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Bethel Topples Golden Eagle Skaters by 8-2 Score
November 3, 2007

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

(Crookston, Minn.) – Bethel University scored three goals in each of the first two periods today and went on to defeat the University of Minnesota, Crookston by a score of 8-2 in men’s hockey action in Blaine, Minn.


Kent Bostrom recorded a hat trick for the Royals and also added an assist for four points.  Brad Peterson, Brent Kettlekamp, Christian Fogerty, John Kovacs and Jeff Balvin also added goals for Bethel University. Balvin also added three assists while Kettlekamp and Peterson added an assist each.


The bright spot for the Golden Eagles was Alex Maginnis (Fr., Fwd., Mason City, Iowa) who scored U of M, Crookston’s two goals including one unassisted and one on a power play. Marty Bilodeau (Jr., Fwd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) and Jared Kopp (Jr., Fwd., Bismarck, N.D.) assisted on the second goal.


U of M, Crookston falls to 0-2-0 on the season while Bethel University improves to 2-0-0. The Golden Eagles will return to action on November 9-10 when they open Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA) play at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). The puck drops at 7:05 pm and 2:00 pm respectively.


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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).