No. 6 women’s hockey breaks team record with 17th win this season


NEW LONDON, Conn. – Hamilton College’s Hyla Mosher ’23 figured in both goals and the Continentals pulled out a 2-1 NESCAC win against the Connecticut College Camels at Conn. College’s Dayton Arena on Saturday afternoon.


Season Update

Nationally ranked No. 6 Hamilton (17-3-2, 11-2-1 NESCAC) set the team record for wins in a season as the Continentals swept the weekend series against the ranked Camels. Hamilton is unbeaten in its last nine games. No. 15 Conn. College (12-9-1, 6-7-1) lost 3-1 against the Continentals on Friday.


How It Happened

Nancy Loh ’23 scored the game-winner with 8:14 left in the third period right after Mosher won a faceoff. Evie Sheridan ’26 made five saves for Hamilton in the last five minutes. The Camels pulled their goaltender for an extra skater with 2:17 remaining but didn’t get the equalizer. The Continentals had two players go to the penalty box within 55 seconds midway through the first period. Conn. College took advantage of its 5-on-3 power play by scoring with 6:58 to go. After a shot by Kylie McCarthy missed the net, Melanie Conca tallied her 14th goal. Caroline O’Keefe also picked up an assist as the Camels took a 1-0 lead. Hamilton put five shots on net during a power play that started late in the first period and ended early in the second, but didn’t score. The Camels received their third power play with 1:26 left in the second period, but it turned out to be a break for the Continentals. Sheridan stopped three shots before Hamilton got its chance. Maura Holden ’23 took a shot that was saved by Abby Wieczorek and Mosher pounced on the rebound for a short-handed goal that tied the score with 12 seconds remaining.  


Sheridan finished with 19 saves. She has a 1.21 goals against average and .950 save percentage in 14 starts. Loh is fifth on the team’s all-time list with 51 career goals. She leads the conference with 16 goals and is tied for fifth with 20 points. Mosher, who has 17 points this season on seven goals and 10 assists, has three multi-point games in the last five. Holden collected her sixth point this season. Abby Kuhns ’23 blocked three shots. Bobbi Roca ’24 registered 11 of the Continentals’ 26 faceoff wins. Wieczorek made 12 of her 23 saves in the first period. Conn. College was 1-for-3 on the power play while Hamilton was 0-for-2. The Continentals have allowed more than one goal just once in their last 13 games.  

Next Game

Hamilton hosts Middlebury College (14-5-3, 9-3-2) on Friday, Feb. 17 for the start of a big NESCAC weekend series at 7 p.m.


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