WATCH: Jim Montgomery talks loss to Merrimack, knocking off the holiday rust

The #2 University of Denver Pioneers lost their second straight game last night 3-2 against Merrimack. The loss came after a ten-day holiday layoff. The Pioneers looked disorganized and chaotic at times band they couldn’t buy a goal against the Warriors. Whether it was rust or something deeper and more troubling, it was a rough way to start the second half of the season for a team with national title aspirations.

Jim Montgomery stopped short of taking his team to task after last night’s loss as he chalked the loss up to holiday break rust. Watch his postgame media scrum below: