Cole Schneider recorded a natural hat trick in a 5:02 stretch in the second period.
Miles Winter and Jordan Sims scored for Connecticut.
Miles Winter, Tom Janosz and Cole Schneider tallied goals for UConn.
Freshman Jacob Poe scored the game-winning goal for Connecticut.
Marcello Ranallo notched the game-winning goal in overtime.
#17 Rui Encarnacao
2011-2012 (Sophomore Season): Played in 13 games... Recorded six points on six assists... Registered an assist in three consecutive games played from Oct. 8 - Oct. 18 and Jan. 31 - Feb. 10.
2010-11 (Freshman Season): A member of the AHA All-Academic Team... Appeared in 31 games... Finished the season with four goals and 12 assists for 16 points... Tallied his first collegiate point with an assist at Union (Oct. 28)... Notched his first collegiate goal at Niagara (Dec. 3)... Registered four multipoint games... Notched a four-game point streak with two goals and four assists from Nov. 27 - Dec. 10... Tallied two assists in UConn's 5-3 victory over Mercyhurst in game one of the AHA Quarterfinals (Mar. 11).
Before UConn:Named a Scholar Athlete as a sophomore in high school... Played for the Janesville Jets of the North American Hockey League where he finished first on his team in goals and points with 27 goals and 25 assists for 52 points... Finished in the league's top-20 in goals and points, finishing tied for seventh in goals... The first-ever Janesville Jet to commit to a Division I school... A member of the Honor Roll all-four years of high school.
Personal: Rui Joseph is the son of Rui and AnneMarie Encarnacao... a business major... born July 17, 1990.