The AJHL Rookie of the Year joins a Minutemen club undergoing major roster turnover.
Despite 35 saves from goaltender Ryan Wischow, the Minutemen dropped a defensive struggle at Mullins Center Saturday night.
Late goal by UVM forward Matt Alvaro sinks the Minutemen.
UMass football dropped its third consecutive game, while Minutemen hockey opened the Greg Carvel era with a weekend split against Colorado College.
The Minutemen shutout Colorado College 3-0 triumph in their season opener.