UW Hockey Club Sweeps UC

February 4, 2008

The University of Wyoming club hockey team improved to 9-7 this season with a pair of victories over the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs last weekend.

The Cowboys beat the Mountain Lions 4-1 Friday night at the Taco John's Events Center in Cheyenne, then romped to a 10-2 win Saturday night at the Laramie Community Ice Arena.

Senior forwards Graham Barrett (Colorado Springs, Colo.), Tad Bernet (Katy, Texas) and Jesse Gefroh (Douglas), junior forward Cody Leeper (Bondurant) and freshman forward Erik Blomberg (Parker, Colo.) netted two goals apiece to power UW's offense in the weekend sweep.

Senior forward Will Alpsteg (Kearney, Neb.), senior defenseman Gabe Dunbar (Casper) and junior defenseman Elliott Bauder (Douglas) added goals in the Cowboys' triumph in Laramie.

Junior forward David Wells (Rock Springs) broke a 1-1 tie in Friday's contest at Cheyenne with his second tally of the season.

UW plays a home-and-home series against Colorado School of Mines this weekend. The teams meet at 7 p.m. Friday in Golden, Colo., and Saturday in Cheyenne.

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