Catawba Knocks off No. 4 Merrimack in Overtime

The Warriors grabbed a 10-8 lead getting three of the next four goals, including a short-handed tally from McAdam. But the Indians rallied, scoring three times in a 1:54 span to take the 11-10 advantage with 10 minutes left in the fourth.

Corey Lunney's (Little Silver, NJ) three goals and 13 shots weren't enough for Merrimack, who saw Michael Pecchia make 17 saves, including 11 in the first half. Barclay and Melaugh had two goals and an assist, while Connor Reagan (East Lyme, CT) had six saves, five in the third.

The game was marred by 19 penalties, 11 on the Warriors.

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Score by Period       1  2  3  4 OT  Tot
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Merrimack........... 2 5 2 2 0 - 11
Catawba............. 4 3 1 3 1 - 12

Attendance: 162

Merrimack SCORING:
GOALS: Corey Lunney 3; Greg Melaugh 2; Terence Barclay 2; Brad McAdam 2;
Gregory Fallon 1; Michael Balbuena 1.
ASSISTS: Terence Barclay 1; Steven Frey 1; Greg Melaugh 1; Nick Vazquez 1.

Catawba SCORING:
GOALS: Marty Tuohy 5; Cory Losselyong 4; Tom Cullop 2; Braden Artem 1.
ASSISTS: Tom Cullop 2; Trevor Sieracki 2; Braden Artem 1; John Scheich 1;
Marty Tuohy 1; Freddie Turcio 1.

Shots by period 1 2 3 4 OT Tot
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Merrimack........... 13 19 9 10 0 - 51
Catawba............. 7 5 10 11 1 - 34

Ground balls by prd 1 2 3 4 OT Tot
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Merrimack........... 12 15 10 5 0 - 42
Catawba............. 5 5 4 10 1 - 25

Face-offs by prd 1 2 3 4 OT Total
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Merrimack........... 5-7 7-8 2-4 2-5 0-1 - 16-25
Catawba............. 2-7 1-8 2-4 3-5 1-1 - 9-25

Clears by period 1 2 3 4 OT Total
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Merrimack........... 5-5 6-6 5-5 3-3 0-0 - 19-19
Catawba............. 7-8 5-6 5-5 2-4 0-0 - 19-23

Extra-man opps 1 2 3 4 OT Total
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Merrimack........... 0-0 1-5 0-3 0-0 0-0 - 1-8
Catawba............. 0-3 1-0 1-6 1-2 0-0 - 3-11

Saves by period 1 2 3 4 OT Tot
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Merrimack........... 0 0 5 1 0 - 6
Catawba............. 5 6 4 2 0 - 17

Turnovers by prd 1 2 3 4 OT Tot
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Merrimack........... 4 3 1 3 0 - 11
Catawba............. 4 5 2 5 0 - 16

PENALTIES - MER 13/11:30; CAT 8/5:30.

SCORING SUMMARY:
Prd Time Team Type Goal Scorer Assists
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1. 1st 13:03 CAT EVEN Cory Losselyong Unassisted
2. 12:17 CAT EVEN Cory Losselyong Unassisted
3. 10:41 MER DN Gregory Fallon Unassisted
4. 2:53 CAT EVEN Tom Cullop Unassisted
5. 1:59 MER EVEN Corey Lunney Unassisted
6. 0:11 CAT EVEN Tom Cullop Freddie Turcio
7. 2nd 14:39 CAT UP Marty Tuohy Braden Artem
8. 12:36 MER EVEN Terence Barclay Unassisted
9. 10:58 MER UP Terence Barclay Nick Vazquez
10. 8:08 MER EVEN Corey Lunney Unassisted
11. 4:18 CAT EVEN Braden Artem Marty Tuohy
12. 3:29 CAT EVEN Marty Tuohy John Scheich
13. 2:31 MER EVEN Brad McAdam Unassisted
14. 1:58 MER EVEN Greg Melaugh Steven Frey
15. 3rd 5:46 MER EVEN Greg Melaugh Unassisted
16. 4:52 CAT UP Cory Losselyong Trevor Sieracki
17. 3:45 MER DN Brad McAdam Unassisted
18. 4th 13:34 MER EVEN Corey Lunney Terence Barclay
19. 11:56 CAT EVEN Marty Tuohy Tom Cullop
20. 10:40 CAT EVEN Marty Tuohy Unassisted
21. 10:02 CAT UP Cory Losselyong Trevor Sieracki
22. 3:08 MER EVEN Michael Balbuena Greg Melaugh
23. OT 3:27 CAT EVEN Marty Tuohy Tom Cullop

PENALTY SUMMARY:
Prd Time Team ##-Player Min Offense
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1st 11:37 MER 21-Michael Balbuena 1:00 PP ILLEGAL EQUIPMENT
06:17 MER 17-Phil Ketrelakes 1:00 PP UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS
00:01 MER 4 -Brad McAdam 1:00 PP ILLEGAL BODY CHECK
00:01 MER TM-TEAM 0:30 UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT
2nd 12:36 CAT 1 -Marty Tuohy 1:00 PP SLASHING
11:56 CAT 14-Chad Fike 1:00 PP TRIPPING
10:52 CAT 16-Colin McClimans 1:00 PP UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS
09:27 CAT 5 -Freddie Turcio 0:30 PP HOLDING
05:06 CAT 44-Brett Howe 0:30 PP PUSHING
3rd 11:29 MER 17-Phil Ketrelakes 1:00 PP TRIPPING
10:43 CAT 24-Braden Artem 0:30 PP PUSHING
10:00 MER 8 -Peter Schielke 1:00 PP SLASHING
07:08 MER 4 -Brad McAdam 1:00 PP ILLEGAL BODY CHECK
05:19 MER 1 -Nick Vazquez 1:00 PP UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT
04:19 MER 1 -Nick Vazquez 1:00 PP UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT
03:37 CAT 2 -Ben Vinograd 0:30 PP PUSHING
01:47 CAT 1 -Marty Tuohy 0:30 PP PUSHING
00:42 MER 9 -John Smyth 0:30 PP PUSHING
4th 10:40 MER 25-Connor Reagan 1:00 PP SLASHING
10:40 MER 28-Jimmy Holland 1:00 UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT
07:43 MER 9 -John Smyth 0:30 PP PUSHING


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