GEORGETOWN, Texas - Southwestern never trailed until Whittier closed the game on a 4-0 run and scored the game-winning goal with 3.7 seconds left, handing the Pirates their third loss of the season.
Southwestern led by two at halftime, 6-4, and held a three goal advantage with nine and a half minutes remaining.
SU's tenth goal of the game, third by Kai Knight-Turcan, with 9:23 to play in the fourth quarter would be their last as the offense went eerily quiet. Whittier won five straight faceoffs as the Pirates were held without a shot in the last nine minutes.
Southwestern (4-3) remains at home to face Northwestern-MN (0-2) on Tuesday night. First faceoff is set for 7 pm.