Pregame: Merrimack vs. Brown
NORTH ANDOVER — Merrimack will take on Brown tonight at 7 p.m. The Warriors are coming off a 3-3 tie with Yale last night at Lawler Arena. Brown last played on Tuesday night, when it fell 3-0 to UMass on the road.
Up front, Nikita Borodayenko and Hugo Esselin will be inserted into the lineup tonight in place of Mac Welsher and Tyler Young.
Defensively, Trevor Griebel will be back in the lineup in the place of Adam Arvedson.
Hugo Ollas is the projected starter for the Warriors if the team sticks with its goalie rotation. Zachary Borgiel started last night’s game.
Merrimack (14-5-1): Ranked No. 8 in the Pairwise
Brown (4-10-2): Ranked No. 45 in the Pairwise
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7 Ottoville Leppanen — 21 Matt Copponi — 19 Alex Jefferies
18 Ben Brar — 13 Will Calverley — 28 Filip Forsmark
9 Ryan Leibold — 16 Tristan Crozier — 12 Jordan Seyfert
24 Nikita Borodayenko — 10 Mark Hillier — Hugo Esselin
11 Mick Messner
4 Mike Brown — 3 Zach Bookman
20 Slava Demin — 2 Christian Felton
5 Trevor Griebel — 26 Ivan Zivlak
1 Hugo Ollas (projected starter based on rotation)
29 Zachary Borgiel
30 Steven Bacovsky