Stonehill’s Power Play Guides Women’s Ice Hockey Past Post, 4-2

BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (October 8, 2022)- The Stonehill ladies’s ice hockey workforce wrapped up their weekend sequence towards the Post University Eagles with a 4-2 victory Saturday afternoon. Three of Stonehill’s targets had been at the powerplay and the opposite was once whilst the Skyhawks had been short-handed. 


STO: Lucie Turcotte (lend a hand: Paige Whaley and Lily Barrett) 11:28, 1st duration (powerplay)

        Paige Whaley (lend a hand: Lily Barrett and Sydney Russell) 07:07, second duration (powerplay)

        Gracie Sacca (Maeve Carey and Alexis Petford) 14:14, second duration (powerplay)

        Alexis Petford (Kathryn Karo), 05:44, third duration (shorthanded)

POST:  Jenna Abeyta (lend a hand: Sheridan Terrazzano), 07:52, third duration

           Kiersten Browning, 19:42, third duration


STO: Hanna Zukow (59:53)-17 saves

POST: Grace Glasrud (60:00)-22 saves

The Details

  • Stonehill’s offense began out briefly because the squad peppered Browning with 11 photographs in comparison to Post’s one within the first 11 mins. 
  • At the ten:08 mark, the Skyhawks generated their first powerplay alternative because of an Eagles tripping penalty. Then at 8:32 after Barrett despatched a move as much as Whaley, the freshman ahead swung the puck over to Turcotte who buried her shot previous Glasrud for the 1-0 lead. Turcotte’s power-play function was once now not simplest the primary function of her profession, but it surely additionally marked Stonehill’s first-ever power-play function in program historical past. 
  • After the function, Stonehill’s protection and Zukow saved the Eagles at bay by way of permitting simply 3 photographs all stopped by way of Zukow.
  • Just slightly underneath six mins within the body (14:04), the Skyhawks had but any other continual play alternative and as soon as once more capitalized. Barrett as soon as once more discovered herself eager about a scoring play after she were given the puck over to Whaley in entrance of the web who snuck the puck previous Glasrud and doubled the Skyhawk lead (2-0). Whaley’s function is the primary in her collegiate profession.
  • Later in the second one, Stonehill generated their 3rd continual play likelihood and Carey swung the puck over to Sacca who sniped a shot within the higher left facet which made it 3-0.
  • Despite Post going at the powerplay early within the 3rd (16:09), Stonehill discovered the again of the web on a short-handed alternative. Petford corraled a free puck from Karo’s neglected shot and put it previous Glasrud’s glove facet to make it 4-0.
  • Post tacked on two targets within the 3rd but it surely was once now not sufficient because the Skyhawks hung on for the 4-2 win. Stonehill’s win Saturday now places the Skyhawks in first position within the New England Women’s Hockey Alliance standings.
  • With her 17 saves at the day, Zukow has now completed with 15 or extra saves in 3 of her 4 remaining begins. 

Meyers’ Musings

“It was awesome. It was everything that we hoped this weekend would come to be,” stated Stonehill ladies’s ice hockey assistant trainer, Megan Meyers. “I think yesterday was a tough game, I think it was a struggle a little bit at the beginning but we came back, we were very resilient. We changed the lineups a bunch today, and tried some new combos, tried some new things out and I think they just worked together and communicated. We’re excited about every weekend. Obviously, every weekend’s a new opponent for us and I’m hoping that you know, the special teams continue what it’s doing. It’s been looking amazing and I think the girls are just as excited with some confidence to go in the next weekend coming off the sweep. Every weekend’s an opportunity to play hockey and I think that’s what we’re most excited for.”

 Up Next

Stonehill continues their homestand when the pink and white host Saint Michael’s for a weekend doubleheader beginning on Friday, October 14 at 5 p.m.

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