Women's hockey wins tournament title

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 1, 2011
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Stephanie Scarpato

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. --- Stephanie Scarpato had a pair of goals and one assist to surpass 90 career points as the Colby College women's hockey team won the Saint Michael's Holiday Classic with a 3-0 win over Saint Catherine University on Saturday night.

The Mules move to 4-6 overall and won the three-team tourney based on the two head-to-head victories over Saint Catherine (5-4-1) and Saint Michael's.

Scarpato is up to 91 career points on 39 goals and 52 assists. She had a part in six of the seven goals the Mules have scored this past weekend. Scarpato has five goals and six assists for 11 points so far this season.

Scarpato had the assist on Samantha Slotnick's goal at 16:37 of the first period. She then tallied at 3:32 of the third and had a shorthanded tally with just 2:51 to play.

Brianne Wheeler notched her second shutout of the season with 25 saves.

Colby 3, Saint Catherine 0

St. Catherine     0#0#0----0

Colby                    1#0#2----3

1st period

C: Samantha Slotnick (Stephanie Scarpato), 16:37

3rd period

C: Stephanie Scarpato, 3:32

C: Stephanie Scarpato, 17:09, SH

               Shots: St. Catherine 14, Colby 28. Goalies: Melissa Gerten (Saint Catherine, 60:00, 3 GA, 25 saves); Brianne Wheeler (Colby, 60:00, 0 GA, 14 saves).

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