CANTON, N.Y. – Colgate women’s ice hockey secured the win Friday night against St. Lawrence at Appleton Arena by a score of 2-1.
In a low-scoring affair, five different Raiders secured points. Kaitlyn O’Donohoe opened up the scoring 15 minutes into the first period, as she scored her 14th goal of the season off a one-timer on the power play. Dara Greig continued the scoring seconds later, as she fired one from the top of the circle off a pass from Sydney Bard in the neutral zone. Danielle Serdachny and Allyson Simpson tallied assists on the night.
Colgate’s penalty kill was 100 percent throughout 60 minutes of play, as it was forced to kill off six penalties. The Saints attempted 14 shots on the power play.
Kayle Osborne stopped 21 shots for her 10th win of the season. Osborne holds a 10-3-1 record on the year.
— Colgate Women’s Hockey (@ColgateWIH) February 3, 2023 After a back-in-forth battle through the first 15 minutes of play, Colgate opened up the scoring off a one-timer from O’Donohoe. Seconds later, Sydney Bard dished the puck through the neutral zone to Greig, who potted her 13th goal of the season off a shot from the top of the circle. The first period ended by a score of 2-0 in favor of the Raiders.
The second period raged on in a back-in-forth battle as the score remained 2-0. Colgate was called for three penalties in 20 minutes of play.
Midway through the third period, SLU found the back of the net, firing one past Osborne’s outstretched glove. The period continued on by a score of 2-1. A late push by the Saints was unsuccessful as Colgate secured the win.
FROM THE SOURCE
Head Coach Greg Fargo
“I’m extremely proud of our team’s effort tonight. We worked hard, played together, and played the right way from start to finish and it showed in the result.
“Our special teams were the key to the game and I couldn’t be happier with the way they performed. Tomorrow will be another great challenge and our team will be up for it”.
The Raiders stay in the north country for a showdown against No. 9 Clarkson, finishing out the regular season series. Colgate won by a score of 2-1 earlier this year. Puck drop is set for Saturday at 3 p.m.