The Colorado College Tigers fell to 7-3-0 on the season with a 7-6 road loss to the North Dakota Fighting Sioux on Friday night. Brock Nelson had the deciding goal of the game in the third period, the only point put on the scoreboard that period.
North Dakota opened the game with a goal just 36 second after play began. Danny Kristo put that one in the net, his first of two on the night. Carter Rowney put the Fighting Sioux up, 2-0, with a goal at 7:08 in the first period. Rylan Schwartz and Scott Winkler each added a goal for Colorado College, but Michael Parks scored in between those goals. At the end of the first period, North Dakota led, 3-2.
The Tigers led a spirited charge in the second period to take a 6-5 lead at one point, but Kristo had his second goal of the game at 13:11 in the period to tie the game. Gabe Guentzel and Nick Dineen had the first two Colorado College goals in the period, but Rylan Schwartz added the final two, recording a hat-trick in the process. He now has 10 goals on the season.
Nelson scored the game winner against Joe Howe, who came in during the second period to relieve Josh Thorimbert.
The two teams will be back at it on Saturday evening (6:07 p.m. MT).