BRUNSWICK, Maine – Hamilton College’s Evie Sheridan ’26 tallied 17 saves and the Continentals and Bowdoin College Polar Bears played to a scoreless tie in NESCAC action at Bowdoin’s Sidney J. Watson Arena on Saturday afternoon.
How It Happened
Midway through the second period, Mya Berretta ’23 made a rush down the center of the ice and made a beautiful move to the backhand. Berretta slipped a pass to Allie Curry ’23 for a one-timer that Sally Solotaroff-Webber stopped. The Continentals earned the first power play with 4:06 left in the period. Abby Kuhns ’23 fired a shot from the right point that Claire McGennis ’24 deflected in front, but again Solotaroff-Webber made the save. Hamilton won a right-dot faceoff at 12:45 of the third period and Nancy Loh ’23 took the immediate shot. Solotaroff-Webber knocked away the puck with her blocker. Kuhns fired a shot just eight seconds into the extra period but Solotaroff-Webber made the save. Loh backhanded a shot from in front of the crease that went wide right with 1:39 left. The Polar Bears put three shots on goal within a few seconds early in the extra period and Sheridan saved them all. Hamilton outshot Bowdoin 32-17 including 10-2 in the third period. Both teams were 0-for-1 on the power play. The Polar Bears blocked 11 shots to the Continentals’ four. Bowdoin held a 33-24 edge on faceoffs. Notes
The nationally ranked No. 5 Continentals moved to 15-3-2 overall and 9-2-1 in the NESCAC. Bowdoin is now 7-12-2 overall and 2-11-1 in the conference. This is Hamilton’s first NESCAC tie of the season. Berretta released seven shots on goal. Hyla Mosher ’23 led Hamilton with 10 faceoff wins. Sheridan posted the fifth shutout of her rookie campaign. She is second in the NESCAC with a 1.25 goals against average and owns a .949 save percentage in 12 starts. Solotaroff-Webber stopped 32 shots for Bowdoin. Next Game
Hamilton will travel to New London, Conn., for a two-game NESCAC weekend series at Connecticut College (11-7-1, 6-5-1) that starts on Friday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m.