Seahawks sail past Pilgrims 5-3

Lexi Anderson and the Seahawks defeated NEew England College 5-3 (Photo by Rob McGuinness)
Lexi Anderson and the Seahawks defeated NEew England College 5-3 (Photo by Rob McGuinness)

HENNIKER, N.H.—The New England College women's ice hockey team suffered a 5-3 loss to the Seahawks of Salve Regina University in Friday evening's New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) action at Lee Clement Arena.

The win boosts the Seahawks to 4-19-1, while NEC falls to 2-20-2.

SCORING
1st – 02:22 | SRU – Megan Geier (unassisted)
1st – 09:43 | SRU – Susanna Pearson (Taylor Chisholm)
2nd – 04:23 | SRU – PP – Taylor Chisholm (Meredith Peppes, Amanda Fantasia)
2nd – 07:10 | NEC – Morgan Lamos (Vicki Shaw, Alexa Scribner) 
2nd- 11:43 | SRU – Maddy McCann (Taylor Chisholm)
2nd – 14:01 | SRU – Alexandra Anderson (Gabi Hillner, Maddy McCann)
3rd – 13:12 | NEC – Erica Lissner (Brittany Tierney, Katie Donohue)
3rd – 19:59 | NEC – Alexa Scribner (Erica Lissner)

HOW IT HAPPENED
The Seahawks struck early, netting their first goal just 2:22 into the first period. The guests would take a two-goal advantage just over seven minutes later on a score by Susanna Pearson.

Salve Regina took a 3-0 lead in the early minutes of the second period before NEC scored their first goal of the game, when Morgan Lamos (St. Albans, Vt.) slapped in a rebound off of an Alexa Scribner (Falmouth, Mass.) shot.

The Seahawks would score twice more in the second period to lead 5-1 entering the final period.

The Pilgrims scored their second goal in the 14th minute of the third period on a power play goal by Erica Lissner (Woburn, Mass.) and added one final score with just over one second left in the game in a slap shot from the point by Scribner. 

NEC finished 2-for-6 on power plays, while Salve Regina was 2-for-7 with the extra-skater.

GOALTENDERS
NEC goaltender Jackie Clark (Dorchester, Mass.) tallied 33 saves, while Salve Regina's Gretchen Howard stopped 25 shots.