RIT freshman goalie Kolby Matthews made 26 saves in his first collegiate start to backstop the Tigers to a 3-2 victory over No. 13 UMass-Lowell, Saturday, at the Polisseni Center.
RIT (11-8-3) opened the scoring with 7:42 left in the first period after junior forward Jake Hamacher (Corona, CA/Dubuque Fighting Saints) set up freshman forward Caleb Moretz (Fairbanks, AK/Flin Flon Bombers) for a one-time in the slot.
The River Hawks answered 43 seconds later on a goal by freshman forward Andre Lee to knot the score, 1-1.
FINAL SCORE: RIT 3, No. 13 @RiverHawkHockey 2. Matthews with 26 saves in his first collegiate start to preserve the victory.
— RIT Men's Hockey (@RITMHKY) January 12, 2020