Syracuse Splits Weekend Series Against RIT

Friday, November 1, 2019

RIT (3-5-1 (1-2-0 CHA)) – 7
Syracuse (1-10-0 (0-1-0 CHA)) – 4

Freshman Mae Batherson scored her first career goal, but the Orange fell short in their first College Hockey America game of the season. Syracuse out shot RIT 14-3 in the opening period and finished with a 1-0 lead thanks to Jessica DiGirolamo. She scored her fourth of the year at 11 minute mark of the first.

RIT answered with three straight goals in the second period to take a 3-1 lead before the halfway mark. Syracuse fought back and goals from Victoria Klimek and Savannah Rennie tied the game at three. Batherson’s goal came less than a minute into the third giving Syracuse a 4-3 lead.

Unfortunately, the Tigers scored four goals in the last six minutes of the third to steal the victory. Allison Small made 14 saves for the Orange

BOX SCORE

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Syracuse (2-10-0 (1-1-0 CHA)) – 3
RIT (3-6-1 (1-3-0 CHA)) – 0

After stumbling on Friday night, the Orange got redemption Saturday in Rochester. Syracuse held a 14-3 shot advantage following the first period, but despite two power-play opportunities the game remained 0-0.

Batherson scored a power-play goal at the 9:49 mark to give Syracuse a 1-0 lead. Kelli Rowswell doubled the lead at the 15:03 mark. Emma Polaski sealed the victory with an empty net goal at 16:17 of the third.

Ady Cohen made 12 saves to earn back-to-back shutouts. Cohen was in net for the Orange when they defeated Union 5-0 on Tuesday.

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TOP PERFORMERS

Mae Batherson - 2 Goals, 1 Assist
Savannah Rennie - 1 Goal, 2 Assists
Kelli Rowsell - 1 Goal, 1 Assist

Syracuse has a week off before hosting St. Lawrence on Saturday, November 16th at the War Memorial in Syracuse.

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