MEQUON, Wis. – The Falcons fell to 1-1-0 on the year with an 8-3 loss to the Tommies of St. Thomas on Saturday afternoon.
The Purple and White struck first on Saturday with two goals in the first seven minutes.
Freshman Brandon Picard (Montreal, Que.) scored his first collegiate goal off a pass from freshman Lucas Hefty (Oregon, Wis.). His goal made stuffed animals fly on to the ice for the Teddy Bear Toss with the stuffed animals going to local children.
A power-play goal from junior Nick Guerra (Victoria, B.C.) snapped a 3-0 St. Thomas run.
The Tommies added two more goals in the third period.
St. Thomas outshot CUW on Saturday, 43-33. Junior Cole Pickup (Victoria, B.C.) led CUW with seven shots.
The Blue and White look to bounce back on Friday as they open NCHA play at St. Scholastica.