ECAC Women’s Hockey Weekly Recap: November 17th, 2014

Friday, Nov. 14

Clarkson 2, Harvard 2 (OT)

The Golden Knights overcame a 2-0 deficit to force the tie with the Crimson. Haley Mullens got Harvard on the board first just 1:25 into the game, and Sydney Daniels extended the lead to two midway through the second period. Olivia Howe then scored to pull Clarkson within one with only 36 seconds remaining in the period, and Renata Fast evened the score with a power play goal early in the third. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Yale 3, Colgate 0

Senior netminder Jaimie Leonoff picked up 18 saves in the shutout for Yale, as well as her first career assist. Jackie Raines, Stephanie Mock, and Krista Yip-Chuck all scored for the Bulldogs, while Brittney Brooks made 24 saves i goal for the Raiders. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Cornell 5, Brown 1

The Big Red picked up their first win of the season with the victory against Brown. The Bears kept it a one-goal game until the third period, when Cornell scored three goals in a 2:26 span to seal it. Seniors Brianne Jenner and Jillian Saulnier each netted two goals, while Erin O’Connor picked up three assists. Paula Voorheis earned the win in goal, while Monica Elvin made 28 saves at the other end for Brown. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Princeton 3, Union 2 (OT)

Molly Contini scored the overtime winner to lead the Tigers past the Dutchwomen on Friday night. Union erased Princeton’s 2-0 lead, and Haley Welch notched the game-tying goal with 34 seconds left in regulation, but Contini gave the Tigers the win. Shenae Lundberg made 34 saves to become the program’s all-time saves leader, with 2,296 in her career. Contini, Jaimie McDonnell, and Kelsey Koelzer each netted a goal and an assist in the contest. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Quinnipiac 6, Rensselaer 1

Nicole Connery scored twice for the Bobcats, and Erica Uden Johansson led the team with a three-point night off of a goal and two assists. Nicole Kosta and Taylar Cianfarano also had multi-point games, and Chelsea Laden made 12 saves in net. For RPI, Brianna Piper turned away 26 shots, and Laura Horwood scored the lone goal in the loss. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

St. Lawrence 2, Dartmouth 1

Amanda Boulier got the Saints on the board with a power-play goal in the first, and rookie forward Kennedy Marchment scored the eventual game-winner in the second. Laura Stacey cut into St. Lawrence’s lead with 1:20 left in regulation, but it was too little, too late for the Big Green. Carmen MacDonald made 27 saves in the win for the Saints, while Robyn Chemago stopped 23 for Dartmouth. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Saturday, Nov. 15

Clarkson 3, Dartmouth 0

Cayley Mercer gave the Golden Knights a 1-0 lead with just 44 seconds left in the first, and Shannon MacAulay scored twice in the third to clinch it. MacAulay also assisted on Mercer’s opening goal, giving her three points on the day. Shea Tiley made 24 saves in the shutout effort, while Robyn Chemago made 25 stops at the other end for Dartmouth. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Colgate 4, Brown 3 (OT)

Brown erased a one-goal deficit three different times in the game, but the Bears could not take a lead of their own, and the Raiders’ Megan Sullivan scored the overtime winner for her third point of the night. Sam Donovan scored to tie it for Brown midway through the third period, but the Bears came up just a tad short. Elvin made 34 saves in the loss, while Brooks had 22 in the win for the Raiders. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Cornell 6, Yale 2

Cornell’s offense finally broke out this weekend, and was on display in this rout over Yale. The game got off to a quick start, with the Big Red holding a 2-1 lead only 4:25 in, and they went on to score the game’s next four goals to seal it. O’Connor had another big night, scoring a goal and two assists, while Emily Fulton netted three assists of her own and Taylor Woods tallied twice. Jamie Haddad notched a goal and an assist for the Bulldogs. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Princeton 2, Rensselaer 1 (OT)

The Tigers earned their third-straight win in overtime, with Cristin Shanahan scoring the winner this time around. Morgan Sly got Princeton on the board first in the second period, and Horwood evened the score for RPI about seven minutes into the third. The Tigers are now unbeaten in six straight, and hold a 6-1-1 record on the season. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

Quinnipiac 5, Union 0

The Bobcats remain unbeaten, improving their record to 9-0-1 with a couple more wins this weekend. Uden Johansson had another three-point night off of two goals and an assist, and Kosta also notched a goal and an assist. Quinnipiac’s defense gave up just eight shots on goal, and Laden picked up the shutout in net. Lundberg made an outstanding 58 saves on 63 shots for the Dutchwomen. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

St. Lawrence 5, Harvard 4 (OT)

The Saints upset the Crimson in exciting fashion, thanks to Kayla Raniwsky’s overtime winner. Each team scored twice in the first period, but St. Lawrence netted two in the second to jump out to a 4-2 lead. Marissa Gedman brought Harvard within one before the period ended, and Miye D’Oench knotted things up with just 1:55 left in regulation before the Saints went on to win in overtime. Jenna Marks had two goals and three points for St. Lawrence, and Jacqueline Wand netted three assists. Samantha Reber led the offensive effort for the Crimson, with a goal and two assists in the loss. | Box Score | Recap | Recap

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