RPI Beats Mercyhurst in Non-League Encounter
The RPI Men's hockey team beat Mercyhurst College 5-3 on Saturday night. The Times Union reports that Ben Barr led RPI with two goals and an assist. Scott Romfro, Mikael Hammarstrom, and Nick Economakos scored the other goals. Nathan Marsters had 20 saves for Rensselaer.
Mercyhurst is a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, the newest of three Division I hockey leagues in the Northeast. Mercyhurst is coached by Rick Gotkin who was an RPI assistant coach until 1987.