Women's hockey holds off Camels

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 19, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine --­ Laura Anning (Ingramport, Nova Scotia) scored both goals to help the Colby College women’s hockey team hang on for a 2-1 win over Connecticut College in New England Small College Athletic Conference play Friday at Alfond Rink.

The Mules (5-6-3, 3-4-1 NESCAC) got 38 saves from junior goalie Genevieve Triganne (Pointe-Claire, Quebec).

Anning tallied at 15:44 of the first period off assists from Dana Yerigan (Isanti, Minn.) and Colette Finley (St. Paul, Minn.).

Anning then got the eventual game-winning goal at 5:45 of the second period from passes by Becky Julian (South Windsor, Conn.) and Heather Nickerson (Falmouth, Mass.) on the power play.

Connecticut College (5-8-1, 2-5-1) made it a one-goal game when captain Kristen Van Slyke (Phoenix, Ariz.) scored off assists from Erin Davey (Nashua, N.H.) and Sarah Napoli (Barrington, R.I.).

Camel goalie Lauren Mellen (Joliet, Ill.) stopped 26 shots.

Colby 2, Connecticut College 1

Conn College                0#0#1----1

Colby                            1#1#0----2

1st period

Colby: Laura Anning (Dana Yerigan, Colette Finley), 15:44

2nd period

Colby: Laura Anning (Becky Julian, Heather Nickerson), 5:45

3rd period

Conn: Kristen Van Slyke (Erin Davey, Sarah Napoli), 4:32

Shots: Colby 28, Connecticut College 39. Goalies: Lauren Mellen (Conn College, 58:54, 26 saves); Genevieve Triganne (Colby, 60 minutes, 38 saves).

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