LAKE FOREST, Ill.--Troy Nelson led all scorers with three points and George Argiropoulos posted the shutout with a 19-save performance as Lake Forest blanked visiting Adrian 6-0 in Northern Collegiate Hockey Association men's hockey action on Friday.
= Final Score: Lake Forest College 6, Adrian College 0
= Location: Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse; Lake Forest, Ill.
= Records: Lake Forest Foresters 7-5-4 overall (5-2-2 NCHA South Division), Adrian Bulldogs 10-5-1 (5-3-1 NCHA South Division)
= National Rankings: Adrian--#7 United States College Hockey Online (180 points) and #6 D3hockey.com (201) polls
= Freshman Tymen Edelkoort made his first career collegiate start in goal, making 14 saves.
= Nelson finished with a goal and two assists.
= Mark DerManulian scored a pair of goals.
= Josh Giacomin (plus-4) and Ryan Kruss also posted multi-point games with a goal and assist each.
= Drew Cleereman led LFC in the face-off circle at 9-for-14.
HOW IT HAPPENED
= Lake Forest got all the scoring it would need 2 minutes and 23 seconds after the opening face-off when Will Lebel intercepted a failed Adrian clearing pass out of its zone between the circles and shot the puck between Edelkoort's pads.
= Nelson made it 2-0 with the first of two Forester shorthanded goals at 15:31 of the second period.
= Lake Forest added four insurance goals--including an empty-net, shorthanded tally and power-play marker--in the third.
BEYOND THE BOX SCORE
= Lake Forest defeated Adrian for the first time in 28 tries with Bulldogs holding a 26-1-1 all-time series lead.
= Tonight marked the first time since Jan. 23, 2015 at Finlandia University (3-0) that the Bulldogs were shut out and was the worst loss since St. Norbert won 11-1 at home on Jan. 31, 2014.
= Adrian remains in the Land of Lincoln on Saturday when it travels to NCHA foe Aurora University for an opening puckdrop of 3:50 p.m. Eastern.
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