Mercyhurst Lakers 1 @ Western Michigan Broncos 5
D Luke Witkowski  , UWM: 0-0-0, E, 1 SOG
Witkowski made his collegiate debut for the Broncos after spending the last two seasons in the USHL. Even as a freshman, the former Fargo Force captain is expected to make an impact on the UWM blueline this season. Witkowski, a native of Holland, Michigan, had six goals and 22 points last year for Fargo, helping them to the USHL Finals.
Notes: Alex Killorn  and Harvard begin their season with an exhibition game October 23. They start their regular season October 30 at Dartmouth ... Matt Marshall  and No.11 Vermont are off until Sunday ... Recent Lightning prospect Justin Courtnall  (BCHL Victoria) made his collegiate debut for Boston University Friday night. He was scoreless, even, and had one shot on goal as the No.2 Terriers lost to unranked UMass 3-2.