Pioneers Fall to Amherst in Non-Conference Action

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Utica (3-4-0, 3-2-0 UCHC) – 1
Amherst (2-2-1, 1-2-1 NESCAC) – 7

The Utica College women’s team fell 7-1 in non-conference action Saturday afternoon. The Mammoths jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead before the ten minute mark of the first period. The lead was increased to 5-0 following a pair of power-play goals five minutes apart in the second period. Another goal at 13:20 gave the Mammoths a 6-0 lead heading into the third period. The Pioneers only managed a total of 7 shots through the first 40 minutes.

Amherst scored again at the 11:39 mark to move ahead 7-0. The Pioneers avoided being shutout when freshman Erica Sloan netted her team-leading fifth goal of the season at 12:29 of the period. Holly Silva and Georgiana Santullo assisted on the power-play goal. Savannah Gutierrez finished with a career-high 46 saves in the loss.

BOX SCORE

Utica’s Sunday afternoon home game versus Castelon was postponed due to wint storm Ezekiel. That game has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00pm.

TOP PERFORMERS

Savannah Gutierrez - 46 Saves, 7 Goals Against
Erica Sloan - 1 Goal

The Pioneers will head to Middlebury, Vermont on Saturday, December 7th for a tilt against #8 Middlebury College.

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