Sunday, October 15, 2006

Parse Nearly Carries Mavs to Championship in Alaska

UNO headed to Alaska this weekend and came away with 2 ties against #14 Colorado College and the host, Alaska-Anchorage, in the Nye Frontier Classic. Saturday night featured freshman goalie Jeremie Dupont making 35 saves in his debut game to save the game for the Mavs.

Senior Scott Parse was named the Classic's Most Valuable Player for an assist on Friday night and both goals Saturday night, including a clutch game-tying short-handed goal.

For the purposes of the tournament championship, both games ended with shootouts. UNO defeated Colorado College 4-2 Friday night, but UAA beat the Mavs 3-1 on Saturday night. But in the standings, UNO started the season 0-0-2 against WCHA competition. Next up is UNO's Maverick Stampede tournament on Friday and Saturday night at the Qwest Center.

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