hockey defeats USM, 4-1
JON DOLAN, STAFF WRITER
The Bowdoin women's hockey team opened its regular
season with a 4-1 home victory over the University of Southern Maine.
Sophomore goalie Emily McKissock turned in a solid performance
with 31 saves. Senior Captain Gloria Sonnen, sophomore Leah McClure, and
first-year Sadie Wieschhoff all contributed to a solid defensive performance
for the Bears.
Offensively, the team began the attack just five minutes
into the game when junior Carrie Simonds scored off a feed from Jen Pelkey.
Five minutes later, sophomore Ba Lanoue tallied the eventual game-winner
with first-year Britney Carr getting the assist. However, Southern Maine
finished off the scoring in the first period to bring the score within
First-year Alex Harris netted her first career goal
in the second period before Shelly Chessie roofed a puck over the head
of senior Molly Duer for the 4-1 final.
Duer was solid in net for the Huskies, making 28 saves.
Lanoue said of the game, "It was tremendous to get an opening day victory.
Though it's still very early in the season, the team is already coming
together. We kept our intensity up for three periods and came out with
The Bears travel to Holy Cross this Sunday. First,they
must face a tough conference opponent in Williams on Saturday.
Muir '03 (13) and Britney Carr '04 (11) anticipate a rebound opportunity
in Dayton Arena (Kate Maselli/The Bowdoin Orient)