OSWEGO, N.Y. – The Oswego State women’s ice hockey team returns home for a pair of contests this week with a Saturday matchup with the Bengals of Buffalo State and on Sunday against the Bears of Potsdam also at 3:00PM in the Deborah F. Stanley Arena.
Both weekend games will feature a Coat/Hat/Mitten Drive in conjunction with the Department of Athletics. Fans are encouraged to bring any lightly used apparel to the game that will be donated to the Oswego City Schools Athletics Department for the Holidays.
The last time the Bengals and Lakers faced off was on February 15, 2020. This was at home in our own Deborah F. Stanley Arena. The Lakers found themselves victorious by a score of 3-2. Emily Gustafson scored the game-winner, assisted by Philomena Teggart and Kate Randazzo. This goal was a powerplay goal.
Oswego is 25-10-1 all time in Women’s Ice Hockey against the Bengals, averaging 2.61 goals per game and are 7-3 in their last 10 matchups.
There has been no sight of Bears from Potsdam since our annual Pink the Rink game on February 1, 2020. This game resulted in a 3-3 OT tie.
Philomena Teggart scored the Lakers first goal. Sara Cruise found herself in the action to break the 1-1 tie early in the second period. Kyleigh Grugin and Bailey Thomas assisted the Lakers second. Late in the third period Emily Gustafson scored the Lakers third goal, assisted by Amber Thomas. Potsdam scored two third period goals to result in an overtime tie.
Oswego is 16-25-7 against the Potsdam Bears all time, Oswego averages 1.65 goals per game and are 10-16-4 at home against the NEWHL foe.
Through the support of Oswego Health, admission into Oswego State Women’s Ice Hockey regular season home games is free of charge for the 2021-22 season.