On Saturday the San Jose State Spartans took on CSU-Northridge in an epic battle that went beyond regulation time. Even after an overtime period, the game ended in a 4-4 tie. For kicks, the teams participated in an unofficial shootout which was won by SJSU. The tie marks the second tie of the season for the Spartans.
The scoring was kicked off by CSUN a little over five minutes into the game. Less than two minutes later the game was tied by Spartan Schuyler Krawczuk on an unassisted goal. The score remained 1-1 until the end of the period. The second period scoring was started by SJSU. Less than two minutes into the period forward Luke Schneider ripped a shot past goaltender Vincent Sepe to give the Spartans a 2-1 lead. Northridge tied the game less than five minutes later on a goal by Trevor West. Fortunately, Corey Semmelmayer scored at the 16:31 mark to give the Spartans a 3-2 lead, which they took into the dressing room heading into the final period.
The third period was highlighted by three goals. Two of which were by CSU-Northridge and one by SJSU. The lone goal for San Jose State coming late in the period by defenseman Christian Rendino,which held up until the end of the period, forcing an overtime. With the game knotted up at four apiece, neither side could muster enough offense to end the game and thus, the game ended in a tie.
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