Stonehill Takes Consolation From Southern N.H. at PAL/Stovepipe Tournament, 6-0

Stonehill Takes Consolation From Southern N.H.
at PAL/Stovepipe Tournament, 6-0

Roundy's four points, Jackson's first career shutout lead Skyhawks out of five-game skid


Senior captain Peter Roundy stuffed in two power play goals and added two assists to lead the Skyhawks past Southern New Hampshire today at the PAL/Stovepipe Tournament.

HOOKSETT, N.H. (November 29, 2009) - Stonehill College ended a five-game skid with a 6-0 victory over host Southern New Hampshire University in the consolation round of the 2009 Manchester Police Athletic League (PAL)/Stovepipe Tournament at the Ice Den this afternoon.

Sophomore Tyler Jackson posted his first career shutout on Sunday.

Sophomore goaltender Tyler Jackson (Little Silver, N.J./Christian Brothers Academy) made 27 saves in posting his first career shutout for Stonehill. The Skyhawks finished with a 34-27 advantage in shots on goal, while converting on 3-of-10 power play chances. Southern New Hampshire was held scoreless on six chances with a man advantage.

Senior captain Peter Roundy (Simsbury, Conn./Kimball Union) led the Stonehill offense with four points on two goals and two assists. Senior Zachary Cantin (Saugus, Mass./Xavarian Brothers), junior Angelo Todesca (Westwood, Mass./Catholic Memorial) and sophomore Bill Harris (Weymouth, Mass./Weymouth) all finished with a goal and assist for the Skyhawks. Freshman George DeMello (Cotuit, Mass./Tabor Academy) chipped in with a goal.

Junior Ryan Gleason (Westford, Mass.) posted 28 stops in goal for Southern New Hampshire, which is now winless in its last four contests.

Roundy opened the scoring for Stonehill 4:30 into the first period, assisted by sophomore Patrick Greene (Weymouth, Mass./Catholic Memorial) and Cantin, on the power play. The Skyhawks struck again just over three minutes later when DeMello scored his fifth of the season, assisted by sophomore Mario Ranalli (Lakeville, Mass./Coyle Cassidy) and junior Andrew Webb (Jaffrey, N.H./Westminister School), at 7:41. Roundy and Todesca then set up Harris for his third goal of the year at 13:01.

Stonehill took further control of the contest with two second-period goals. Harris set up Cantin for his second goal of the year at 13:51 on the power play, before Todesca scored from Roundy and sophomore Jordan Fine (Walpole, Mass./Saint Sebastian's) at 17:58. Roundy completed the scoring with an unassisted marker on the power play at 12:34 of the third period for his fifth goal of the year.

Stonehill (3-6-1, 0-2-0 NE-10) returns home on Tuesday to host Worcester State College at 7 p.m. Southern New Hampshire (2-4-2, 0-1-1 NE-10) hosts Plymouth State College on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Stonehill and Southern New Hampshire will meet again next Saturday, December 5, for a Northeast-10 Conference matchup as part of "A Day of Hockey" at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 each and will also earn admission to that night's American Hockey League (AHL) contest between the Manchester Monarchs, affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings, and Worcester Sharks, affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, at 7 p.m. The first 2,000 fans will receive a Monarchs winter hat courtesy of McDonald's. For more information, contact Tim Myers at 603-626-7825, ext. 6103, or by email at

Stonehill 6, Southern N.H. 0

                                     1      2    3       -    T
Stonehill                       3     2    1       -    6
Southern N.H.               0     0    0       -    0

Scoring: STO: Peter Roundy (Patrick Greene, Zachary Cantin) 4:30-PP; STO: George DeMello (Mario Ranalli, Andrew Webb) 7:41; STO: Bill Harris (Roundy, Angelo Todesca) 13:01; STO: Cantin (Harris) 13:51-PP; STO: Todesca (Roundy, Jordan Fine) 17:58; STO: Roundy (unassisted) 12:34-PP.

Goaltending: STO: Tyler Jackson (59:57) 10-10-7=27; SNH: Ryan Gleason (60:00) 11-12-5=28.

Shots on Goal: STO: 14-14-6=34; SNH: 10-10-7=27.

Power Play: STO: 3/10; SNH: 0/6.