Jacks skate circles around Iowa State University Cyclones

Brian Kimmes

Brian Kimmes

The men’s hockey club continued their winning ways, notching victories on Jan. 26 and 27 over the Iowa State University junior varsity team, bringing the Jackrabbits’ record to 13-5-1.

In Friday night’s contest, the Jacks won 5-2. Mike Schaub, who played both forward and defense for the Jacks during the game, scored two goals to lead the offense. Roy Sando added a goal and an assist.

The Jacks struggled with penalties, but those did not hurt the Jacks too badly. Both Mike Milkanin and Sando were ejected during the game for fighting, but their absence allowed other guys to step forward, said senior forward Jake Gustafson.

Gustafson said, “The penalties didn’t end up hurting us, but there are some little things that we still need to get drilled into our heads.”

Head Coach Nate Bofenkamp didn’t mind the fighting that occurred, but acknowledged his team needs to work on staying out of the penalty box.

“Fighting is a part of hockey and the fans love it,” he said.

Brad VanSanten manned the net for the Jacks, picking up the win while stopping 27 shots.

“VanSanten in net had a superb game,” Gustafson said.

Saturday night ended the same way, with a Jacks win, 6-2.

“We came out and put together a good game, keeping ourselves in the position to win,” Gustafson said.

Sean Franklin led the offense during the game, scoring two goals, while his usual linemen missed the game due to injuries and suspensions.

Andrew Schmidt scored his first goal of the season for the Jacks.

Dan Ingemansen took his turn as goalie during the second contest, stopping 32 shots in the victory.

“Ingemansen equaled VanSanten from the night before in the net and provided us with the backstop we needed,” Gustafson said.

Overall, Gustafson was pleased with the team’s performance.

“Coming off of the St. Cloud weekend, a lot of people were banged up and