Cyclones swept by Eagles

Nash Vanbibber

 A win was nowhere to be found for Cyclone hockey this weekend.

The Iowa State Cyclones faced the Lindenwood Eagles and were swept 2-1, 5-2.

The Cyclones struggled offensively all weekend, during the first game the Cyclones had no goals and no penalties. The second period was also scoreless, the offense was stuck in a rut. It took the final four minutes for a score to be produced, Eagles Joe Molfetta got the go-ahead game winner for the Eagles. Each time these two teams meet the games have been decided by one goal (3-2,2-1).

The second meeting between these two teams was not kind to the Cyclones. The Cyclones were defeated 5-2. In the first period the Cyclones could not answer the Eagles offensively, The Eagles led 1-0 at the end of the first.

During the second period the Eagles had two quick scores to put the Eagles ahead by one. At the end of the second period another goal was scored, 3-1 all Eagles.

In the third and final period the Eagles were able to push to the Cyclones net with just under eight minutes left to play in regulation, the Eagles pushed in two goals.

The Cyclones were dominated by the Eagles 5-2.

The Cyclones hopes of making the playoffs are dim, but the team still has a spark and believes that they can make the push for the National Championship.

The Cyclones are set to face Ohio University in Ames on February 14th and 15th, the puck is set to drop at 7:30 p.m. on both nights.