Game Details: Friday, January 21st, 7 PM Syracuse, N.Y. and Saturday, January 22nd, 3 PM, Rochester, N.Y.
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Syracuse returns to the ice for a home-and-home series against RIT on Friday and Saturday. The Orange will host the Tigers at 7 p.m. on Friday, their first game back in Tennity Ice Pavilion since December 11th. Syracuse leads the series, 24-11-4, and won the first two meetings this season. Freshman Sarah Marchand scored the game-winner in overtime to give the Orange a 3-2 victory in the first game and seven different players scored in Syracuse’s 7-0 victory at RIT in the second game.
Admission to Orange ice hockey games is free. All fans attending must adhere to Syracuse University’s COVID-19 policy, which can be found here. Fans can watch Friday’s game free on Cuse.com and Saturday’s game on StretchTV.
‘BATTLE AT THE BURGH’ CHAMPIONS
The Orange (7-9-5 overall, 5-3-0-1 College Hockey America) won the ‘Battle at the Burgh’ with a 5-2 victory against St. Cloud State at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Pittsburgh, Pa. on January 2, which was the last time they played. Syracuse goalie Arielle DeSmet won the tournament Most Valuable Player award and was named to the all-tournament team along with teammates Shelby Calof, Jessica DiGirolamo and Abby Moloughney.
DeSmet recorded 63 saves in the two games and turned away all four shots in the shootout against Boston University in the semifinal game on Saturday. Moloughney scored three goals and had one assist in the tournament, while Calof tallied one goal and one assist, in addition to scoring a shoot-out goal in the first game on Saturday to propel the Orange to the championship game. DiGirolamo recorded three assists in the two games.
RIT (0-21-2 overall, 0-7-1 CHA) recorded a tie and a loss against Penn State last weekend. The Tigers lost their first game against the Nittany Lions, 5-0, and finished with a 2-2 overtime result the following day.
TOP 20 SCORERS
Four current players rank in the top 20 on Syracuse’s career scoring record list, including Abby Moloughney (seventh), Jessica DiGirolamo (eighth), Lauren Bellefontaine (15th) and Victoria Klimek (19th). Moloughney is tied for fifth on the career goals scored record list (39) and is eighth on the career assists record list (53) assists. DiGirolamo holds the SU record for goals and points by a defenseman (31 G / 87 P). Her 56 assists is sixth on the Orange career record list, and is second on the career record lists for assists by a defenseman.
Syracuse Career Scoring Leaders
Name G A P Year(s)
1. Stephanie Grossi 45 72 117 2014-18
2. Ashley Cockell 44 68 112 2007-11
3. Melissa Piacantini 53 59 112 2012-16
4. Holly Carrie-Mattimoe 39 56 95 2009-13
5. Alysha Burriss 40 54 94 2014-18
6. Jessica Sibley 35 57 92 2013-17
7. Abby Moloughney 39 53 92 2018 –
8. Jessica DiDirolamo 31 56 87 2017 –
9. Margot Scharfe 41 45 86 2010-14
10. Julie Rising 38 47 85 2008-11
11. Nicole Ferrara 37 44 81 2011-16
12. Isabel Menard 34 46 80 2009-11
13. Nicole Renault 18 58 76 2012-16
14. Lindsay Eastwood 23 52 75 2016-20
13. Stefanie Marty 38 37 75 2008-11
15. Lauren Bellefontaine 27 46 73 2018
16. Allie Munroe 20 51 71 2015-19
17. Savannah Rennie 27 40 67 2016-20
18. Megan Skelly 30 34 64 2008-12
19. Victoria Klimek 34 30 64 2017-
20. Emma Polaski 31 31 62 2017 – 21
2021-22 BY THE NUMBERS
1: The Orange rank first in the CHA and 12th nationally in penalty kill percentage (.877).
2: Syracuse has posted two shutouts this season – one by Arielle DeSmet vs. Union and the second by Allison Small vs. RIT.
4: Victoria Klimek’s four points against Penn State are the most in a game by a Syracuse player this season.
8: Lauren Bellefontaine ranks eighth nationally in face-off wins with 279.
10: Abby Moloughney leads SU in goals scored with 10, matching her Syracuse single-season high.
11: Sarah Marchand leads SU in assists with 11.
14: Fourteen Orange have scored goals in 2021-22, including 12 multiple-goal scorers.
16: Sixteen different players have recorded at least one assist this season, including six who have six or more helpers.
19: Abby Moloughney has a team-leading 19 points.
43: Jessica DiGirolamo leads the Orange with 43 blocks.
Syracuse will host Lindenwood for a home-and-home series at Tennity Ice Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 28 (7 pm) and Saturday, Jan. 29 (3 pm). During Saturday’s game the Orange will honor the seniors for a Senior Night celebration. The games will be streamed on Cuse.com.
50 YEARS OF SYRACUSE WOMEN’S ATHLETICS
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.