night at the Halifax Forum. The game was played before a crowd of 575.
Halley's lone marker at 12:06 of the first period was the third of three straight goals to start the game for the Varsity Reds on their way to a victory in the contest.
UNB got on the board quickly as Dylan Willick (Prince George, BC) scored at 1:10 of the first period. UNB came back quickly with their 2nd goal when Philippe Maillet (Lachenaie, NB) scored at 10:30 to give them 2-0 lead. Saint Mary's got its first goal when Mitchell Maynard (Cole Harbour, NS) scored at 12:18 to make it 3-1. The Varsity Reds increased their lead when Cam Braes (Shawnigan Lake, BC) scored at 13:44 to give his team a 4-1 going into the first intermission.
Tyler Carroll (Strathroy, ON) scored the only goal of the second period at 9:02 to give the Varsity Reds a 5-1 lead after 40 minutes.
In the third period, 1st year defenseman Steven Trojanovic notched a power play marker at 1:41 to narrow the lead for the Huskies
The Huskies get right back into action tomorrow night against the Universite De Moncton Aigles Bleus at 7:00 pm at the Forum. The Varsity Reds travel to Antigonish tomorrow night to face the X-Men.
Source Mike Moffat, SMU Communications
Photo, Nick Pearce