SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - Lake Superior State was defeated in the if-ncessary game 7-0 by Bowling Green Sunday at the Taffy Abel Arena.
The Lakers finished their season 17-21-1 overall and 11-16-1-1 in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. Bowling Green (15-19-5 overall, 10-15-3-1 CCHA) moved onto the Second Round of CCHA Playoffs March 15-17.
The Falcons took a 2-0 lead at the end of the first period. Dan DeSalvo tallied the game-winning goal at 1:58 of the first for the Falcons. DeSalvo finished the game with two goals and one assist against the Lakers.
At the halfway mark of the second period BGSU had a 4-0 lead including a short-handed marker at 10:11. In the third Bowling Green found the back of the net three times, notching power-play and an empty-net goals.
The Lakers were 0-for-4 on the power play and held BGSU to 1-for-6.
Junior netminder Kevin Kapalka (7-9-1) suffered the loss for LSSU making 26 saves. Andrew Hammond recorded the shutout with 23 saves for the Falcons.