BURLINGTON – Madison Sansone scored two goals to lead the Providence College Friars to a 4-1 Hockey East win over Vermont Friday afternoon at Gutterson Fieldhouse. Dayna Colange scored and Madison Litchfield made 27 saves in the loss for the Catamounts.
NORTHFIELD – The Norwich University women’s ice team posted its third straight shutout victory with a 6-0 win over New England College on Friday afternoon at Kreitzberg Arena in New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) action.
Senior Madison Gallagher (Kirkland, Quebec), junior Adelle Murphy (Roseau, Minn.), as well as sophomores Maki Shuchuk (Madison, Wis.) and Muranda Toews (Swift Current, Saskatchewan) each had a goal and an assist to lead the Norwich offense in its third straight win.
Sophomore goalie Laurie King (Waddington, N.Y.) made 12 saves to pick up her third career shutout for the Cadets.
RUTLAND – The Castleton women’s hockey team held off a late comeback attempt by Franklin Pierce in their home opener at Spartan Arena on Friday afternoon, winning by a final score of 3-2.
The victory moves the Spartans to 5-0-0 for the first time in program history, while placing them at 3-0-0 in New England Hockey Conference play. Franklin Pierce falls to 3-2-0 overall and 1-2-0 in NEHC action with the loss.
Sam Pion scored a pair of goals for the Spartans, while Hannah Rose recorded the eventual game-winning goal for Castleton to go along with an assist in the contest. Jess Cameron turned in another stellar performance, stopping 31 out of the 33 shots that she faced.
SOUTH BURLINGTON – The Saint Michael’s College women’s ice hockey team fell to the University of Southern Maine, 3-0, on Friday evening during New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) action in Cairns Arena. The Purple Knights are now 1-3-1 overall and 1-2 in the league, while the Huskies are 1-2 and 1-2.
Junior Abby Burke (Bedford, Mass./The Rivers School) made 37 saves for Saint Michael’s, which was only outshot 40-33.