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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, March 09, 2019 11:30 pm

Warriors advance to WHAC hockey final


The No. 2-seeded Indiana Tech men’s hockey team defeated No. 3-seeded Aquinas, 7-1, on Saturday in the semifinals of the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Tournament inside the UM-Dearborn Ice Arena. The win extends the Warriors winning streak to 24 straight games.

The Warriors struck first at the 8:27 mark on a goal by Joel Holmberg, but the Saints tied it four minutes later. Holmberg notched his second goal of the game at the 2:42 mark of the period to restore Tech’s lead while Tech tacked on three more goals in the second to take a 5-1 lead.

Holmberg notched the hat trick with 14:36 left in the game while Francesco Corona recorded four assists. Bryson Linenburg made 32 saves to improve to 15-0 on the season.

Tech (29-3-0) returns to action at 1 p.m. Sunday as it plays No. 1-seeded Michigan-Dearborn in the WHAC Tournament xhampionship.