FREMONT, Neb.-- The Jimmie hockey team scored three second-period goals in a span of 4:15 and won their opening game of the season 5-2 over Midland (Neb.) University Friday evening.
After a scoreless first period that saw the Jimmies narrowly outshoot Midland 9-8, Jamestown found the back of the net three times in the second twenty minutes.
Eric Buckley (SO/Penticton, British Columbia) scored UJ's first goal at 10:58, on the power play, with assists from Jason Richter (SO/Cranbrook, British Columbia) and Cameron Todd (SO/Burraneer, Australia).
Todd capped off the scoring in the second with an unassisted shorthanded goal at 15:13. The Jimmies outshot the Warriors 20-6 in the period.
Midland got on the board at 5:26 on Zach Voss' first of the year, with the assist by Ryan Conybear. Ben Henry made it a two-goal game at 9:41 from Luke Sanko and Cy Jenson.
Brett Harris (SO/Kamloops, British Columbia), who missed nearly three months of action last season due to injury, scored the fifth and final goal for UJ at 17:47, with the assist going to Fulton.
Tyson Brouwer (SO/Lethbridge, Alberta) stopped 21 of 23 shots in net. Dakota McDonald had 37 saves for Midland.
The Jimmies were 3-for-9 on the power play and the Warriors 1-for-6. Jamestown was whistled for 7 minor penalties for 14 minutes, while Midland committed 8 minors, a five-minute major, and a 10-minute misconduct.
Saturday's game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.