Pisani stops 39 shots in women's hockey loss

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 9, 2010
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Loni Pisani

MANCHESTER, N.H. --- Colby College goaltender Loni Pisani made 39 saves to keep the Mules in the game, but Saint Anselm pulled away in the third period for a 3-1 victory over the Mules in non-conference women's hockey Saturday.

Pisani stopped at least 11 shots in each period and kept Saint Anselm (8-3-1) off the scoreboard until Aly Zappen tallied at 11:11 of the second period.

The Mules (2-6-4) tied the game at 1-1 when Tasha Rivard scored her second goal of the season off assists from Marissa Simmons and Liz Osgood on the power play at 2:10 of the third period.

Saint Anselm scored just 27 seconds later to take the lead for good when Molly Corl scored her third goal of the year. Sami Tatu added a power play goal about two minutes later for the insurance goal.

Carley Berry stopped 18 shots in goal for Saint Anselm.

Saint Anselm 3, Colby 1

Colby                     0#0#1----1

Saint Anselm      0#1#2----3

2nd period

SA: Aly Zappen (Ciara Petry, Bridget Sylvester), 11:11

3rd period

C: Tasha Rivard (Liz Osgood, Marissa Simmons), 2:10

SA: Molly Corl (Rosemarie Giarrusso, 2:37

SA: Sami Tatu (Kristen Byrne), 4:38

                Shots: Colby 19, Saint Anselm 42. Goalies: Loni Pisani (Colby, 59:23, 3 GA, 39 saves); Carley Berry (SA, 60:00, 1 GA, 18 saves).


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