Orange Host Union on Tuesday


Game Details: Tuesday, October 12, Syracuse, N.Y., 6 pm

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The Orange return to Tennity Ice Pavilion on Tuesday, October 12th to host Union College at 6 pm. The Orange lead the series against the Dutchmen, 9-2, and have won the last three meetings. Admission to Orange ice hockey home games is free. All fans attending games must adhere to Syracuse University’s COVID-19 policy, which can be found here. The game will be streamed on


In the weekend series against Clarkson, ‘Cuse forced both games into overtime. The Orange lost the first game, 3-2, in Syracuse, and tied the second, 1-1, in Potsdam. Senior Lauren Bellefontaine and sophomore Tatum White each scored a goal in the first game. In the second contest, senior Abby Moloughney scored the lone goal for Syracuse. CHA Preseason Co-Rookie of the Year Sarah Marchand tallied two assists in the series. Goalie Arielle DeSmet also recorded a total of 71 saves in the two games.


Orange senior Arielle DeSmet is the College Hockey America (CHA) Goaltender of the Week for her performance in Syracuse’s games against Clarkson, a team that is receiving votes in the national rankings. She had 34 saves in a 3-2 overtime loss in Syracuse on Thursday and recorded 37 saves in a 1-1 tie at Clarkson on Saturday.  The 37 is two shy of her career-best of 39 (set at Robert Morris).

At Syracuse, she has 122 saves and a .938 save percentage in four games at Syracuse. DeSmet, who played her first three collegiate seasons at Robert Morris University, has played in 35 career games and has 771 saves and a .917 save percentage.


Senior Abby Moloughney, who recently earned the CHA Offensive Player of the Week for her performance in the game against St. Lawrence, has 77 career points, which ranks 10th in Syracuse history. Her 32 goals ranks 11th in the Orange record books for career goals scored. Defenseman Jessica DiGirolamo is tied for 11th on the Orange career points record list with 76. Senior Lauren Bellefontaine recently joined the Syracuse 60 Point Club. She has 63 career points, including 23 goals and 40 assists.


Union is 2-2 this season with a pair of wins against RIT and two losses to RPI. The Dutchmen did not play in 2020-21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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.


The Orange will compete in a two-game series against Colgate University on Thursday, October 14th (6 PM) at Class of 1965 Arena and Saturday, October 16th (4 PM) at home.

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