CORTLAND, N.Y. – The nationally 11th-ranked Cortland women’s hockey team scored five second-period goals in earning a 6-3 victory Saturday afternoon in SUNYAC play at Alumni Arena. The Red Dragons improved to 7-0-1 overall and 4-0-1 in the conference. The Bears fell to 2-3 and 1-3.
Senior Jillian Hlasnick (Olean/Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles) led Cortland with two goals and two assists, while junior Mia Hlasnick (Olean/Niagara Jr. Purple Eagles) also netted two goals. Junior Meggan Cramer (Cicero/Nothwood School) scored a goal, and freshman McKenzie Brown (Peru/Lovell Academy) picked up the first goal of her career.
Sophomore Ainsley Delacourt (Stoney Creek, NY/Brampton Canadettes) collected three assists for the Red Dragons. Seniors Nicole Tulowiecki (Syracuse/Syracuse Nationals), Kait Bourgeois (Cobden, ON/Ottawa Thunder) and Molly McCabe (Webster/18UAA Webster), sophomore Fanny Aneborn (Linkoping, Sweden/Lulea HF Sweden) and freshmen Calista Brough (Port Perry, ON/Whitby Wolves) and Katie Mahoney (Toronto, ON/Toronto Leaside) each recorded an assist. Junior goalie Molly Goergen (Eden Prairie, MN/Eden Prairie H.S.) stopped 17 shots.
Graduate student Kaylee Merrill (Wasilla, AK/Anchorage North Stars) paced the Bears with a goal and an assist. Senior Rebecca Holmes (Lawtons/Buffalo Bisons) netted her first collegiate goal, and graduate student Megan Teachout (Auburn/Oswego St.) added a goal. Graduate student Alex Quinn (Potsdam/St. Lawrence Steel) and senior Megan Sheehan (Akron/Buffalo Bisons) registered assists. Sophomore Magalie Parent (Trois-Rivieres, QC/Les Diablos) started in goal, making 30 saves in 37:54 before giving way to senior Ellie Zurfluh (Arvada, CO/Tam Colorado), who stopped 10 shots in 22:06.
Cortland 6, Potsdam 3
Score by periods:
Potsdam 0-0-3 3
Cortland 0-5-1 6
Scoring Summary (Goals-Assists):
Potsdam: Kaylee Maerrill 1-1, Megan Teachout 1-0, Rebecca Holmes 1-0, Alex Quinn 0-1, Megan Sheehan 0-1
Cortland: Jillian Hlasnick 2-2, Mia Hlasnick 2-0, Meggan Cramer 1-0, McKenzie Brown 1-0, Ainsley Delacourt 0-3, Calista Brough 0-1, Fanny Aneborn 0-1, Nicole Tulowiecki 0-1, Katie Mahoney 0-1, Kait Bourgeois 0-1, Molly McCabe 0-1
Saves: Magalie Parent (Potsdam) 30 saves (5 GA in 37:54), Ellie Zurfluh (Potsdam) 10 saves (1 GA in 22:06); Molly Goergen (Cortland) 17 saves (3 GA in 60:00)
Shots on goal: Cortland 46 (12-23-11), Potsdam 20 (5-7-8)
Penalties: Potsdam 6-12:00, Cortland 4-8:00
Power Play: Cortland 2-5, Potsdam 2-4
Records after game: Potsdam (Bears) 2-3, 1-3 SUNYAC SUNYAC; Cortland (Red Dragons) 7-0-1, 4-0-1 SUNYAC (ranked 11th in Div. III)
(Photo from Cortland Women’s Hockey)