NEW LONDON, Conn.--Yuna Evans turned aside 18 shots to lead the ninth ranked Amherst College women's hockey team to a 3-0 victory at Connecticut College Saturday.
The Lord Jeffs improve their record to 10-5-3 with a 6-2-2 record in NESCAC action, while the Camels fall to 8-8-3 with a 3-6-3 record in conference action.
The Camels out-lasted the Lord Jeffs in a 5-4 triumph Friday night. The two conference rivals have split their two meetings in each of the last two seasons.
Amherst potted a pair of power play goals in a 50 second span of the opening period to take control of this contest.
With 3:35 remaining in the opening frame, Erin Martin netted her seventh score of the season that would prove to be the game-winner. Caitlyn Ryan assisted on the score as the visitors took full advantage of their two woman advantage on the ice.
Then, with 2:45 remaining in the period, Madeline Tank scored the second goal for the Lord Jeffs. Courtney Baranek and Ryan assisted on the marker.
Amherst controlled play for the balance of the contest, out-shooting the Camels 27-to-10 over the final two periods of play.
Evans took care of the rest, collecting five saves in each of the final two periods for the visitors.
Connecticut College junior net-minder Kelsie Fralick finished with 34 saves for the Camels to close out the weekend with 77 stops in the two-game set.