|Colby College||Connecticut College|
NEW LONDON, Conn.—Senior Michael Igo (Sandwich, Mass.) and Ashley Anctil (Manchester,
N.H.) both contributed with a goal and an assist to lead the ninth ranked Connecticut College
women’s hockey team to a 5-1 victory against Colby College at Dayton Arena Friday night.
The Camels improved their record to 12-6- 2 with an 8-4 mark in NESCAC play. The improving
Mules fell to 0-16- 3 with a 0-12- 1 mark in conference action.
Steph Izzi (Salley, S.C.), Elena Gualtieri (Rome, N.Y.) and Jordan Cross (Saugus, Mass.) all
contributed with scores for the hosts, who enjoyed a 34-16 edge in shots against the Mules.
Kylie Wilkes (Howell, N.J.) doled out two assists for the Camels while senior Katherine Chester
(Mendham, N.J.) stopped 15 shots in goal for the winning side.
Colby College senior net-minder Hannah Insuik (Andover, Mass.) stopped 27 shots in goal for
the visitors. Katie Fenton (Norwich, Vt.) made two saves in relief duty.
Rookie forward Cassidy Holzer (Minneapolis, Minn.) potted a shorthanded goal to break the
shutout with 3:37 remaining in regulation.
Connecticut College out-shot the Mules 12-to- 3 in the opening period but the two teams headed
to the locker room in a scoreless tie. Anctil put the Camels on top midway through the second
period when she followed her own shot from the left circle, depositing the rebound into the far
post side of the goal with Igo earning the assist. Then, with 4:48 remaining in the second, the
Camels extended their lead when Igo went top shelf with a wrist shot from the high slot with
Anctil earning the primary assist.
With 1:52 remaining in the second, Izzi netted her sixth score of the season with the extra-woman
advantage, taking a pass from Kate Kohl (Chelmsford, N.H.) and flicking in a wrist shot from the
In the third period, Gualtieri added some insurance with a backhander at 9:44 of the frame before
Cross one-timed a blast from the left circle with 7:50 to play off of a nice feed from Samantha
Eastes (Millis, Mass.).
Holzer added the shorthanded goal with 3:37 remaining, collecting the puck in the neutral zone
and making a nice stick move to beat Chester to the far post side of the goal to snap the shutout.
But the Camels were easily able to hang on for the 5-1 triumph.