Women's Ice Hockey Falls To #5 Trinity, 4-2

Nicola Garat

HARTFORD, Conn. - Trinity's Emily Weedon scored the game winning goal at 11:53 in the third period to lead the Bantams to victory over the Holy Cross women's ice hockey team, 4-2, Tuesday evening in Hartford, Conn. With the loss, Holy Cross snaps its unbeaten streak, falling to 12-1-1 on the season. Trinity College picked up its seventh consecutive win, improving to 10-1-2.

The Crusaders got off to a quick start, scoring two goals in the first period to take a quick 2-0 lead. Sophomore Nicola Garat (Princeton, N.J.) scored a shorthanded goal at the 12:13 mark, before sophomore Stacey Hochkins (New Boston, Mich.) netted her 15th goal of the season at the 14:30 mark.

Trinity cut Holy Cross' lead in half at the 14:45 mark in the second period when Hannah Harvey scored for the Bantams. The Bantams tied the game, 2-2, at the 10:29 mark in the in the third period and then Weedon scored the go-ahead goal just 1:24 later to give Trinity a 3-2 lead. Britney Ryan added the Bantams' fourth goal of the night, an empty netter, with just 15 seconds remaining in regulation.

Sophomore goalie Carly Dominick-Sobol (Syracuse, N.Y.) suffered her first loss of the season, falling to 5-1-0, while Isabel Iwachiw picked up her ninth win of the year (9-1-2). Dominick-Sobol allowed three goals, making 42 stops. Iwachiw allowed two goals, stopping 28 Holy Cross shots. Trinity out shot the Crusaders 46-30, while each team took advantage of the power play, Holy Cross going 1-2 and Trinity 1-7.

Holy Cross returns home to the Hart Center on Sunday, Jan. 16 for a 2:00 p.m. faceoff with Castleton State.