Kentucky Roars Back, Beats Georgia 6-4

Kentucky Roars Back, Beats Georgia 6-4

By: Tyler Farmer


On the heels of a critical non-conference win last weekend against South Florida, the Ice Dawgs returned to the ice Saturday night at Kentucky. The atmosphere in Lexington was unlike any Georgia had experienced so far this season, because Kentucky’s home games are at midnight. In a game with four ties and three lead changes, Kentucky secured the victory late in the third period.

In the scoring summary below, the time listed is the time remaining in the respective period at the time of the goal. Georgia goals are in bold.


First Period

17:24- Goal scored by Alex Carey

Assisted by- Zach Flasch and Carter Penzien


14:12- Beck Schultz (unassisted)


5:59- Christopher Santa Maria

Assisted by- Flasch


End of Period: 2-1 Ice Dawgs


Second Period

11:02- Brandon Spindlow

Assisted by- Max Proctor and Jimmy Kasch


5:09- Kasch

Assisted by- Jake Patneau and Cory Day


0:55- Penzien

Assisted by- Cam Gilmore

End of Period: 3-3


Third Period


16:10- Power-play goal (tripping) scored by Ryan Duffy

Assisted by- Aaron Bickle and Schultz


11:10- Santa Maria

Assisted by- Tanner Woodson and David Spielberger


10:28- Jordan Shannon

Assisted by- Schultz


0:39- Schultz

Assisted by- Shannon


Final: 6-4 Kentucky


While the regular season finale did not go as planned, the Ice Dawgs will need to respond quickly with the SEC Tournament coming up this weekend. Coming in to the tournament as the #1 seed, the Ice Dawgs will look to “three-peat” as SEC champs.


Three Stars

  1. Christopher Santa Maria: 2 goals
  2. Carter Penzien: 1 goal, 1 assist
  3. Zach Flasch: 2 assists