WYOMISSING, Pa. – The Mustangs picked up their first win of the 2021-2022 season on Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 road win against the Alvernia University Golden Wolves.
- Final Score: Morrisville 3, Alvernia 1
- Location: Wyomissing, Pa.
- Records: Morrisville 1-1-0 (0-0-0 NEWHL), Alvernia 0-1-0 (0-0-0 UCHC)
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- Rhys Brown (Kemptville, Ont.) picked up right where she left off last night, putting away her third goal of the season in the 12th minute of play of the first period to give the Mustangs the 1-0 advantage. Kate Mabey (Guelph, Ont.) notched an assist on the play.
- Morrisville held their one goal lead through the rest of the first period and throughout a second period that saw the Mustangs and the Golden Wolves match each other shot for shot with 8 a piece during the middle twenty minutes.
- Brown broke through once again for an unassisted tally at the 11:51 mark in the third to give Morrisville a 2-0 lead.
- Just under a minute later, Alana Palameta (Windsor, Ont.) notched her first goal of the season off of a feed from Logyn Nyitrai (Acton, Ont.) to give Morrisville a three goal cushion headed into the waning minutes of the contest.
- The cushion was needed as Alvernia capitalized on a Morrisville penalty in the 14th minute of the third, bringing the score to 3-1 in favor of the Mustangs.
- However, that lone goal was the only blemish on the Morrisville score sheet as they closed out the first win of their season.
- Elizabeth Timby (Getzville, N.Y.) picked up her first career win between the pipes, turning away 21 shots over sixty minutes of work.
NEXT UP FOR THE MUSTANGS
The Mustangs will waste no time in getting into the thick of conference action as they travel to SUNY Potsdam on Friday, November 5 for a 3 PM puck drop against the Bears in the Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL) season opener.
SUNY Morrisville’s curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2020 issue and was among the top 10 performers for social mobility, and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2020 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about SUNY Morrisville, visit www.morrisville.edu.