McGougan's hat trick leads Muskies against Alma

McGougan's hat trick leads Muskies against Alma

Muskingum sophomore Ian McGougan netted a hat trick to lead the Muskies in a 14-5 season-opening loss against Alma in McConagha Stadium on Monday.

The Basics

  • Records: Muskingum (0-1 overall), Alma (3-0 overall)
  • Location: New Concord, Ohio - McConagha Stadium
  • Weather: 50 degrees and sunny
  • Attendance: 127

Game Notes:

  • McGougan scored three goals on eight shots. 
  • Sophomore Tucker Haas had one goal on four shots and registered four ground balls.
  • Sophomore Zach Kern tallied one goal on three shots.
  • Sophomore Joe Szabo notched two assists.
  • Senior Robert Bartosiewicz recorded a team-high five ground balls
  • Sophomore keeper Phillip Dappen played all 60 minutes in frame and made 16 saves.
  • Muskingum ended the game with 19 shots and 32 ground balls.
  • Daniel Buchy led the Scots with four goals.
  • Jared Nycz, Austen Irrer and Kyle Schnitzer all had two goals.
  • Al Lesperance played 45 minutes in goal and all one goal and made three saves.
  • Alma ended the outing with 45 shots and 43 ground balls.

Inside The Numbers

  • Alma led 4-1 after the opening period.
  • The Scots scored five goals in the second period to take a 9-1 lead into the break.
  • The Scots outscored the Muskies 3-0 in the third period.
  • Muskingum ended the final frame outscoring the Scots 4-2.

Up Next

  • Muskingum next hosts Bethany on Wednesday, March 2. Game time is slated for 5:00 p.m. in McConagha Stadium.