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Game Recap: Hoyas Move to 3-0 Record With Road Win Against The JMU Dukes

Sep 17, 2022

It was Hoya Hockey night in Haymarket!

On Saturday night, September 17, 2022, at the Haymarket Iceplex in Haymarket, VA, the Georgetown Hoya hockey team soundly defeated the Dukes of James Madison University by the score of 9-3.

The Hoyas got off to a slow start. At the end of the first period, the game was still competitive with the Hoyas clinging to a one-goal lead, 2-1. Georgetown’s first tally (with 3:07 remaining in the period) was a power play snipe from the point by Peter Korn (Soph, Morristown, NJ), assisted by Joe Walker (Jr, Chicago, IL). A minute later, JP Ottariano (Sr, Reston, VA) buried a rebound goal for the Hoyas’ second tally, assisted by Frankie Gialanella (Sr, Westfield, NJ) and Teddy Dyer (Soph, Darien, CT).

The Hoyas ramped things up in the second period by scoring four times. At the 12:39 mark, Frankie Gialanella scored for the Hoyas, assisted by Andrew Chan (Jr, Somerset, NJ) and JP Ottariano. At the 11:24 mark, Joey Schiavone (Jr, Palmetto, FL) scored on a sniping wrister during the Hoyas’ second power play, assisted by Joe Walker. With 5:01 remaining in the period, Scott Burnette (Jr, Park City, UT) scored a highlight-reel goal by blasting past two defenders and scoring on a breakaway, assisted by Frankie Gialanella. With only 34 second remaining in the period, Joe Walker scored on a powerful breakaway of his own, assisted by Dan Sippel (Jr, Buffalo, NY) and Austin Gatesman (Jr, Pittsburgh, PA).

The Hoyas closed out the game in the third period by scoring three unanswered goals. Within the first minute of the frame, Dan Herdiech (Sr, Groton, MA) scored on a slapshot from the point, assisted by JP Ottariano. With 8:58 remaining, Teddy Dyer delivered a great pass from behind the net to Frankie Gialanella, who quickly beat the Dukes’ netminder. Finally, with 7:48 remaining in the game, Jay Kim (Soph, Toronto, ON) iced the Hoya victory with a strong wrister into the upper shelf from the top of the circle, assisted by Austin Gatesman.

When the final horn sounded, Hoya Goaltender Mark Peracchia (Soph, NYC) notched his second victory of the season by stopping 24 of 27 shots on goal.

Next Games:

Friday, September 23, against the University of Maryland, beginning at 8:45 pm at the Gardens Ice House in Laurel, MD.

Sunday, September 25, against George Washington University, beginning at about 4:30-5:00 pm at the Capitol One Arena, following the NHL preseason game between the Washington Capitals and the Buffalo Sabres. Important Note: To attend the college game against GW, one must buy a ticket to the NHL game and be in the Capitol One Arena when the NHL game ends. The NHL game is scheduled to begin at 2:00 pm. The average NHL game lasts about 2 hours and 20 minutes. To be safe, fans should plan on arriving by about 4:00 pm.

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