The annual Quake Golf Tournament took place Saturday, July 9 at the Olive Glenn Golf Course and Country Club in Cody, WY. Twenty-four teams participated, and some of those teams were made up of current and former Quake players including NHLer Jake Doty, Tyler Roberts, Matt Schulz, Nick Walker, Tjay Lozier, Jake Dickinson, Nick Ligocki and coaches Ryan Theros and Greg Sears. In an ironic twist, the winning men's team was made up of Billings Bulls fans.
Yellowstone forward Greene makes NCAA commitment
Yellowstone goalie Knudson makes NCAA commitment
Yellowstone forward Elliot makes college commitment
Dixon earns Elite 90 Award
LAKE PLACID NY-UW-Stevens Point senior captain Evan Dixon (Novi, MI) was named the recipient of the Elite 90 award at the 2016 NCAA Division III Men's Ice Hockey Championship, it was announced Thursday evening at the championship banquet.
Dixon becomes the second UWSP player to received the award, after Brandon Jaeger (Champlin, MN/Champlin Park)earned the award in both 2014 and 2015.
The senior is a double major at UWSP earning 117 credits towards degrees in business administration-finance, insurance and real estate and business administration-marketing. He boasts a 3.97 cumulative GPA .
UW-Stevens Point will square off with SUNY Geneseo in the first semifinal game at Herb Brooks Arena in Lake Placid, NY. The action kicks off at 4 pm EST.
Yellowstone pulled out a 3-2 (OT) overtime victory over Gillette on a clutch goal by Reed Kelly.
The win by Yellowstone clinched the best of three series at 2-1.
Yellowstone was paced by Kelly, who registered one goal. Kelly scored 17:51 into overtime to make the score 3-2 Yellowstone. Jake Dickison assisted on the tally.
Yellowstone's offense rang up 63 shots on Gillette's net. Yellowstone did not rack up many penalties in the contest, tallying only one minor for two minutes in penalty time.
Yellowstone also had goals scored by Max Doner and Curtis Greenbush, who each put in one. In addition, Yellowstone received assists from Nick Greene, Justin Berezinski, Nick Ligocki, and Matt Runyon, who each chipped in one.
Yellowstone was unable to stop Gillette from sending pucks towards the net, and Gillette eventually piled up 46 shots on goal. Gillette did not rack up many penalties in the contest, registering just one minor for two minutes in penalty time.
Gillette was helped by Cade Boreing, who tallied one goal. Boreing scored 8:41 into the second period to make the score 1-1. Jack Oberg picked up the assist. Gillette additionally got points from Nick Scherbinin, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Other players who recorded assists for Gillette were Preston Fuller, who had one.
Garret Matz made 44 saves for Yellowstone on 46 shots. Yellowstone registered zero goals on one power play opportunities. Gillette's Alex Feese stopped 60 shots out of the 63 that he faced. Gillette registered zero goals on one power play opportunities.
Gillette could not stop Yellowstone's Nick Greene, who tallied a hat trick in a 6-4 win.
Greene got on the scoresheet 6:39 into the second period. He then added goals at 5:32 into the third and at 19:21 into the third.
With the win, Yellowstone avoided elimination to make the series score 1-1 in the best of three series.
Gillette was unable to stop Yellowstone from sending pucks towards the net, and Yellowstone eventually piled up 43 shots on goal.
Yellowstone additionally got points from Reed Kelly, who also registered one goal and one assist and Jake Dickison, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Hunter Ruschmeyer also scored for Yellowstone. Other players who recorded assists for Yellowstone were Max Doner, Curtis Greenbush, Nicholas Elliot, and Justin Berezinski, who each chipped in one and Tony Dahlberg and Matt Runyon, who contributed two each.
Gillette was led by Cade Boreing, who had two goals. Boreing scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 5:11 into the second period to make the score 3-2 Yellowstone. Gillette had gained a power play chance when Runyon was whistled for unsportsmanlike conduct. Nick Scherbinin provided the assist. Boreing's next tally on the power play made the score 4-4 with 15:07 left in the third period. Tristen Leberknight assisted on the tally. Gillette also had goals scored by Adam Maxfield and Alex King, who each put in one. In addition, Gillette received assists from Jack Oberg, who had one.
Garret Matz recorded 23 saves for Yellowstone. Yellowstone incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors. Gillette's Alex Feese stopped 37 shots out of the 42 that he faced. Gillette incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.
Yellowstone kept Great Falls's goalie busy throughout the game, and Lauren Massie made 33 saves on 38 shots.
Yellowstone also had goals scored by Max Doner, Nicholas Elliot, and Justin Berezinski, who each put in one. In addition, Yellowstone received assists from Curtis Greenbush, who had two and Matt Runyon, Manuel Manero, Jake Dickison, Tristan Henrichs, Reed Kelly, and Will Landsverk, who each chipped in one.
Great Falls's defensemen played an important role in the offense, chipping in two goals.Great Falls kept Yellowstone's goalie busy throughout the game, and Lance Knudson made 47 saves on 51 shots.Great Falls' normally stingy defense allowed more goals than usual. Great Falls are averaging 2 goals against for the season.
Great Falls were led by Kyle Johnson, who finished with one goal and one assist.Johnson scored in the third period to make the score 4-3 Yellowstone. Jesse Johnson claimed the first assist on the goal, and Tegan Harrington got the second.Others who scored for Great Falls included Connor Barta, Miles Giorgione, and Ricards Bernhards, who scored one each. More assists for Great Falls came via Harrington, Reed Link, Josh Larson, Johnson, Austin Krantz, and Tyler Garcia, who contributed one apiece.
Yellowstone incurred ten minutes in penalty time with five minors. Great Falls incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with four minors.