‘Cuse Closes Season in NCAA Regional Semifinal


Syracuse lost to Quinnipiac, 4-0, in the 2022 NCAA Regional Semifinal on Thursday in Columbus, Ohio. Syracuse, which won the College Hockey America regular season and tournament titles for the first time in program history, closes the season with a 15-11-6 overall record and 11-4-1 in the CHA.

After neither team scored in the first period, Quinnipiac (26-9-3 overall, 15-7 ECAC) took a 2-0 lead in the second period and scored two more in the third. Bobcat Taylor House tallied the first goal of the game with 8:34 remaining in the second and Sadie Peart recorded the second score with 4:01 left in the period. In the third period, Jess Schryver and made the score 3-0 with 17:43 left in regulation and then Adzija, Lexie scored an empty net goal with 12.3 seconds remaining for the final score.

Syracuse closed the season winning nine of its last 13 games. The Orange secured the program’s second NCAA Tournament appearance with a 3-2 overtime victory against Mercyhurst in the College Hockey America Championship on February 26th. Syracuse also won the program’s first College Hockey America regular season championship.

Of Note in 2021-22

  • Senior Abby Moloughney, Syracuse’s leading scorer with 17 goals and 15 assists this season, set the Syracuse career record for games with three or more points (10) and multi-point games (29). Her 17 goals and 32 points this season top the record lists for a senior at Syracuse. She became the fourth member of Syracuse’s 100 Point Club and ranks fourth on the Orange career scoring record list.
  • Graduate student Jessica DiGirloamo closed her Orange tenure owning the Syracuse career records for goals (33), assists (62) and points (95) by a defenseman.
  • Senior Lauren Bellefontaine set the Syracuse career faceoff wins with 1,464, including 408 this season. Her .539 career win percentage is fourth on the Syracuse record list.
  • Senior goaltender Arielle DeSmet closed the season with 775 saves, which ranks second on Syracuse’s single-season record list.
  • The Orange played 12 overtime games this season, posting a 4-2-6 record in those contests.

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Orange alumni, fans and friends are invited to share in a year-long celebration of 50 years of Syracuse University women’s athletics. Events and special recognition of all female student-athletes who have donned the Block S to represent Syracuse University and the Athletics Department since 1971-72 will be held throughout the 2021-22 seasons. As we celebrate this history, we acknowledge those who have gone before us to set the standard we strive to achieve today so we can pave the way for the future. We reflect on the history of women in sport, admire their sacrifices, recognize their contributions and accomplishments, and honor their legacy.

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