Bowdoin College 6, Connecticut College 1 Kirker Tallies Goal for Camels

NEW LONDON, Conn.--Dominique Lozzi (Reading, Mass.) tallied two goals and one assist and the Bowdoin College women´s hockey team (2-2-1, 1-1-1) cruised to a 6-1 victory against Connecticut College (1-5, 1-4) in a game played at Dayton Arena Friday night. Kayte Holtz (New Berlin, Wis.) chipped in with a goal and two assists for the Polar Bears, who snapped the Camels´ four-game winning streak in the NESCAC rivalry. Junior Jill Campbell (Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) and Stephanie Ludy (Shrewsbury, Mass.) each contributed with a goal and an assist for the visitors. Lozzi opened the scoring when she put back a rebound on her initial scoring bid for a goal at 3:55 of the first period. With 13:28 remaining, Holtz went to her backhand for a power play goal to make it a 2-0 game. Lozzi and Campbell assisted on the marker. The Camels got one back with 12:11 remaining in the first. Junior Kelsey Kirker (Milton, Vt.) stuffed one in after Sam Schoeneberger (Vernon, Conn.) won a 50/50 battle for the puck on the side of the goal to assist on the tally. In the second period, Connecticut College senior Sara Christopher (Andover, Mass.) came up with two clutch stops to keep the Camels within a goal. With 9:36 remaining, Christopher made a point-blank save when Katherine Pokrass (Ashland, Va.) went in alone for a scoring bid. Later on with 7:27 remaining, Christopher closed the pads on a low blast off the stick of Shelagh Merrill (Lowell, Mass.). But Kim Tess-Wanat (Fond Du Lac, Wis.) scored a critical goal at 5:07 of the third period and the Polar Bears regained their two goal advantage. Ludy added the fourth goal with 11:07 left to make it a 4-1 game. Bowdoin added two more goals, including Lozzi´s second of the night to close out the scoring with 1:11 remaining. Kayla Lessard (Enfield, Conn.) finished with 25 saves for the Polar Bears. Christopher made 23 saves in the setback for the hosts.

December 4, 2009

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