Johnston Scores Three To Push Cornell Past Niagara
Nov. 27, 2010
Courtesy of Ithaca Athletics
ITHACA, N.Y. - Rebecca Johnston scored three goals and added a pair of assists to lead the Cornell women's hockey team to its second straight 6-0 victory over Niagara on Saturday afternoon at Lynah Rink. Brianne Jenner chipped in a pair of goals and two assists in the win for the Big Red (10-1).
Chelsea Karpenko added a goal, while Jessica Campbell and Alyssa Gagliardi both pitched in a pair of helpers on the night. Amanda Young and Kendice Ogilvie both added an assist for Cornell, which finished the night scoreless in three power-play chances.
Amanada Mazzotta got the start and made 10 saves in the first half of the contest before coming to the bench in favor of freshman Lauren Slebodnick, who made nine saves in her second straight night of relief. Niagara goaltender Jenni Bauer got the start and allowed four goals on 18 shots in the first period before coming to the bench in favor of Sarah Moses, who allowed two goals on 29 shots. Niagara (3-10-3) finished the night scoreless in three power-play chances.
Cornell returns to action on Tuesday, traveling to Syracuse for a 7 p.m. nonconference contest.