Women's hockey to battle Bowdoin

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 19, 2008
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Lacey Brown (Freeport, Maine) picked up her second shutout of the season and a goal by Elissa Kurtz (Miami, Fla.) just 3:06 into the game proved to be the game-winning tally as the Colby College women's hockey team earned a 2-0 win over Bowdoin College at Alfond Rink on Tuesday night.

Brown had 26 saves to move her record to 9-3-2 this season and 6-2-2 in New England Small College Athletic Conference play.

Kurtz got her eighth goal of the season off an assist from Laura Anning (Ingramport, Nova Scotia) just 3:06 into the opening period for Colby (12-7-3, 7-4-3 NESCAC).

Playing in her final regular season home game, senior Lauren Goethals (Needham, Mass.) had a short-handed goal at 15:46 of the second period to give the Mules an insurance goal.

Emileigh Mercer (Newton, Mass.) stopped 16 shots for Bowdoin (5-10-6, 2-8-6 NESCAC).

Colby 2, Bowdoin 0

Bowdoin        0#0#0----0

Colby          1#1#0----2

1st period

C: Elissa Kurtz (Laura Anning), 3:06

2nd period

C (SH): Lauren Goethals, 15:46

Shots: Bowdoin 26, Colby 18. Goalies: Emileigh Mercer (Bowdoin, 60:00, 2 GA, 16 saves); Lacey Brown (Colby, 60:00, 0 GA, 26 saves).

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