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Monday, February 11, 2008

Ferris out lucks the Irish

The Ferris State Bulldogs snapped a season high, five-game winless streak with a 5-3 upset win over the eighth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish in South Bend on Friday night.

Bulldog Scott Pococke’s first goal of the season, at 7:56 of the third period, won the game for FSU. Netminder Mitch O’Keefe stopped 28 shots for the win and also assisted on teammate Casey Haines’s goal at 6:01 of the third.

Blair Riley, Mike Fillinger, and Justin Lewandowski also scored for Ferris State.

The Bulldogs used solid special teams on Saturday night to hold onto a 2-2 tie with the Irish at the Joyce Center.

Zach Redmond scored a shorthanded marker with two Bulldogs in the box to tie the score at 1 in the first period.

Riley scored his second of the weekend, on the powerplay, at 9:20 of the third to deadlock the score at two.

O’Keefe did the rest between the pipes, stopping 33 shots to help the Bulldogs earn 3 of 4 points from ND.

Ferris State (11-12-5, 8-10-4 CCHA) will return home to the Ewigleben Arena next weekend for a pair of games against the Miami Red Hawks. FSU currently sits in seventh place in the CCHA, while Miami has dropped to second place after giving up 3 of 4 points at home last weekend to Michigan.

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