Connecticut College 6, #9 Trinity College 2 DiPasquale Tallies Two Scores to Lead Camels in Offensive Uprising

The Camels Sent an Early Message to the NESCAC, Piling Up 68 Shots in a Two-Game Series with Trinity
The Camels Sent an Early Message to the NESCAC, Piling Up 68 Shots in a Two-Game Series with Trinity
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Junior Ariel DiPasquale (Whitestone, N.Y.) scored twice and rookie net-minder Kelsie Fralick (West Chester, Pa.) stopped 27 of 29 shots to lead Connecticut College past ninth ranked Trinity College in a 6-2 NESCAC victory at Dayton Arena Saturday. The Camels and Bantams close out the weekend with 1-1 record after Trinity took the front end of the two game series Friday night. Sophomore forward Olivia Farrell (New York, N.Y.) dished out two assists for the winning side. Samantha Shuffenecker (Oswego, N.Y.), Sam Schoeneberger (Vernon, Conn.), Lauren Posillico (Nesconset, N.Y.) and Jillian Dolliff (Excelsior, Minn.) all had goals in the offensive uprising for the Camels. Trinity College senior forward Brigitte Cellino (Buffalo, N.Y.) recorded a goal and an assist in the setback for the visitors. Senior defender Payson Sword (Princeton, N.J.) chipped in with a goal for the Bantams. Kristen Maxwell (Nashville, Tenn.) finished with 21 saves in goal for Trinity. Posillico scored a critical goal at 7:32 of the third period that allowed the Camels to regain their two goal advantage at 4-2. The Camels added some additional insurance 1:46 later when first year forward Jen Morgan (Orange, Conn.) assisted Dolliff for a score in a 2-on-1 breakaway. DiPasquale closed out the scoring with a power play marker at 18:41 to make it a 6-2 game. Trinity applied heavy pressure in the second period, tallying 15 of their 29 shots in the frame. After falling behind 2-0 and 3-1, Cellino scored with 1:34 left in the period to make it a 3-2 game. The Camels scored the only goal of the first period. First year forward Jess Descorcie (Westford, Vt.) stole the puck on her forecheck and hit Shuffenecker in the slot for a one-timer at 16:56 of the period. Over the weekend, Connecticut College proved that they are a squad that has depth and capability of getting production from all four lines. The hosts piled up 68 shots in the two games. The Camels were a perfect 7-for-7 on the penalty kill in Saturday's win. Connecticut College will take a break and return to action Friday, Dec. 2 for a 7:00 p.m. NESCAC game against Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. The Bantams will host Nichols College Tuesday night for a 7:00 p.m. game in Hartford, Conn.

November 19, 2011

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