The University of Denver defeated Nebraska-Omaha on Friday night 7-0. Marc Cheverie recorded his 5th shutout of the season.
Anthony Maiani gave DU the early lead in the 1st period. Shortly therafter, Jesse Martin took a beautiful pass from Maiani and buried it for a shorthanded goal to make it 2-0 DU. Cody Brookwell then made it 3-0, after Joe Colborne was robbed by the UNO goalie.
Midway through the 2nd period, Rhett Rakhshani took a beautiful pass from Patrick Wiercioch to make it 4-0 DU on a 4 on 4 play. The 2nd period ended with the Pioneers holding a 4-0 lead.
DU turned the game into a rout with three 3rd period goals. Rhett Rakhshani took a beautiful pass from Tyler Ruegsegger for DU's fifth goal early in the period. Kyle Ostrow then scored a Power Play goal with just over 7 minutes left in the period to make it 6-0. Patrick Wiercioch rounded out the scoring when received a nice pass from Rahkshani with just over 3 minutes left in the game.
Rhett Rakhshani - 2 goals, 1 assist
Tyler Ruegsegger - 3 assists
Joe Colborne - 3 assists
Anthony Maiani - 1 goal, 1 assist
Patrick Wiercioch - 1 goal, 1 assist
Marc Cheverie - 5th shutout, 29 saves
First Star: Rhett Rakhshani (Denver)
Second Star: Tyler Ruegsegger (Denver)
Third Star: Marc Cheverie (Denver)
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