Women's Hockey Blanks Neumann

February 9, 2008

Middlebury scored five second period goals on its way to a 6-0 win over Neumann. The Panthers extend their unbeaten streak to 17 games, setting up a match-up at second-ranked Plattsburgh on Tuesday night.

Following a scoreless first period, Middlebury netted five goals in a 6:37 span in the second period to gain a comfortable lead. Jessica Bennett opened the scoring for Middlebury, as she put home a rebound after a series of shots in front. Randi Dumont scored from the high slot, before Lacey Farrell netted a pair of goals, including one on the power play. Anna McNally scored the final goal of the offensive burst, to make it a 5-0 game at the 16:25 mark.

Molly Vitt scored the lone goal of the third period on the power play, as she roofed a rebound. Lexi Bloom ended the night with 11 saves for her third shutout of the season, while Mel Brunet made 37 stops for the Knights.

Date: February 9, 2008 - 7:00 p.m.
Venue: Kenyon Arena - Site: Middlebury, Vt.

TEAM 1 2 3 OT F
Neumann (9-8-3) 0 0 0 - 0
Middlebury (16-1-2) 0 5 1 - 6

M-2nd (9:48) - Jessica Bennett (Marjie Billings)
M-2nd (11:53) - Randi Dumont (Molly Vitt)
M-2nd (13:42) - Lacey Farrell (Karen Levin, Bennett)
M-2nd (14:56) - PP: Farrell (Tania Kenny, Erika Nakamura)
M-2nd (16:25) - Anna McNally (Farrell, Levin)
M-3rd (10:08) - PP: Vitt (Levin, Ashley Bairos)

Lexi Bloom-M (60 min., 11 saves, 0 GA)
Mel Brunet-N (60 min., 37 saves, 6 GA)