Women's Hockey Completes Sweep Of Colby
November 17, 2012
Middlebury was back in action Saturday afternoon, picking up their second win of the weekend against Colby. Five different players scored for the fifth-ranked Panthers, who moved to 2-0 on the season, while Colby falls to 0-2.
The Panthers got on the board first 8:18 into the first period with a goal just one second after a power play had expired. Hannah Bielawski poked in a loose puck after a shot by Jennifer Krakower was denied. Colby’s best chance to score in the period came at 12:18 when Breanna Davis’ breakaway was saved by Lauren Pinsent. After winning a face-off, Sara Ugalde scored on a rebound after a shot by Molly Downey was saved at the 13:07 mark.
Middlebury made it a 3-0 game 9:56 into the second period when Carly Schaeder scored on a rebound. With just 16 seconds left in the period, Hannah Bielawski stole the puck before feeding Katie Sullivan who made it a 4-0 game. Colby had a pair of power play opportunities in the second period, but could not take advantage.
Lauren Greer scored her first of the season 4:34 into the third period, scoring from the face-off circle with a shot off the pads of goalkeeper Brianne Wheeler. Colby broke up the shutout with a goal midway through the period at 10:43. Lauren Guarente made a pass from behind the net to Annie Papadellis, who finished to make it a 5-1 final.
Middlebury held a 27-14 shots advantage in the game with Laura Pinsent making 13 saves to earn the win. Wheeler made 12 saves in 44:34 for Colby, while Angelica Crites played 15:26 of scoreless hockey with 10 saves in the third period.