Women’s Hockey Falls to No. 8/8 St. Lawrence, 5-1

Women’s Hockey Falls to No. 8/8 St. Lawrence, 5-1

CANTON, N.Y. - The Brown women's hockey team was defeated by No. 8/8 St. Lawrence, 5-1, at Appleton Arena on Saturday. The first three goals of the game were scored on the power play, with the Saints holding onto a slim 2-1 lead, before they scored three unanswered goals in the third period to take the win.  

The Bears (2-23-0, 1-17-0 ECAC) held the eighth-ranked Saints scoreless in the opening period, with senior Julianne Landry (Hanover, Mass.) making 17 saves in net and the penalty unit fighting off an infraction in the stanza.

St. Lawrence (16-9-3, 12-5-1 ECAC) scored back-to-back power-play goals in the second period, with Hannah Miller registering the first at 8:00 and Kennedy Marchment tallying the second at 8:51.

Brown pulled within one (2-1) just before the end of the second, with the Bears capitalizing on their second power play of the game, with freshman Kaitijane Blumberg (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) burying a shot in front at 19:41. Senior Sam Donovan (New Brighton, Minn.) and junior Cara Najjar (Stoneham, Mass.) recorded the assists, Najjar's team leading 10th of the year.

St. Lawrence took a two-goal advantage (3-1) with Miller's second of the contest, 45 seconds into the third, the first even score tally of the game. The Saints secured the game with the addition of two scores from Dakota Golde (11:38, 19:15).

Landry finished the day with a season-best 36 saves while Sonjia Shelly made 15 stops for SLU.

With today's game, Kyin has appeared in 100 contests for the Bears over her career. Blumberg and sophomore Sena Hanson (New Brighton, Minn.) led Brown in shots with four apiece.

The Bears remain on the road for the second straight weekend and take on No. 4/4 Colgate on Friday, Feb. 9 and No. 5/5 Cornell on Saturday, Feb. 10. Friday's contest will begin at 6:00 p.m. while Saturday's match-up will begin at 3:00 p.m. and appear on the Ivy League Network.

Video of all Brown women's hockey home contests and all Ivy League games, home and away, will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Network.