Colgate Hands Lady Knights 3-2 Loss
HAMILTON - The Clarkson Women's Hockey Team boarded a bus for the trip downstate for the second time in 4 days to face Colgate in Hamilton, NY. and suffered a 3-2 loss on Friday
The Knights Captain and reigning Patty Kaz winner, Elizabeth Giguere, scored early as she was able to split the defense and get a breakaway goal at the 3:14 mark of the first period. Lauren Bernard and Stephanie Markowski assisted on the goal which moved Giguere within one point of former linemate Loren Gabel’s career school scoring record of 213 points.
Colgate was able to tie the game at the 16:25 mark when Taylor Kirwin scored for the Raiders. Freshman Goaltender Michelle Pasiechnyk got her first start in net for the Knights and made 8 saves in the first period. The second period saw early pressure from Colgate which resulted in a goal at 7:17 from Nemo Neubauerova, her 3rd of the series against the Knights. Brooke McQuigge evened the game up at 17:12 with assists from Nicole Gosling and Florence Lessard. Shots were even in the period at 10 a piece.
The third period saw back and forth action with no goals, but as the game seemed set for overtime, a broken play the the blue line turned into an odd man rush and with :38 seconds left in the game, Danielle Serdachny scored on a laser shot just under the crossbar to seal the win for the Raiders.
Pasiechnyk ended up with 24 saves on 27 shots in her collegiate debut. The Knights went 0 for 2 on the power play but the penalty kill did their job, holding Colgate to 0 for 4 on the night.