HAMILTON – Colgate Women’s Ice Hockey finished off their weekend series against Hockey East opponent No. 14 Vermont Saturday, Oct. 22. The Raiders secured the 3-2 win, improving to 9-0 on the 2022-23 season.
Greg Fargo won his 200th career game at Colgate in the 3-2 win. Fargo holds a career record of 200-134-31 at Colgate.
Danielle Serdachny recorded three points, netting one goal and two assists. Serdachny has 18 points in nine games.
Dara Greig tallied two goals, bringing her career total to 29 goals in 106 career games.
Hannah Murphy collected her fourth win of the season, stopping 14 of 16 shots. Murphy holds a career record of 21-3.
“The most impressive part of our game was how we responded in the third period with our play. We were a determined team and responded by playing the right way the rest of the way” said Head Coach Greg Fargo.
The Raiders struck early in the first period as Greig ripped one past the Catamounts goalie, Kaitlyn O’Donohoe and Serdachny recorded assists on the play.
After a back-and-forth first period, the Raiders scored again, as Greig recorded her second goal of the night off a scrum in front of the net. Kristýna Kaltounková and Serdachny secured assists on the power play goal. The first period ended with the Raiders ahead by a score of 2-0.
Serdachny continued her strong game, firing one over the shoulder of the Catamounts goalie, securing her third point of the night. Vermont closed out the second period by scoring back-to-back goals, bringing the score to 3-2.
The battle raged on throughout the third period as both teams looked to gain the offensive edge. With less than two-minutes to play in the third period, Vermont pulled their goalie, giving them the man-advantage. After an intense minute of play the Raiders walked away with the 3-2 win.
FROM THE SOURCE
Head Coach Greg Fargo
“Our team had to fight for this one tonight. I was really pleased with how we played from the onset of tonight’s game. We were able to start strong and score early and it felt like we were in control. Credit to Vermont for fighting their way back in it. They had us on our heels at the end of the second period.”
The Raiders open up ECAC Hockey conference play next weekend on the road against No. 9 Princeton, Friday, Oct. 28 and No. 7 Quinnipiac, Saturday, Oct. 29. Puck drop is set for 6 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday.