NCAA DIII Women Weekend Wrap-Up (1/21/19)

NCAA Weekend Recap

Hamilton College

Friday, January 18th

Wesleyan 4-9-0 (1-6-0, NESCAC) – 1
Hamilton 10-4-1 (4-2-1, NESCAC) – 4

Wesleyan got on the board first at 10:29 of the first after a point shot was deflected in front and sneaked between the arm and pad of goaltender Sammy Johnson. Johnson finished with 10 saves and improved to 6-1-0 on the season. Just under four minutes later Jess Haviland poked a loose puck past the Wesleyan goalie tying the game at one.

Andrea Rockey gave the Continentals a lead at 4:29 of the second period on a broken play off a face-off. Jenna Jewell won the face-off forward and Rockey tossed an innocent looking backhand towards the net from the bottom of the circle. The puck deflected off a defender and squeaked by the short-side post and into the back of the net.

Kate Piacenza scored a power-play goal at 12:19 of the third extending the Hamilton lead to 3-1. Nancy Loh had a shot blocked in the slot, but the puck bounced over to Piacenza who was staring at a wide open net. The goal was her fifth of the year, three of which have come with a man advantage.

Jewell finished off her three point night on her first goal of the season with 5:06 left in the game. Taegan Blackwell fired a point shot on net that was knocked down before reaching the goaltender. Jewell found the loose puck and stuffed it into the goal.

BOX SCORE

Saturday, January 19th

Wesleyan 4-9-0 (1-6-0, NESCAC) – 0
Hamilton 10-4-1 (4-2-1, NESCAC) – 0

Saturday’s game was postponed due to weather. It is now being played Tuesday at 6:00pm.

Morrisville State

Tuesday, January 15th

Hamilton 9-4-1 (3-2-1, NESCAC) – 2
Morrisville 9-6-1 (3-2-1, CHC) – 0

Morrisville returned to action to kick off the second half of their season last Tuesday at the IcePlex. After a scoreless first period Hamilton’s Mya Berretta scored a power-play goal to give the Continentals a 1-0 lead. Berretta scored her second of the game at 9:25 of the third to add an insurance marker and ensure the victory for the visitors.

Sidney Molnar made 16 saves to earn the shutout for Hamilton. Karoline Arvik stopped 16 of 18 in net for the Mustangs.

BOX SCORE

Morrisville travels to Neumann to play two non-conference games this weekend with game times being 4:00pm Saturday and 2:00pm Sunday.

Utica College

Friday, January 18th

Utica 12-4-0 (9-2-0, UCHC) – 1
Nazareth 12-3-1 (8-3-0, UCHC) – 3

After nearly 19 minutes of scoreless back and forth hockey, Rebecca Brown put Utica on the board scoring a power-play goal with 1:09 remaining in the first. It was her team leading ninth goal of the year. Unfortunately, the second and third period was all Nazareth. They tied the game at 11:03 of the second and scored to go ahead 37 seconds into the third while on the power-play. An insurance marker was added at 8:48 of the 3rd. Bria Reilly was in net and stopped 22 in the loss.

BOX SCORE

Saturday, January 19th

Utica 12-4-0 (9-2-0, UCHC) – 0
Nazareth 12-3-1 (8-3-0, UCHC) – 0

Postponed due to weather with no reschedule announced as of this posting.

Utica is back at home on Friday and Saturday when they host Stevenson University in two UCHC games. Puck drop is scheduled for 3:00pm both days.

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