WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.-Williams College (2-0) scored a pair of power play goals 6:37 apart from each other in the first period and went on to defeat the Connecticut College Camels (0-2) 5-0 in a NESCAC women´s hockey game played in Williamstown Saturday.
Hanna Systrom (Winchester, Mass.) opened the scoring at 10:51 of the first period for the Ephs. Sam Weinstein (Marblehead, Mass.) and Nicolle Perry (Mohegan Lake, N.Y.) assisted on what proved to be the difference maker. With 2:32 remaining in the first, the Ephs extended their lead when Jacqueline Berglass (Milford, Conn.) potted her second goal of the season. Torrey Taussig (Larchmont, N.Y.) and Lauren Zurek (Plymouth, Minn.) assisted on the tally.
The Ephs added a third goal in the opening frame and a pair of insurance markers in the third period.
The Camels out-shot the Ephs 36-to-32 in the setback. Senior net-minder Sara Christopher (Andover, Mass.) recorded the 1,000th save of her career in the second period and finished with 27 stops in the setback. Sarah Plunkett (Barrington, R.I.) turned back 36 Camel shots in her second shutout of the weekend for the Ephs.
Connecticut College will make its first appearance on its home ice next Saturday afternoon when it hosts intrastate rival Trinity College for a 3:00 p.m. game at Dayton Arena.
November 21, 2009