Orange Set for Series Against #3 Colgate


Game Details: Thursday, October 14th, Hamilton, N.Y., 6 PM and Saturday, October 16th, Syracuse, N.Y., 4 PM

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Syracuse will play #3 Colgate in its final home-and-home series before the College Hockey America (CHA) schedule begins. The Orange will play at Colgate on Thursday, October 14th (6 PM) and then return to Tennity Ice Pavilion to host the Raiders on Saturday, October 16th at 4 pm. 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.


Five Syracuse players scored and goaltender Arielle DeSmet recorded 21 saves in her first shutout in a Syracuse uniform as the Orange beat the Dutchwomen 5-0. Freshman Madison Primeau, junior Brynn Koocher, senior Lauren Bellefontaine, redshirt junior Marielle McHale and sophomore Tatum White each scored goals, while senior Shelby Calof had a pair of assists.


Colgate is undefeated at 6-0, including its most recent pair of victories against the University of Vermont. The Raiders finished with a 15-7-1 overall record in the 2020-21 season, which concluded with a loss to Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA Quarterfinals.


Senior assistant captain Abby Moloughney has 78 career points (32 goals and 46 assists), which ties for ninth on the Syracuse career points record list. Her 46 career assists is 11th in the Orange record books.

Graduate student Jessica DiGirolamo is tied for 11th on the Orange career points record list and holds the record for points by a defenseman with 76. Her 27 goals is the most by a defenseman in program history, while her 49 career assists ranks 10th all-time.


Forward Abby Moloughney earned the CHA Offensive Player of the Week award for her performances against St. Lawrence and goaltender Arielle DeSmet took home CHA Goaltender of the Week honors for her play against Clarkson.


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.

Kickoff Weekend is set for October 7th through 10th. All former student-athletes, fans and friends of Syracuse University Athletics are invited back to campus to begin the celebrate 50 years of women’s athletics during multiple events, including the Orange home opener against Clarkson.


The Orange will kick off CHA play at Lindenwood on Friday, October 22nd (3 PM) and Saturday, October 23rd (1:30PM) at Centene Community Ice Center.

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