SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The third-ranked Colgate women’s hockey team improved to 8-0 on the season with a 5-2 win at Syracuse.
Syracuse responded well as less than two minutes later the game was tied off a goal from Madisom Primeau.
Katie Chan closed out the scoring in the first when she put one in on a power play with just over six minutes remaining to make it 2-1.
Delani Mackay increased the Raiders lead when she scored with just over six minutes remaining off an assist from Rosy Demers.
The Orange once again answered right back, as about a minute later Anna Leschyshyn scored to cut the Raiders lead back to one at 3-2.
Colgate then came right back with another goal of their own. Danielle Serdachny netted her fifth of the season to double the lead.
Just a couple minutes after that Neena Brick scored to make it 5-2 Raiders.
Colgate outshot the Orange 30-17 and went 33-25 from the faceoff circle.
Kayle Osborne made 15 saves in net, picking up her sixth win of the year.
FROM THE SOURCE
Head Coach Greg Fargo
“It’s been a good start to our season but this team is yet to be satisfied and has a hunger to keep making progress every day and improving together. It’s going to be important we stay focused on right things and get ourselves ready for the next challenge.”
The Raiders welcome sixth-ranked Minnesota to the Class of 1965 arena for two games next weekend. The action starts with a 2 p.m. game on Friday.