Papadellis, Wheeler help women's hockey to tie

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 13, 2012
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Annie Papadellis

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Annie Papadellis (Hopkinton, Mass.) scored in the second period for Colby College and Andrea McRae (Stittsville, Ontario) tallied for Connecticut College in the first period as the two women's hockey teams played to a 1-1 overtime tie on Friday night at Alfond Rink.
 
Colby moves to 4-7-2 overall and 1-5-1 in the NESCAC, while Conn College is 4-5-2 overall and 2-4-1 in the league.
 
Brianne Wheeler (Brussels, Ontario) stopped 43 shots in goal for Colby. Meanwhile, Camel goaltender Amy Leichliter (West Chester, Pa.) had 27 saves.
 
McRae scored off the power play at 15:48 of the opening period, while Papadellis also tallied on the power play at 2:58 of the second period.
 
The Camels had a 44-28 advantage in shots, but Colby had the lone four shots in overtime.
 
Colby 1, Connecticut College 1, OT
Conn College 1#0#0#0---1
Colby            0#1#0#0---1
1st period
Conn: Andrea McRae (Lauren Posillico, Sam Schoeneberger), 15:48, PP
2nd period
Colby: Annie Papadellis (Jackie Tavella, Meredith Reynolds), 2:58, PP
Shots: Conn College 44, Colby 28. Goalies: Amy Leichliter (Conn, 64:57, 1 GA, 27 saves); Brianne Wheeler (Colby, 65:00, 1 GA, 43 saves).


 
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