Women's hockey defeats USM

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 21, 2006
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Laura Anning (Ingramport, Nova Scotia) had a pair of goals to power the Colby College women's hockey team to a 3-1 win over University of Southern Maine on Tuesday night at Alfond Rink.

Anning, a sophomore and a first team All-New England Small Conference Athletic Conference selection last year, scored unassisted with 3:03 left in the first period to give Colby a 2-0 lead.

The Huskies (0-5) cut the lead to one goal when Amy McNally (East Waterboro, Maine) tallied off an assist from Megan Irving (Cumberland, Maine) just 1:05 into the second period.

Anning got her second goal midway through the third period off passes from Becky Julian (South Windsor, Conn.) and Marissa Mullane (Wallingford, Conn.). Anning now has 22 goals and 18 assists for 40 career points.

The Mules (1-2) scored 5:14 into the game when Amanda Comeau (Southbury, Conn.) scored off assists from Colette Finley (St. Paul, Minn.) and Lauren Goethals (Needham, Mass.). Genevieve Triganne (Pointe-Claire, Quebec) stopped 30 shots for Colby, while USM goalie Jen Arno (Westford, Mass.) made 33 saves.

Colby next plays at University of Massachusetts at Boston on November 29 at 7 p.m. The Huskies are at St. Michael's on December 2.

Colby 3, Southern Maine 1

Southern Maine  0#1#0----1

Colby                  2#0#1----3

1st period

C: Amanda Comeau (Colette Finley, Lauren Goethals), 5:14

C: Laura Anning, 16:57

2nd period

USM: Amy McNally (Megan Irving), 1:05

Third period

C: Laura Anning (Becky Julian, Marissa Mullane), 10:24

        Shots: Southern Maine 31, Colby 36. Goalies: Jen Arno (USM, 60 minutes, 33 saves), Genevieve Triganne (Colby, 60 minutes, 30 saves).

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