FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's hockey team concluded season-opening weekend series with Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference rival Indiana Tech Saturday in Fort Wayne, Ind.
The Warriors scored three times in the third period, including the go-ahead goal with under three minutes remaining in regulation to defeat the Wolverines 5-3. The loss drops UM-Dearborn to 1-1-0 on the season and in the WHAC.
Tyler Groat got the scoring started as his first goal of the season put the Wolverines ahead 1-0 just over eight minutes into the contest. The Warriors answered back with two goals before the first intermission.
Similar to Friday's contest, the Warriors scored the last three, including an empty-net goal in the final minute to earn the weekend split with the Wolverines.
Thomas Proudlock made 36 saves for the second consecutive night as the Wolverines were outshot 41-29.
UM-Dearborn returns to action in nonconference play against Robert Morris University at 8 pm Friday in Chicago, Ill.