Connecticut College 3, #11 Williams College 1 Mowery Contributes Goal, Assist for Camels

Connecticut College 3, #11 Williams College 1 Mowery Contributes Goal, Assist for Camels

NEW LONDON, Conn.--Ryan Mowery (Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.) scored a goal and assisted on the difference maker to help lead the Connecticut College men's hockey team past 11th ranked Williams College in a 3-1 NESCAC win at Dayton Arena Friday night.

Sophomore Brian Belisle (Cumberland, R.I.) and senior JC Cangelosi (Estero, Fla.) chipped in with scores for the Camels.

Junior Tom Conlin (Norwood, Mass.) made 30 saves in goal. The Camel defense continues to improve on its penalty kill and was a perfect 4-for-4 in Friday night's action.

The Camels improved their record to 8-7-2 while evening their NESCAC mark at 5-5-1. The Ephs fell to 11-4-2 and moved to 7-3-1 in conference play.

Williams College senior Craig Kitto (Ashburn, Va.) potted his team-leading 10th goal of the season in the middle period.

Sean Dougherty (Smithtown, N.Y.) finished with 24 stops for the hosts.

Mowery opened the scoring with 7:25 remaining in the opening period when he was able to beat Dougherty to the five-hole in a 1-on-1 situation. Mason Evans (Buffalo, N.Y.) was credited with the assist.

In the middle period, Williams evened things up when Kitto rifled home a shot from the top of the circle with 7:02 to go. Colby Cretella (Guilford, Conn.) and David Italiano (Toronto, Ont.) contributed assists one the equalizer.

But Belisle responded for the hosts with 3:23 remaining in the frame to put the Camels on top for good.

Williams enjoyed a 12-to-7 edge on the shot chart in the third period but Conlin stood tall, collecting all 12 of the shots and helping the Camels successfully skate off three Williams College power play chances.

Cangelosi added some insurance with his seventh score of the season and 33rd of his career. The senior forward took a feed from Tim DiPretoro (Philadelphia, Pa.) and skated all the way through the neutral zone to beat Dougherty on his glove side.

Williams finished with a 31-to-27 advantage in shots.

The Ephs will visit Tufts University Saturday for a 4:00 p.m. game in Malden, Mass.

The Camels will host Middlebury College here tomorrow for a pivotal 3:00 p.m. NESCAC showdown in the Whaling City.