ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – Alec Butcher scored twice for Alaska Anchorage in a 4-2 loss to Northern Michigan Friday.

NMU got off to a quick start with a goal by Luke Voltin 1:36 into the game.

The Wildcat lead grew to 2-0 after a goal by Zach Diamantoni at 14:41 of the second period.

Alec Butcher opened the scoring in the third period with his first goal of the evening at 15:48. Butcher tapped in a pass on the backdoor from Jordan Xavier. Jarrett Brown also recorded an assist on the goal.

Troy Loggins netted his 13th goal of the season for Northern Michigan at 18:03.

Butcher and Xavier connected for the Seawolves second goal of the evening thanks to an extra attacker with 11 seconds remaining.

Adam Rockwood concluded the scoring with an empty-net goal for NMU with one second remaining.

Northern Michigan led 30-20 in shots. UAA finished 1-for-5 on the man-advantage and NMU was 0-2.

Olivier Mantha finished with 26 saves for UAA.

Alaska Anchorage and Northern Michigan will close the season series Saturday.