Women's Hockey Opens With Win Over Elmira

November 17, 2007

Middlebury opened its season with a 3-1 win over Elmira in the Panther/Cardinal Classic Tournament hosted by the Panthers in Kenyon Arena. Middlebury will take on Plattsburgh, a 2-0 winner over Williams, in the title game on Sunday at 5:00. The Soaring Eagles will meet the Ephs in the consolation game at 2:00 p.m.

Middlebury opened the scoring 4:13 into the game as Annmarie Cellino went upstairs with a backhander after a feed from Randi Dumont.

Elmira tied the game with 1:03 left in the period as Lauryn DePaul redirected a centering pass from along the boards by Jenna McCall.

Anna McNally scored the game-winner for Middlebury 5:40 into the third period, converting a pass from Cellino. Cellino added her second goal of the game at the 8:52 mark, poking home a lose puck in front.-

Lani Wright made 23 saves in goal to earn the win, while Allison Cubberley made 30 saves for Elmira.

Date: November 17, 2007 - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Kenyon Arena - Site: Middlebury, Vt.

TEAM 1 2 3 OT F
Elmira (4-1) 1 0 0 - 1
Middlebury (1-0) 1 2 0 - 3

M-1st (4:13) - Annmarie Cellino (Randi Dumont)
E-1st (18:57) - Lauryn DePaul (Jenna McCall)
M-2nd (5:40) - Anna McNally (Cellino)
M-2nd (8:52) - Cellino (Heidi Woodworth, McNally)

Lani Wright-M (60 min., 23 saves, 1 GA)
Allison Cubberley-E (59:18 min., 30 saves, 3 GA)