Nov. 9, 2007
Hamilton, NY - Taking advantage of three of its five power plays, Colgate (1-5-1, 1-0-0 ECAC Hockey) defeated the Brown women's ice hockey team (1-4-0, 1-3-0 ECAC Hockey), 4-1 on Friday night. The Raiders scored their first two goals in a 16-second span in the first period, then pulled away with two more in a span of 1:44 in the third for the win.
With the game scoreless, Brown penalties at 8:41 and 9:50 in the first gave Colgate a five-on-three advantage for 51 seconds. The Raiders did not need that long, as junior Elin Brown scored off an assist from junior Sam Hunt just 24 seconds in at 10:14 to take give her team a 1-0 lead. Colgate kept the pressure on, winning the ensuing faceoff and driving the puck into the Brown zone, peppering the net with two shots before senior Kara Leene scored at 10:30.
The teams were scoreless until 6:52 in the second, when Brown halved the Raider lead. Skating on the penalty kill, the Bears pushed the puck into the offensive zone and sophomore Kath Surbey (Calgary, ALB) put a shot on net right as freshman Samantha Stortini (Sudbury, ONT) came out of the box at 6:50. The initial shot was stopped, but junior Frances Male (Toronto, ONT) put the rebound home for the first Brown goal of the evening.
Colgate would seal the victory with two goals in the third. The first, another power-play strike, came from freshman Hannah Milan, who scored off a pass from Brown at 5:10. Junior Laura Jansen scored the Raiders' lone even-strength goal of the evening at 6:52, when her shot from the left point found its way through Brown junior Nicole Stock's (Buffalo Grove, IL) five-hole.
Stock had 27 saves in the loss, while Colgate freshman Lisa Plenderleith stopped 18 shots for her first career win.
On Saturday, the Bears will travel to Ithaca for a 4 p.m. game with Cornell (3-4-0, 0-1-0 ECAC Hockey).
Brown 0 1 0 - 1
Colgate 2 0 2 - 4
First period - C (PP) - Elin Brown (Sam Hunt), 10:14; C (PP) - Kara Leene (Jessi Waters, Beth Rotenberg), 10:30. Penalties - B, 2-4; C, 2-4.
Third period - C (PP) - Hannah Milan (Elin Brown, Sam Hunt), 5:10; C - Laura Jansen (Katie Stewart, Jacquie Colborne), 6:54. Penalties - B, 1-2; C, 3-6.
Saves - B, Nicole Stock 10-11-6 - 27 (59:42); C, Lisa Plenderleith 3-6-10 - 19 (59:58).