BOSTON, Mass.—Connecticut College struck for two power-play goals and Katherine Chester posted her second-consecutive shutout, to lead the Camels past UMass Boston women's hockey 2-0 Tuesday afternoon.
Connecticut College 2, UMass Boston 0
(UMass Boston 6-8-0)
(Connecticut College 5-5-1)
HOW IT HAPPENED
Chester posted 38 saves, including 17 in the second period, to help Connecticut College earn the second-consecutive win over the Beacons.
Rachel Myette (Pembroke, Mass.) posted 36 saves on 38 shots in the loss for the Beacons. The junior goalie stopped 11 or more shots in all three periods, en-route to her second-most saves of the season.
Senior Alexandra Karlis (Denver, Colo.) led the Beacons in the face-off dot, as she won 14-of-20 faceoffs. Fellow senior Jenny Currie (Chelmsford, Mass.) paced the Beacons' attack with six shots.
After a scoreless first period, Connecticut College opened the scoring 1:40 into the second stanza. After a face-off win, Olivia Good sent a hard shot from the point that Myette knocked down, but Gualtieri poked home the rebound for a 1-0 lead.
Connecticut College added to their lead 7:48 into the third period, when they took advantage of their second power-play of the day. Lily Connolly fed Paige Michel and Michel's hard-shot from the point was tipped home by Anctil for a 2-0 advantage.
BY THE NUMBERS
- With their win, Connecticut College improved to 6-5-1 all-time against the Beacons. The Camels have won four of the past five meetings between the two teams.
- The two teams finished tied with 38 shots apiece, while UMass Boston earned a 30-24 edge in face-offs.
- Special teams continues to hinder the Beacons, as Connecticut College finished 2-for-4, while the Beacons went 0-for-2. UMass Boston is 1-for-19 in their last eight games on the power-play.