Anning leads women's hockey past USM

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 20, 2007
GORHAM, Maine --- Laura Anning scored a collegiate-high four goals as the Colby College women's hockey team earned a 5-1 non-conference victory over University of Southern Maine on Tuesday night.

Anning scored four straight goals after the score was tied 1-1. The junior forward has 37 goals and 32 assists for 69 career points.

Southern Maine (1-2) did lead when Jenna Stanley tallied 10:15 into the first period.

The Mules (1-1-1) scored two goals in the final 2:04 of play in the opening period. Meryl Poulin got her second goal of the season off a pass from Kaitlyn Conway. Anning then got her first goal of the night at 19:08.

Anning made it 3-1 with 4:01 left in the second period off a pass from Becky Julian.

Anning scored 37 seconds into the third period to put the game away. Elissa Kurtz and Dana Yerigan both had assists on the play.

Anning added her final goal at 18:15 of the third period off a pass from Lauren Goethals.

Lacey Brown made 25 saves, including 17 in the second period, for the Mules.

Colby 5, Southern Maine 1

Colby          2#1#2----5

USM            1#0#0----1

1st period

USM: Jenna Stanley (Jessica Knight, Mary Vaughan),


Colby: Meryl Poulin (Kaitlyn Conway), 17:56

Colby: Laura Anning, 19:08

2nd period

Colby: Laura Anning (Becky Julian), 15:59

3rd period

Colby: Laura Anning (Elissa Kurtz, Dana Yerigan), :37

Colby: Laura Anning (Lauren Goethals), 18:15

Shots: Colby 33, USM 26. Goalies: Lacey Brown (Colby, 60 minutes, 1 GA, 25 saves); Allison Wood (USM, 40 minutes, 3 GA, 19 saves) and Jackie Zarb (20 minutes, 2 GA, 9 saves).

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