Big early lead by Camels hurts women's hockey

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 14, 2012
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Marissa Simmons (7) and goalie Grace Dickinson try to clear the puck. (Dustin Satloff '15 photo)

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Grace Dickinson (Northfield, Ill.) made 34 saves after coming into the game after the Colby College women's hockey team fell behind 3-0 in a 4-1 loss to Connecticut College on Saturday at Alfond Rink.
Connecticut College scored three goals in the opening 5:09 of play on the way to the NESCAC win.
Jen Morgan (Orange, Conn.) scored her first collegiate goal at 2:14 from Katelyn Driscoll (Peabody, Mass.) to give the Camels (5-5-2 overall, 3-4-1 NESCAC) a 1-0 lead.
Ariel DiPasquale notched her sixth goal of the season at 4:51 from Courtney Dumont (Lewiston, Maine) and Olivia Farrell (New York, N.Y.). The Camels made it 3-0 just 18 seconds later when Driscoll scored her first goal of the season from Lauren Posillico (Nesconset, N.Y.).
The Mules cut the lead to 3-1 with the lone goal of the second period. Natalie Fischer scored the first goal of her career at 16:56 from Maddy Borek (Durham, N.H.) and Sylvia Xistris (Larchmont, N.Y.).
Conn College had another player score their first collegiate goal when Amelia Dineen (Arlington, Mass.) closed out the scoring at 8:22 of the third period from Andrea McRae (Stittsville, Ontario).
Camel goaltender Amy Leichliter (West Chester, Pa.) stopped 25 shots.
Connecticut College 4, Colby 1
Conn College 3#0#1---4
Colby            0#1#0---1
1st period
Conn: Jen Morgan (Katelyn Driscoll), 2:14
Conn: Ariel DiPasquale (Courtney Dumont, Olivia Farrell), 4:51
Conn: Katelyn Driscoll (Lauren Posillico), 5:09
2nd period
Colby: Natalie Fischer (Maddy Borek, Sylvia Xistris), 16:56
3rd period
Conn: Amelia Dineen (Andrea McRae), 8:22
Shots: Conn College 39, Colby 26. Power play: Conn College 0-4, Colby 0-4. Goalies: Amy Leichliter (Conn, 60:00, 1 GA, 25 saves); Brianne Wheeler (Colby, 5:09, 3 GA, 1 save) and Grace Dickinson (Colby, 54:51, 1 GA, 34 saves).

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