March 27, 2010

Miami University (28-7-7) vs. Alabama-Huntsville (12-18-3)
March 27, 2010 | War Memorial Coliseum | Fort Wayne, Ind.
Miami 2, Alabama-Huntsville 1 (NCAA Midwest Regional First Round)

Post-Game Notes

  • Today’s game was the seventh meeting all-time between Miami and Alabama-Huntsville, with Miami now holding a 6-1 advantage, including a 3-0 mark under head coach Enrico Blasi. Miami has now won six straight versus the Chargers.
  • Miami is making its eighth appearance in the NCAA Tournament and now carry a 6-7 record in NCAA play. The RedHawks improved to 6-5 under Blasi in NCAA Tournament play.
  • Alabama-Huntsville made its third appearance in the NCAA Tournament and are now 0-2 in NCAA play. In both appearances, the Chargers faced the No. ranked team in the country.
  • Cameron Schilling netted the game winner for the RedHawks, marking the sophomore defenseman’s first career game-winning goal.
  • Alabama-Huntsville ends the year at 7-11 in one goal games, while Miami is now 11-4 in games decided by a goal.
  • Left winger Curtis McKenzie put the RedHawks up 1-0 in the first period, marking his first goal in Miami’s last 10 games (he played in eight of those games). He then recorded an assist on Miami’s second goal, marking the ninth multiple point game of the season for McKenzie.
  • McKenzie’s power play tally ended an 11-power play scoreless drought for the Redhawks. Alabama-Huntsville had killed off 14 straight power play chances (dating back to its last regular season game against Bemidji State on March 6).
  • Miami improved to 25-0-0 when leading after two periods this season.
  • The RedHawks have held the advantage in shots in 34 of 42 contests this year, posting a 24-5-5 record in those games. Additionally, Miami has registered 10 shots in 78 of 125 periods this season, having done so in all three periods versus Alabama-Huntsville.