Women's Hockey Sweeps Hamilton

January 15, 2005

1/15/05 - Middlebury made it a two-game sweep, as they topped <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Hamilton 8-1 in the Kenyon Arena. The Panthers are the top-ranked team in the latest Division III national poll.

Middlebury wasted no time getting on the board as Lorna Gifis converted a feed from Emily Quizon just 59 seconds into the game. Shannon Sylvester put in her own rebound at 16:49 to make it a 2-0 game. Middlebury exploded for four second period goals to put the game away, as they out shot Hamilton, 37-8 on the afternoon. Sylvester was the only Panther with more than one goal as she netted two to go along with two assists. Alison Graddock had a goal and two assists in the game, Emily Quizon scored one and added one helper, while Liz Yale-Loehr dished out two assists. Hamilton's Marissa Halligan scored the game's final goal at 13:22 of the third to break up the shutout.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Angie Todd ended the game with seven saves in goal, while Caitlin Connelly and Caitlin McGilley combined to make 29 saves for Hamilton.

Date: January 15, 2005 - 3:00 p.m

Venue: Kenyon Arena - Site: Middlebury, Vt.

TEAM  1  2  3  OT  F

Hamilton (5-6)  0  0  1  -  1

Middlebury (13-0)  2  4  2  -  8


M-1st (:59) - Lorna Gifis (Emily Quizon)

M-1st (16:49) - Shannon Sylvester

M-2nd (5:42) - Alison Graddock (Sylvester, Ellen Sargent)

M-2nd (9:51) - Karen Levin

M-2nd (12:36) - PP: Emily McNamara (Sylvester)

M-2nd (16:47) - Lindsay Jones (Liz Yale-Loehr)

M-3rd (6:01) - PP: Quizon (Graddock, Yale-Loehr)

M-3rd (7:35) - Sylvester (Graddock)

H-3rd (13:22) - Marissa Halligan


M-Angie Todd (60 min., 7 saves, 0 GA)

H-Caitlin Connelly (32:36 min, 19 saves, 9 GA)

H-Caitlin McGilley (27:24 min., 10 saves, 3 GA