Game Recap January 18, 2013
Lehigh vs. Lebanon Valley
Coming back from winter break Lehigh looked to get right back on track with their first game back against league opponent Lebanon Valley College. The puck dropped at 7:45pm with the first period underway. Only until halfway through the 1st period did Lehigh get on the board with a goal by Kevin Melone assited by TnT, Tyler Lewis and Tyler Edwards, from an interception off a clear which cause a counter attack favoring Lehigh with numbers. That would be the only goal in the first period as Lehigh takes an early lead going into the second. Lebanon Valley outshot Lehigh 13-9 in the first period. Moving into the second period Lebanon Valley came out strong scoring three goals, one shorthanded, to take the lead back from Lehigh, but the game was not over yet as Lehigh looked to respond putting one more in the net before the end of the second period. Goal was scored by Joe Ludato assisted by John Hite and Mike Morneau with persistent attack around the opponents net. By the end of the second period the score was 3-2 Lebanon Valley. Yet there there was stil one more period left for a come back. At the start of the third period both team were fighting for puck control as the total shot count for both teams were slightly even with an edge going to Lebanon Valley. However, Lebanon Valley put one more in the net to move the score to 4-2 and Lehigh wouldn't respond. With a valient effort Lehigh continued to attack but just couldn't move the score closer. At the end of regulation the final score was 4-2 with the win going to Lebanon Valley. Lehigh's next game was a rematch against Lebanon Valley on 1/19/2013 followed by a matchup next weekend against Drexel on 1/25/2013.