CLINTON, N.Y. – The Bowdoin women's hockey team prevailed 4-3 in a back and forth game at Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.
The two teams split the weekend series. Bowdoin comes home at 5-5-2 (3-3-0 NESCAC). The Continentals are 6-6-0 (2-4-0 NESCAC).
- Bowdoin scored a pair of goals in the first period, taking the 1-0 lead seven minutes into play. Tala Glass took a shot from the left point and Meg Galanos deflected the puck as it passed. Jess Cloutier got another redirect on the shot and bested Gab Venne.
- On the power play seven minutes later, the Polar Bears made it 2-0. Katie Leininger started the play, carrying around the back of Hamilton's net and feeding Nell Fusco above the near side circle. Fusco quickly found Tala Glass on the far left post for a deflection.
- The Continentals tied the game with a pair of goals in the second frame, beginning with a power play goal five minutes into action. The hosts drew even at 12:28.
- Bowdoin regained the lead 7:29 into the third. Ali Dougal made a breakout pass to Angelina Joyce, setting up a two-on-one for Joyce and Fusco. Joyce controlled the puck coming in on the left and centered to Fusco for a patient wrister between the dots.
- Hamilton again tied the game with six minutes remaining, but Joyce netted the game-winner with 2:01 left on the clock. Following an initial shot by Jess Cloutier, Joyce put the rebound in net from the right post.
By the Numbers
- Dani Marquez made 45 saves for the hard fought win in net.
- Venne made 22 stops for Hamilton.
- Bowdoin went 1-for-1 on the power play.
- Hamilton went 1-for-4 on the power play.
- Cloutier, Fusco, Glass, and Joyce all had a goal and assist in the game.
- Bowdoin hosts Connecticut College on Friday at 7:00 p.m.