Saturday, January 9, 2021
#10 Quinnipiac (3-1-0) – 0
#5 Colgate (5-1-1) – 4
The #5 Colgate women’s hockey team received two goals from Noemi Neubauerova and Kayle Osbrone stopped 21 shots to earn her first shutout in a 4-0 victory over Quinnipiac.
The game was scoreless throughout the first period despite each team having multiple opportunities. After killing off a 5-on-3, the Raiders broke the 0-0 tie at 15:11 of the second period. Taylor Kirwan moved the puck from the defensive zone up to Neubauerova in the neural zone. She skated the puck into the zone before putting a shot on net that trickled through the Quinnipiac goaltender and into the net.
With help from Kirwan and Gates down low, Nemo makes it happen! pic.twitter.com/xAsN6SzMId— Colgate Women’s Hockey (@ColgateWIH) January 9, 2021
Colgate put the game out of reach scoring 2 goals in less than 2 minutes in the third period. The first goal came off a pass from Kaitlyn O’Donohoe to Danielle Serdachny who buried it from the crease. Not even two minutes later, Neubauerova scored her second of goal of the game giving the Raiders a commanding 3-0 lead.
The fourth goal of the game was an empty netter by sophomore Darcie Lappan. It was her first of the season.
Sunday, January 10, 2021
#10 Quinnipiac (3-2-0) – 1
#5 Colgate (6-1-1) – 4
The Raiders completed the sweep of #10 Quinnipiac with a 4-1 victory Sunday evening in Hamilton. Serdachny recorded her first multi-point game of the season to help lead her team to the win.
A Quinnipiac penalty handed the Raiders an early power-play opportunity and the home team took advantage. Rosy Demers got assists from Sydney Bard and Delani MacKay to score midway through the first period for the 1-0 lead.
With assists from Sydney Bard and Delani MacKay, Colgate takes an early 1-0 lead! pic.twitter.com/sTjypQAzGz— Colgate Women’s Hockey (@ColgateWIH) January 10, 2021
Colgate came out flying in the second period and dominated the period offensively. Serdachny potted a power-play goal off a pass from Kalty Kaltounkova to extend the lead to 2-0. Lappan picked up her second goal of the weekend in the final minutes of the period giving the Raiders a 3-0 lead with 20 minutes to go.
Quinnipiac upped the pressure in the third and was able to capitalize on a power-play opportunity of their own. The Bobcats pulled their goalie with approximately three minutes remaining in the game. This allowed Serdachny to scored a empty net goal giving the Raiders a 4-1 win. Osborne picked up another 21 saves in the win.
Colgate is back on the ice Saturday for the start of a home and home against Clarkson. Puck drop is scheduled for 4:00pm.