Women on the Ice
by Janet Schultz
October 11, 2018
The National Women’s Hockey League is underway with the Buffalo Beauts opening in Connecticut last Saturday with a 4-0 win over the Whale and a 3-1 win on Sunday over the same team.
Maddie Elia scored the first two goals for the Beauts with Hayley Scumurra dropping in the other two for the 4-0 win. Goaltender Hensley faced 10 shots on goal for the shutout.
Amanda Leville, a former Beaut now with the Whale, with stood a constant barrage of shots and third period penalty kills. Jenny Ryan, Victor (NY), has the first goal of the season for the Riveters, and their only goal on the weekend.
Amanda Boulier of the Minnesota Whitecaps had the first goal for the Whitecaps in their Inaugural game.
Over at Northtowns, the University of Buffalo women hosted Oswego, in its first year in the ACHA, and beat them 8-0. Maddie Norton had a hat trick and two goals on the power play.
RIT’s Kendall Cornine was named CHA Player of the Week after having 3 goals and an assist in 7-3 and 3-2 losses to St. Cloud.
Jackie Mancini scored with an assist from Mallory Rushton in the first period; Cornine dropped in a goal i the second and Brittney Gout scored on the powerplay in the third. Terra Lanteigne started in goal and RIT closed with Jenna deJonge in goal.
In Syracuse Brooke Avery was the lone scorer in a 5-1 loss to Boston College. The Orange are home to Mercyhurst this weekend.
Colgate has opened with a 1-1-1 record, which includes a 1-1 tie in an exhibition game vs Shenzhen. They then beat Penn State 3-1 and loss the second game to Penn State 4-2.
Scoring in the win were Nemo Neubauerova, Jessie Eldridge and Bailey Larson.
Clarkson continues its winning ways with four wins to open the season. They beat Bemidji State 5-1 and 5-3 and then Robert Morris University 4-2 and 4-3.
Morgan Helgeson was named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week after scoring her first collegiate goal and the game winner in the 4-3 victory over Robert Morris.
St. Lawrence opened with a win and tie over Robert Morris and than a tie and win over the University of New Hampshire.
Skylar Podvey had a slapshot to win with 0.1 second left in overtime. The puck deflected off the NH goalie, fluttered into the net as the clock hit zero. Officials determined the puck was in the net before the final buzzer and the Saints win.
The Engineers of RPI are 0-2-1 during the opening weeks of the season. After 0-2 and 1-3 losses top the University of Minnesota at Mankato, the Engineers tied Holy Cross 1-1. Josefine Hansen scored for RPI in the second period after a 0-0 ending in the first. Holy Cross scored in the third and it stayed that way through Overtime.
Union is 1-3-0 with Arianna Kosakowski, Hayley Shugart and Sierra Lee scoring in a 3-2 win over Lindenwood.
Looking at some New York girls at other colleges. Maureen Murphy of Buffalo had a goal and assist and then two goals for Providence College in games against Bemidji State.