PAWTUCKET, RI – The Sacred Heart women's ice hockey team built a lead that Johnson & Wales University couldn't overcome, winning 8-2 on Saturday.
Sacred Heart improved to 2-2 for the year while Johnson & Wales starts the year at 0-2.
SHU's Taylor Moreland scored just 1:45 into the game. The Pioneers added a Jayne Lewis goal just 84 seconds before the intermission. Moreland scored again in the second period then got the hat trick with a goal at the 3:13 mark of the third period.
Sophomore Julia Martinsson scored both of JWU's goals in the third period. Her first goal came at the 5:05 mark then she took a pass from Kathryn Mason and scored in the 13th minute.
The Pioneers are back in action Friday November 3. hosting Post at 8 pm