ERIE, PA -- The Air Force hockey team lost to Mercyhurst 5-2 on Friday night. The Falcons fall to 0-7-1 this season.
Brandon Koch opened the scoring with an early goal at 2:51 to give the Falcons a 1-0 lead.
Blake Bride added a second period goal to push the lead to 2-0, but the Lakers scored five straight goals to put the game away.
The two game series will conclude on Saturday, January 9th.