Balanced effort sends No. 10 DU past Oberlin
The 10th ranked Denison Big Red improved to 3-0 in North Coast Athletic Conference play and 7-1 overall following a 13-2 victory over Oberlin College on Tuesday evening.
After taking a 7-1 lead into the third quarter, Couture, Smith and Kyle Brown all scored goals within the first four minutes of the second half, pushing the Big Red's lead to 10-1.
Rounding out the scoring for Denison was Brown who finished with two goals. Current NCAC Player of the Week, Emmett Jones, added one goal and three assists. First-year Chapin Speidel also posted three assists and Mikey Soumekh had two helpers.
DU outshot Oberlin 49-16 but were just 8-for-10 at the face-off X.
The Big Red will return to action on Saturday (April 9) when they travel to St. Vincent for a 3 p.m. contest.