UNO Scores Five in the 3rd Period for Comeback Win

Posted at 9:32 PM, Dec 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-31 22:32:50-05

Looking for the weekend sweep of Lake Superior State on New Year's Eve, Omaha scored five goals, all in the third period. to come back and beat the Lakers, 5-3 at Baxter Arena on Saturday afternoon.

It was the second five-goal third period of the season for the Mavericks who won their second straight to improve to 11-6-3 overall.

Trailing 2-0 entering the third, UNO finally got on the board when David Pope snapped home a pass from Luc Snuggerud. The Lakers retook the lead briefly with under 11 minutes left, but the Mavericks rallied to get the 5-3 victory.

Omaha stays at home next weekend for a series against North Dakota.