Women's hockey skates to tie with Amherst

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 20, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine ---­ Colby College’s Laura Anning (Ingramport, Nova Scotia) and Amherst College’s Kate Dennett (Highland Ranch, Colo.) traded third period power play goals as the Mules and the Lord Jeffs settled for a 2-2 tie in New England Small College Athletic Conference women’s hockey Saturday at Alfond Rink.

Colby moves to 5-6-4 overall and 3-4-2 in the league, while Amherst is at 10-4-2 and 6-3-2 in the conference.

With the score tied 1-1, Anning got her 30th career goal in her two years at Colby with a tally at 9:29 of the third period. Dennett, however, got her second goal of the game with just 2:32 remaining to send the game to overtime.

Dennett had the lone goal of the first period off an assist from Rachel Simon (West Orange, N.J.) at 12:36 of the period.

Colby first-year forward Meghan Guay (Falmouth, Maine) scored her first collegiate goal and got her first collegiate point with an unassisted goal at 6:58 of the second period.

Colby goalie Lacey Brown (Freeport, Maine) stopped 28 shots and Amherst keeper Krystyn Elek (Summerville, S.C.) made 25 stops.

Colby 2, Amherst 2

Amherst                  1#0#1#0----2

Colby                      0#1#1#0----2

1st period

A: Kate Dennett (Rachel Simon), 12:36

2nd period

C: Meghan Guay, 6:58

3rd period

C: Laura Anning (Colette Finley), 9:29

A: Kate Dennett (Tarasai Karega, Kirsten Dier), 17:17

Shots: Amherst 30, Colby 27. Goalies: Krystyn Elek (Amherst, 65 minutes, 25 saves); Lacey Brown (Colby, 65 minutes, 28 saves).

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