Friday, March 23, 2007
Michigan State (MSU) vs Boston University (BU)
Non-Conference Game
NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal (Grand Rapids, MI)

Final Score: Michigan State 5, Boston University 1
New Records: Michigan State 23-13-3, Boston University 20-10-9

Recap

Referee: Jon Campion
Assistant Referees: C.J. Beaurline, Dan Carey
Attendance: 5201
Start Time: 10:05 pm  End Time: 12:31 am  Total Time: 2:26



 Score By Periods  1st 2nd 3rd Final   Power Plays
 Michigan State  1 3 1 5    Michigan State  1 / 7 (.143) 
 Boston University  1 0 0 1    Boston University  0 / 6 (.000) 
 
 Shots On Goal  1st 2nd 3rd Total   Penalties/Minutes SHGF 
 Michigan State  9 11 6 26    Michigan State  8 / 16 0 
 Boston University  11 13 4 28    Boston University  10 / 42 0 



Michigan State Lineup
LW 11 Bryan Lerg  0-1-1  2/E   C 19 Chris Mueller  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 25 Jim McKenzie  0-0-0  1/E
LW 10 Tim Kennedy  1-1-2  5/+1   C 9 Justin Abdelkader  0-0-0  2/+1   RW 40 Tim Crowder  2-0-2  2/+2
LW 24 Matt Schepke  0-0-0  3/+1   C 22 Nick Sucharski  0-1-1  0/+2   RW 17 Jay Sprague  1-0-1  2/+1
LW 20 Chris Lawrence  0-0-0  0/-1   C 14 Zak McClellan  0-0-0  0/-1   XD 44 Mike Ratchuk  0-0-0  1/-1
LD 4 Ethan Graham  0-1-1  3/+2   RD 15 Jeff Dunne  0-1-1  2/+2   G 1 Jeff Lerg  0-0-0  0
LD 6 Brandon Gentile  0-0-0  0/E   RD 3 Chris Snavely  0-0-0  1/E   G 35 Bobby Jarosz  0-0-0  0
LD 16 Tyler Howells  0-2-2  0/+3   RD 28 Daniel Vukovic  1-0-1  1/+1  
 
Boston University Lineup
LW 16 Pete MacArthur  0-0-0  2/E   C 10 Chris Higgins  0-0-0  6/E   RW 18 Brandon Yip  0-0-0  0/E
LW 6 Kenny Roche  0-0-0  2/-4   C 22 Jason Lawrence  0-0-0  2/-3   RW 27 Bryan Ewing  0-0-0  1/-3
LW 14 Zach Cohen  0-0-0  0/+1   C 26 Luke Popko  0-1-1  1/+1   RW 9 Ryan Weston  1-0-1  4/+1
LW 28 Brian McGuirk  0-0-0  1/E   C 15 John McCarthy  0-0-0  2/E   RW 19 Dan McGoff  0-0-0  2/E
LD 4 Sean Sullivan  0-0-0  0/E   RD 97 Matt Gilroy  0-1-1  2/E   G 29 Karson Gillespie  0-0-0  0
LD 7 Brian Strait  0-0-0  1/-3   RD 3 Kevin Schaeffer  0-0-0  1/-2   G 31 Brett Bennett  0-0-0  0
LD 21 Thomas Morrow  0-0-0  1/E   RD 2 Eric Gryba  0-0-0  0/-2   G 36 John Curry  0-0-0  0



 Goals  Scoring/Penalties   Time 

 1st Period (20:00) 
 BU  1 - 6x6  Ryan Weston (2) (Matt Gilroy, Luke Popko) 6:05 
 BU (+): 9,97,26,4,14,G36   MSU (-): 14,11,20,28,44,G1
 BU-1 Kevin Schaeffer (2-Elbowing) MSU 0x1 8:37 
 MSU-1 Nick Sucharski (2-Holding the Stick) BU 0x1 9:57 
 MSU-2 Brandon Gentile (2-Roughing) 12:09 
 BU-2 Bryan Ewing (2-Roughing) 12:09 
 BU-3 Brian Strait (2-Hooking) MSU 1x2 12:42 
 MSU  1 - 5x4 PP  Tim Kennedy (16) (unassisted) 12:51 
 MSU: 10,40,44,9,G1   BU: 21,2,15,G36
 BU-4 Eric Gryba (2-Cross-Checking) MSU 1x3 17:45 

