Women's Hockey Beats Neumann 6-2
|Sacred Heart (4-6)||2||1||3||6|
|Neumann (2-1, 2-0 ECAC West)||0||1||1||2|
|1st - 05:26||PP - ROBBINS, Melissa (Sacred Heart)|
|1st - 16:57||PP - STATHOPOULOS, Casey (Sacred Heart)|
|2nd - 16:44||SH - STATHOPOULOS, Casey (Sacred Heart)|
|2nd - 17:31||PP - Ashley Langdon (Neumann)|
|3rd - 08:26||PP - Casey Kilduff (Neumann)|
|3rd - 12:51||CURRAN, Cara (Sacred Heart)|
|3rd - 18:51||SH - EN - DELANEY, Sarah (Sacred Heart)|
|3rd - 19:17||SH - EN - ROBBINS, Melissa (Sacred Heart)|
2 Players (#11, #18 - 2)
A: Sara Hanna - 4
Sh: Melissa Robbins - 6
Sv: Alexius Schutt - 20
2 Players (#3, #77 - 1)
A: 2 Players (#4, #14 - 1)
Sh: 2 Players (#3, #7 - 5)
Sv: Allie Frank - 35
|TEAM STATISTICS||Sacred Heart||Neumann|
|Power Plays||2 for 5||2 for 5|
|Penalties (min)||7 (14)||7 (14)|
|Shots on Goal||41||22|
|Face Offs Won||37||39|
(Aston, PA) – The Sacred Heart Women's Hockey team beat the Neumann Knights 6-2 Saturday night in the first game of a two-game weekend series.
SHU took a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes with two power play goals. Melissa Robbins opened the scoring for at 5:26 of the first period, set up by Sara Hanna and Casey Stathopoulos. At 16:57, Stathopoulos scored on the mad advantage with an assist from Sara Hanna.
Stathopoulos scored another special teams goal, scoring her second of the night shorthanded a 16:44 with the helper going to Catherine Chittick. Ashley Langdon, however, answered 47 seconds later off a pass from Jessica Langdon to get Neumann on the board.
Casey Kilduff cut the deficit to one for Neumann with a power play goal at 8:26 of the third, with Lynsey Nakamura picking up the assist. However, the Pioneers reeled off three goals to finish the game. Cara Curran scored unassisted at 12:51 to reestablish a two-goal lead for SHU. With Neumann on the power play to close the game, Sarah Delaney and Robbins both scored shorthanded goals. Delaney's goal was scored at 18:28, assisted by Hanna, and Robbins scored unassisted at 19:17.
Sacred Heart looks for the sweep Sunday, November 11 at 3:00 pm.