Hobart Tops Siena in Shootout

Nate Barry posted his first career hat trick Saturday for the Saints

Feb. 16, 2013

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The nation's longest home win streak no longer belongs to Siena. Hobart bridged the third and fourth quarter with a 7-1 run on its way to an 18-15 win at Siena Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Nate Barry had three goals and two assists to lead the Saints.

It was the highest scoring Division I game played so far this season.

Hobart (1-0) snapped Siena's (0-2) six-game home win streak and avenged a 13-11 season-opening loss to Siena last season in the Carrier Dome.

Alex Love and Cam Stone each scored four goals for the Statesmen.

Siena led 10-9 after Nate Barry slid behind a screen and finished a Conor Prunty feed with 6:45 left in the third. Hobart then reeled off five straight goals to take command.

The highlight of the run was an around-the-world tally by Frank Brown. The dazzling finish capped off a hat track for the Statesmen's talented rookie midfielder.

Hobart extended the advantage to 17-11 on Bud Graham's tally with 6:07 to play. Siena scored four of the game's last five goals but got no closer than the final margin.

The game was played at a frantic pace with the two teams combining for 90 shots.

Hobart led 7-6 at halftime, but Siena had momentum after scoring the final two goals in the second.

The Saints got two goals from Prunty, Danny Martinsen, Ryan Mallon and Hurley.

Matt Sharp saved 10 of Hoabrt's 18 shots on goal. Sharp leads the nation with 33 saves through Siena's two games. Peter Zonino, who led the country in saves last year, had nine stops for the Statesmen.

It was the first time Siena's second year coach John Svec has lost a game at Siena Field. Svec served as an assistant at Hobart from 2009-11.

Siena will look to get in the win column when it hosts Binghamton next Saturday at 1 p.m.