Berrafato made a career high 45 saves in the season opener.
INSIDE THE NUMBERS:
Mercyhurst outshot Holy Cross, 46-32. In the first period the Crusaders held the advantage (12-9) but Mercyhurst recorded 18 shots in the final two periods. Yet, in the overtime period, Holy Cross outshot Mercyhurst, 3-1).
The Crusaders were sent to the penalty box four times, to Mercyhurst’s three. Neither team converted on the powerplay.
The Crusaders won 63% of faceoffs, led by Ryan Ferrill who won 74% (20-27).
Holy Cross blocked 15 shots to Mercyhurst’s nine.
The Crusaders will continue the weekend series with the Lakers at the Hart Center on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 7:05 p.m.
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