McQuaid scored twice within the first six minutes of the game thanks to tallies from Jimmy Lockamyeir and Tyler Dellina. Aquinas pulled a goal back later in the period on a blast from Matt Wisotzke near the blue line.
The Knights scored twice in the second period with goals from Jack Dugan and Tyler Gokey to take a 4-1 lead into the 3rd period.
Aquinas made things interesting in the 3rd when Elliot Clemens made it 4-2 midway through the period. Justin Allen scored with 20 seconds remaining but it wasn't enough for the Little Irish.
McQuaid moves to 14-1-1 with the win, Aquinas falls to 13-2-2.
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