March 8, 2008
Denver, CO - Brown traveled to west to face Denver and former Brown standout Jamie Munro `89, the head coach of the Pioneers, in the opening round of the Pioneer Face-Off Classic. Denver rallied from a 5-4 halftime deficit to defeat the Bears, 11-8.
Brown and Denver were tied 2-2 after one quarter, but the Pioneers grabbed a 3-2 lead early in the second quarter. Walsh and Feinberg gave the Bears a 4-3 lead, before Denver knotted the score, 4-4, with 3:26 left in the quarter.
Denver broke the game open with six straight goals, three in the third quarter and the first three of the fourth quarter, to build a 10-4 advantage. A late goal by Walsh and two by Muldoon closed out the Brown scoring.
The Bears won't have a lot of rest in the high altitude, playing Air Force in the second round of the tournament on Sunday, beginning at 11:00 a.m. MST.