'Saders lose, deciding game comes tonight.


ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Junior Brodie Sheahan had a goal and a assist, but the Holy Cross men's hockey team fell to the Rochester Institute of Technology, 6-4, last night at the Frank Ritter Memorial Ice Arena in the second game of a best-of-three Atlantic Hockey Tournament quarterfinals series.

With the loss, the seventh-seeded Crusaders fall to 13-19-5, while the second-seeded Tigers improve to 22-12-2.

The third and deciding game of the series will be played at 7 tonight.

The winner advances to Atlantic Hockey semifinals Friday at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester.

Each time the Crusaders scored, they closed to within a goal but couldn't record the equalizer.

Their final single-tally deficit came at 7:48 of the third period, when Peter Lorinser scored short-handed on a breakaway to bring HC within 5-4.

RIT regained a two-goal lead with 3:41 left on Cameron Burt's power-play goal. Holy Cross had a two-man advantage by going with an empty net while on the power play at 1:14, but did not score.

HC junior goalie Ian Dams made 30 saves, while RIT's Louis Menard stopped 28.

The Crusaders outshot the...

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