Sunday, January 15, 2012

Women's Weekend Wrap!

Instead of posting a million long press releases I thought I'd just share the highlights from this weekend's collegiate and youth hockey.

First, congratulations to the Amherst Knights who defeated Kentwood (Canada) 3-2 in double overtime to win the Detroit Motown Classic. To make it to the finals they beat the Geauga Maple Leafs 3-1. Thanks to Jody Rosen's Facebook post for this news.

And a shout out to Liz Dionto for sharing the 6-0 Buffalo Stars win over Perinton Edge on Sunday.

Now on the some College news.

Cornell continues on its winning ways with a 4-1 win over Quinnipiac on and a 1-0 shut out over Princeton. The Big Red outshot Princeton 39-14 with the lone goal scored by Rebecca Johnston, assistd by Brianne Jenner and Jillian Saulnier.

Potsdam swept Cortland with a 5-2 win on Friday and a 3-1 win on Saturday. Jenn Crawford and Issy Fayerman had a goal and an asisst on Saturday. Cortland's Brianna Rossi tied the game in the first, which lasted until Jessica Silveira scored the game winner.

On Friday Brittany Lucky had two goals and one assist.

Niagara lost to #5 ranked Mercyhurst in a doubleheader this weekend.

On Friday NU had a two goal lead and lost to the Lakers 5-4 in overtime. On Saturday the game was tied in the first period with the Lakers scoring in the second to take a two goal lead. Kaleigh Chippy, assisted by Kelsey Gunn,  brought NU within one but Mercyhurst scored in the final four minutes of the game. NU Goalie Abby Ryplanski made 25 saves.

Oswego took two from Chatham with a 10-0 win on Friday. Caledonia native MacKenzie Lee had two goals and Fairport's Kelly Collins took them to a 6-0 lead at 14:03 in the second.

On Saturday the Lakers, now 7-5-2 overall, beat Chatham 9-3. Lee scored a short-handed goal taking Oswego to a 3-0 lead in the second.  Collins put in one in the third. Bridget Smith took the win allowing one goal on six shots.

Over at Buffalo State College, the Bengals lost to Trinity 3-1, ending a three-game unbeaten streak. The lone goal came from Buffalo's Brianna Murphy tying the game in at the end of the first.

Trinity's Brigitte Collins,  a native of Buffalo, had two assists.

Don't forget to check this website for continuing updates on what's happening in women's hockey in New York State. Submit your comments, articles and story ideas to  hockeynys@gmail.com.

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