 2nd Period (20:00) 
 MSU  2 - 6x6  GW  Tim Crowder (13) (Tim Kennedy, Tyler Howells) 1:11 
 MSU (+): 40,10,16,28,9,G1   BU (-): 6,2,7,22,3,G36
 MSU  3 - 6x6  Jay Sprague (3) (Ethan Graham, Nick Sucharski) 5:22 
 MSU (+): 17,4,22,15,24,G1   BU (-): 6,27,97,4,22,G36
 BU-5 Eric Gryba (2-Checking from Behind) MSU 1x4 10:33 
 MSU-3 Matt Schepke (2-Obstruction Hooking) 13:42 
 BU-6 Thomas Morrow (5-Checking from Behind) (Served by Zach Cohen) MSU 1x5 13:42 
 BU-7 Thomas Morrow (10-Game Misconduct) 13:42 
 MSU-4 Justin Abdelkader (2-Hooking) BU 0x2 14:48 
 MSU-5 Jim McKenzie (2-Obstruction Hooking) BU 0x3 17:07 
 MSU  4 - 5x5  Daniel Vukovic (7) (Bryan Lerg, Chris Mueller) 17:19 
 MSU (+): 28,11,16,19,G1   BU (-): 27,6,3,7,G36
 MSU-6 Tim Kennedy (2-Tripping) BU 0x4 18:23 

 3rd Period (20:00) 
 MSU-7 Jim McKenzie (2-Hooking) BU 0x5 1:02 
 BU-8 Sean Sullivan (2-Hooking) MSU 1x6 5:56 
 MSU  5 - 6x6  Tim Crowder (14) (Jeff Dunne, Tyler Howells) 8:04 
 MSU (+): 40,16,15,22,4,G1   BU (-): 27,7,6,2,22,G36
 BU-9 Luke Popko (5-Spearing) (Served by Zach Cohen) MSU 1x7 12:29 
 BU-10 Luke Popko (10-Game Misconduct) 12:29 
 MSU-8 Tim Crowder (2-Hooking) BU 0x6 15:54 

 End of Game 



 Michigan State Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 Jeff Lerg (W, 23-13-3)  10 13 4 27 60:00 1
 
 Boston University Goaltending  1st 2nd 3rd Total Minutes GA
 John Curry (L, 17-10-8)  8 8 5 21 60:00 5

Michigan State (MSU) vs Boston University (BU)
Date: Friday, March 23, 2007
Non-Conference Game
NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal (Grand Rapids, MI)
Attendance: 5201
Start Time: 10:05 pm  End Time: 12:31 am  Total Time: 2:26

Scoring by Period - MSU 1-3-1=5; BU 1-0-0=1

1st Period
Scoring - 1, BU Ryan Weston/2 (Matt Gilroy/17, Luke Popko/6) 6:05
2, MSU Tim Kennedy/16 12:51 (PP)
Penalties - Kevin Schaeffer, BU (Elbowing) 8:37; Nick Sucharski, MSU (Holding the Stick) 9:57; Brandon Gentile, MSU (Roughing) 12:09; Bryan Ewing, BU (Roughing) 12:09; Brian Strait, BU (Hooking) 12:42; Eric Gryba, BU (Cross-Checking) 17:45

2nd Period
Scoring - 3, MSU Tim Crowder/13 (Tim Kennedy/23, Tyler Howells/20) 1:11 (GW)
4, MSU Jay Sprague/3 (Ethan Graham/11, Nick Sucharski/15) 5:22
5, MSU Daniel Vukovic/7 (Bryan Lerg/13, Chris Mueller/15) 17:19
Penalties - Eric Gryba, BU (Checking from Behind) 10:33; Matt Schepke, MSU (Obstruction Hooking) 13:42; Thomas Morrow, BU (5-Checking from Behind) 13:42; Thomas Morrow, BU (10-Game Misconduct) 13:42; Justin Abdelkader, MSU (Hooking) 14:48; Jim McKenzie, MSU (Obstruction Hooking) 17:07; Tim Kennedy, MSU (Tripping) 18:23

3rd Period
Scoring - 6, MSU Tim Crowder/14 (Jeff Dunne/10, Tyler Howells/21) 8:04
Penalties - Jim McKenzie, MSU (Hooking) 1:02; Sean Sullivan, BU (Hooking) 5:56; Luke Popko, BU (5-Spearing) 12:29; Luke Popko, BU (10-Game Misconduct) 12:29; Tim Crowder, MSU (Hooking) 15:54

Michigan State Goaltending - Jeff Lerg (60:00, 28 shots, 27 saves, 1 GA)

Boston University Goaltending - John Curry (60:00, 26 shots, 21 saves, 5 GA)

Win - Jeff Lerg, MSU (23-13-3). Loss - John Curry, BU (17-10-8).

Shots On Goal - MSU 9-11-6=26; BU 11-13-4=28

Power Plays - MSU 1 of 7; BU 0 of 6

Penalties - MSU 8 (16 min); BU 10 (42 min)

Referee: Jon Campion  Assistant Referees: C.J. Beaurline, Dan Carey