Loss - Thomas McAleer (Taft) - 37/40 - 53:00 - 3 Goals Against
Gunnery - 11-2-1
Taft - 4-5
It was a frigid night in Gunnery's Linen Rink as Gunnery matched up against Taft at 5:00 pm. The game got off to a great start as both teams got familiar with each other with a scoreless first 18 minutes of play.
It wasn't until a few minutes into the second period where the Highlander's capitalized on their first goal by Jimmy Rayhill '20 on the power play. Taft answered back quickly as they scored short handed just a few minutes later. Rayhill then responded with his second goal of the game to put the Highlander's up 2-1 before the second period ended.
Duke Fishman '19 added a third goal halfway through the third period to put Gunnery up 3-1 before David Andrechuyk finished the scoring with an empty net with just 50 seconds left in the game. Gunnery would go on to win the game 4-1 as JP Mella stopped 31 of 32 saves. Robert Cronin notched 3 assists on the day and the Highlanders improve their record to 11-2-1 on the year.
Founded in 1850 by abolitionist, educator, and outdoorsman Frederick Gunn, The Gunnery is a coeducational college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9 through 12/post-graduate. Dedicated teacher-mentor-coaches challenge students to reach their full potential in a home-like setting where character and citizenship are valued as much as intellect and achievement. Individualized attention and high expectations help young learners develop not only the skills and confidence they will need in college, but also the moral compass and love of learning that will serve them well in life. The school attracts ambitious, academically curious students who will both shine as unique individuals and thrive as contributing members of a deeply connected community. By the time they graduate, Gunnery students have become well rounded, grounded young adults with a sharpened sense of who they are and who they want to become.