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UW-River Falls senior captain Sean Roadhouse (14) can't get the puck past Finlandia goalie Cedrik LeFrance in the first period of the Falcons' season opener against the Lions Friday night at Hunt Arena. Bob Burrows photo

UW-RF skaters pitch pair of shutouts

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Sophomore goaltender Scott Lewan was perfect and eight different Falcons accounted for 10 goals as the UW-River Falls men's hockey team opened the 2011-12 season by sweeping Finlandia, 4-0 and 6-0, last weekend at Hunt Arena.


Lewan made 16 saves Friday night and 21 more Saturday to post his fourth and fifth career shutouts. Seniors Sean Roadhouse and Geoff Shewmake tallied goals each night as the Falcons moved to 2-0-0.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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